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: 05/19/2022

Job Title: Dean of the Libary

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

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


Submission Date: 05/18/2022

Job Title: Acquisitions Librarian

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

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $87,791 - $139,534

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


Submission Date: 05/17/2022

Job Title: Discovery and Systems Librarian

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

Qualifications: Minimum Education/Experience RequirementsMaster's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.Graduation with a master's degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.Preferred Education, Skills and Training Experience:SystemsExperience with ExLibris’s Alma/Primo platform is highly desirable.Experience determining and configuring back-end functionality in an ILS (configuring cataloging rules, import tables, etc.)Familiarity with networking concepts such as security certificates, domain name systems, port numbers.Knowledge of current and emerging models and tools used by libraries for resource discovery. CatalogingThree years of recent cataloging/metadata experience in an academic or research library.Knowledge of current descriptive and subject cataloging practices such as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 formats, and authority control.Proficiency with software programs/products associated with library functions (e.g., Alma, Primo, OpenAthens, OCLC systems and services, MARCEdit, OpenRefine, etc.). Preferred: familiarity with PHP or Python, XML/XSLT, SQL and API web services.Demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented and repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy.Experience with bulk importing and exporting of cataloging/metadata records.Experience developing cataloging/metadata policies and creating documentation to improve communication and processes.Familiarity with emerging trends in linked data, such as BIBFRAME, RDF, SKOS, etc.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full job description and additional information visit our Web site at https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/42253. Job allows for up to 2 days of telework.For further details about this position and Atkins Library, please join us for an Information Session on Wednesday, May 25 at 12:00pm EST. You can register for the information session here: https://forms.gle/QgNCxjHgRCBFw7qe8 ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #008618)Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Salary:

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


Submission Date: 05/17/2022

Job Title: Library Director

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/17/2022

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $45,822.48

Contact: Kathy Vossler, Library Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/06/2022

Job Title: Reference Librarian

Job Description: Middle Georgia Regional Library invites you to apply for the position of Reference Librarian. The Reference Librarian is a vital team member in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.”Our work culture:Middle Georgia Regional Library fosters a collaborative culture where teamwork is necessary to make a difference. Our staff is the engine that drives our award-winning facilities, innovative programming, and extensive collections.Diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences bring unique strengths and perspectives to our team. We embrace each member’s unique identity to ensure our service reflects our diverse community.Staff at MGRL enjoy a generous benefits package which includes 20 days of vacation leave, 10 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays, membership in the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, and medical insurance through the State Health Benefit Plan.Our community:Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning, and is highly invested in library service. The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage. The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.Position summary:Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference, the Reference Librarian provides general and specialized reference assistance to public library patrons. This position is expected to have knowledge of the library collection, resources (both electronic and print), library policies, and procedures.This position is housed at the reference desk of Washington Memorial Library, and the workload will vary daily. In addition to typical reference duties, the Reference Librarian will support the Business and Nonprofit Center (BANC) through hosting classes and providing one-on-one training.The Reference Librarian will work to provide businesses and nonprofits in the Middle Georgia area with the resources, services, and programs necessary to ensure they have the information necessary to be successful and competitive.Additional information:This position will contribute to collection development, programming, compiling user guides, collection of statistics, and positive overall user experience.The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.-Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services.-Explains and assists in use of reference resources, such as book and periodical indexes, to locate information.-Describes or demonstrates procedures for navigating the public access catalog and electronic resources.-Answers queries on complicated reference subjects, including formulating and processing online search requests.-Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on use of the library and its resources.-Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of classes on computer skills.-Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials.-Helps organize and maintain reference materials.-Compiles bibliographies and develops library user guides, both printed and electronic.-Assists in reference collection development, including planning and promoting electronic information resources and services.-Helps catalog and classify reference materials.Required qualifications:-Master’s degree in Library or Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited university, or ability to obtain MLS/MLIS within one year after date of hire.-Experience working with the public.Salary:Starting at $42,000, with an MLS/MLIS.Benefits:-Vacation (accrual starting at 20 days per year)-Sick Leave (10 days per year)-11 paid holidays per year-Macon-Bibb County life insurance-Teachers Retirement System of Georgia defined benefit retirement plan (401A) - 6% employee contribution, 19.81% (increasing to 19.98% on July 1, 2022) employer contribution-State Health Benefit PlanAbout MGRL:Middle Georgia Regional Library serves seven counties through 19 locations across central Georgia.Our Vision:Our Vision for Middle Georgia is a literate, engaged, and enlightened community.Our Mission:The mission of Middle Georgia Regional Library is to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.Our Values:-Convenient and equal access for all-Good stewardship of taxpayer resources-Highly skilled library personnel-Every user leaves with a good impression

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/02/2022

Job Title: Technical Services Librarian / Assistant Professor

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: pa220.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=57460


Submission Date: 04/29/2022

Job Title: Temporary Collection and Content Services Assistant (P/T)

Job Description: The College of Charleston Libraries is seeking a part-time, temporary library assistant for their Collection and Content Services department, working in several functional areas including cataloging, collection development, and subscription-based resources. The Collection and Content Services Assistant will work with librarians on a variety of projects including book receiving and processing, serials processing, serials maintenance, and collection maintenance. This position on average will work 25 hours/week (no evening or weekend hours) and would be an ideal opportunity for a library school student or someone interested (or experienced) in technical services library work as it will provide a well-rounded work experience under the direct supervision of seasoned and collegial librarians.

Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.Proven experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.Ability to plan, prioritize work, and meet deadlines.Ability to work independently and in a team environment.Strong attention to detail.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Strong written and oral communication skills.Preferred Qualifications:Experience working in a library.Experience working in library technical services.Experience working in the Alma Library Services Platform.Experience using Zoom, Zoom chat, and/or Slack.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: For more information and to apply, please visit the complete job listing here:https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/12068

Salary: $15 - $17/hour

Contact: Heather Gilbert Associate Dean, Collection and Content ServicesCollege of Charleston Libraries


Submission Date: 04/28/2022

Job Title: Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian

Job Description: Join a welcoming team that’s transforming library and campus community culture by offering a sense of place, purpose, value, and belonging on the Winthrop campus and in the surrounding community. The Ida Jane Dacus Library seeks a solution-focused, collaborative, and advocacy-oriented Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian who leverages current and emerging standards and practices to ensure the integrity of the Library and Archives’ discovery, repository, and other technological systems and associated hardware and software.Reporting to the Head of Content Services, the Digital Strategies Librarian works collaboratively with library and archives employees, as well as campus-wide partners and vendors to provide strategic leadership in systems and other library technology. The person in this role provides collegial guidance in associated policies, workflows, and procedures to support the teaching and scholarship of the Winthrop community. The successful candidate implements a guiding leadership ethos, applies creative approaches to problem solving, and considers the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Core Organizational Values – and Winthrop University’s values – of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in their daily and collaborative work.This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position, and rank will be assigned at the assistant or associate level, commensurate with experience.Essential duties include:Providing guidance for the library and archives’ discovery systems and technology products, including Ex Libris Alma and Digital Commons. Managing and prioritizing the library and archives information technology needs, including monitoring support requests.Collaborating with the Metadata & Discovery Librarian to assist in refining workflows for metadata schema and guidelines for the library and archives.Supervising the library’s technology support specialist, including liaison work with the campus' information technology services department.Identifying, prioritizing, and implementing technology projects.Maintaining currency of knowledge in emerging library technology trends.Staying up-to-date on changes and upgrades to existing library systems and platforms.Participating in the library’s collection development processes and research and user programs and services.Participating in academic responsibility, student intellectual development, scholarly activity, and professional stewardship activities as outlined for promotion and tenure.Performing other position related duties and/or projects as required.Work Environment: This position includes daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate may work with the surrounding community and with other universities, national, and international stakeholders and partners.Recent graduates of MLIS programs are encouraged to apply. A degree must be completed by time of hire.

Qualifications: RequiredALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree.Excellent analytical, oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.Relevant experience or education in integrated library systems or library technology platforms.Preferred:People interested in this position may find one or more of the following skills and qualifications beneficial to performing the responsibilities of this role. These skills and qualifications are not required.At least two years of supervisory experience.Project management experience. Experience as administrator of institutional repositories.Experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues.Familiarity with web site administration and management.An understanding of metadata tools and standards, such as RDA, Dublin Core, MARC.Familiarity with the Springshare product suite.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/94983%20 Please submit the following items:Cover letter;Curriculum vitae or detailed resume;Names, titles, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references;All graduate degree transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at this stage).All materials should be submitted electronically. Review will continue until the position has been filled.

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

Contact: Cody Walters [email protected]


Submission Date: 04/28/2022

Job Title: Librarian II - Circulation Manager

Job Description: The Henderson County Public Library in Hendersonville, NC is seeking a Circulation Manager to perform difficult professional and supervisory work for the County Public Library system; supervises subordinates and volunteers assigned to circulation services program; plans, schedules, and oversees operations of the library’s circulation desk; provides technical and reference assistance; assists with collection development; performs related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited school or from a regionally accredited school of higher education, with some professional library and supervisory experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications must be obtained, fully completed, and submitted to Henderson County HRD by mail 112 First Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28792, by email ([email protected]rsoncountync.gov), or by fax (828) 698-6184. Please see our website, www.hendersoncountync.gov/hr and refer to the Additional Applicant Information section for more detailed instructions.

Salary: $43,270.50

Contact: Contact the Human Resources Department at [email protected] for more information.


Submission Date: 04/27/2022

Job Title: Assistant Director for Operations and Planning

Job Description: Reporting to the Interim Executive Director of Libraries and Media Centers, the Assistant Director for Operations and Planning will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the Public Services Department. The Main Library has been submitted for a grant for total renovation of its three floors. This position will lead the the effort to build an innovative interior that will serve the 21st century research and learning needs of university students. The position should be available to work evening and weekend instructional and reference duties both remotely and in person. As a member of the library’s leadership team, the Assistant Director for Operations and Planning will be responsible for facility management and planning for future growth and expansion. This position is a liaison to two academic departments. It is a 12-month position with faculty status. The Assistant Director represents the Interim Executive Director in meetings and may assume overall responsibility for the Libraries and Media Centers in the absence of the Interim Executive Director. Skills required for this position:•Provide direction and insight for improvement of the library’s infrastructure•Experience with working with facilities management to implement space planning that supports student learning and collaboration•Chair the Libraries and Media Centers Renovation Committee •Demonstrated project management experience •Have experience with working multiple departments•Have personnel management experience, preferably in medium size academic library•Demonstrated ability to teach information literacy at undergraduate and graduate level•Ability to produce reports and compile data for accreditation and assessment•Assists the Interim Executive Director in the development of the library's budget•Have the ability to write grants that support library initiatives• Demonstrated ability to set priorities, to organize, and implement new initiatives•Serve on library, faculty, and university-wide committees.•Other duties as assigned that will support the operational and strategic success of the Libraries and Media Centers

Qualifications: Minimum Education Experience: Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution; Five to ten years of current managerial library reference and instructional experience; skilled in project management, facility management and personnel managementPreferred: Second masters or doctorate; Credentials for the rank of Associate Professor, which includes a substantial record of publication and presentations; engineering or interior design background; Experience with course management systems;

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: pa220.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=57450

Salary: Starting salary: $80,000+

Contact: Mailing Address Office of Human Resources Campus Box 96283 500 John A. Merritt Blvd.Nashville, TN. 37209-1561 Phone: 615-963-5281


Submission Date: 04/26/2022

Job Title: Librarian II, Full-time, Youth Services

Job Description: Posting Date: Friday, April 22, 2022Application Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022Position: Librarian II (MLIS Degree Required), Youth Services, Hughes Main Library and 2 Branch Locations. Provides programs to children ages 0-17 and to families.Pay: $43,797 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: May 2022Schedule: Mon. - Fri. 8:30a-5:00p. Every 5-6 weeks, this position works one weekend day, either Sat. 8:30a-6:00p OR Sun. 1:30p-6:00p. (When working a weekend day, the employee is off Friday before or another day during the week.) Occasional evenings to attend outreach events.FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Youth Services (YS) Manager, this position is responsible for providing quality collection development, programs for youth, reader’s advisory, reference and circulation services at assigned library locations.EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E).Assists Customers•Provides readers’ advisory and reference services to children, teens and adults serving children. (E)•Assists patrons in locating materials and information using the library’s catalog, online databases and other online resources. (E)Circulation•Works the public service desk in the Children’s Area at Main and/or branches as assigned/needed. (E)Collection Development•Maintains youth materials in assigned branches, including by applying stickers, organizing, and weeding, following the pre-determined schedule. (E)•Reviews, evaluates, and selects new books and other youth materials from professional journals and/or online resources. (E) •Assesses library materials for mending or repair needs or consideration for discard/replacement. (E)•Assists in evaluation of youth materials that are subject to patron request for reconsideration or that otherwise require reevaluation. (E)•Keeps abreast of popular titles and series. (E)•Participates in YS and YS Collection Development meetings. Serves on other Library committees as assigned. (E)Duties•Assists in the development of booklists, brochures, pamphlets, web pages, and social media pertaining to youth services and programs as assigned. (E)•Answers questions on library operations, policies and procedures, and handles problems and complaints. (E) •Prepares monthly reports, timesheets, statistical information, and other documents for administrative use. (E)•Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current professional literature; attending local and state professional organizations’ meetings; and attending classes, workshops, webinars/seminars and programs dealing with child development and/or youth services. (E)•Creates library displays. (E)•Reads and is familiar with juvenile literature and reference tools to facilitate tasks. (E)•Collects statistics for, assesses, and evaluates programs presented. (E)•Submits programming/events to be featured in the Library’s Calendar of Events and website to the YS Manager in a timely, accurate manner. (E)•Understands Library System policies and Code of Conduct and equitably enforces them. (E) •Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Performs other duties as assigned.Plans and Conducts Programs/Events•Prepares and presents youth programs that meet the specific needs of assigned branches/audiences. (E) •Participates in digital programming. (E)•Learns, understands, and incorporates Every Child Ready to Read and Palmetto Basics principles, and STEAM activities as appropriate. (E) •Considers program appeal, viability, budget, and safety when planning programs/events. (E)•Gathers supplies needed for programs/events and transports them to/from event locations. (E)•Collaborates with YS and/or branch staff to develop, promote, and facilitate special programs. (E)•Reserves, sets up, and breaks down programs spaces as needed. (E)•Conducts library tours. (E)Outreach•Works with Youth Services Manager to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for youth and/or caregivers. (E)•Promotes awareness and encourages usage of Library resources and services to schools and other agencies. (E)•Contacts youth-oriented agencies in the vicinity of assigned branches and offers to conduct programs for them. (E)

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including general knowledge of the major fields of learning. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and library staff. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to provide adequate instruction and directions to subordinates. Strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Ability to organize and maintain complex filing systems. Knowledge of business arithmetic. Ability to work under frequently stressful conditions and meet required deadlines. Ability to recognize and correct errors. Ability to perform routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. Ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail. Good personal computing skills, including effective use of word processing and spreadsheet programs, various Internet browsers and email. Skilled in the operation and care of computer equipment and barcode equipment. Ability to learn on-line computer functions. Customer service oriented. Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-oriented information in oral, written and electronic forms. Knowledge of youth developmental stages. Knowledge of children’s literature and child development. Knowledge of Every Child Ready to Read and Palmetto Basics principles, and STEAM activities. Ability to plan and execute engaging, age appropriate programs for youth. Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSUse of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement required. Valid S.C. driver’s license required. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEMaster’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is required, with an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with children in a library or formal learning environment. Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift and carry up to 40 pounds for a distance of 300 feet•push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle or feel

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $43,797 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy QuinnHuman Resources SpecialistGreenville County Library System 864-527-9232 [email protected]


Submission Date: 04/18/2022

Job Title: Historian

Job Description: The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Historian in order to conduct research and write narratives related to the history of MUSC that will be used to commemorate the Bicentennial of the institution. The position is temporary, ending December 31, 2023. You will be part of the Waring Historical Library staff, which is the Rare Book and Special Collections, and Archives department of the University Libraries and will report to the Curator of the Waring Historical Library.The position is temporary, ending December 31, 2023.Salary is commensurate with education/experience. Minimum of $60,000 for candidate with required education and appropriate experience.Review of applications will begin May 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete the application and submit a cover letter, resume/cv, and the contact information for three references. For more information and to apply, please go to: http://jobs.library.musc.edu The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: M.A./M.S. degree in HistoryExperience conducting academic research and writing narrativesExperience working with work teams and setting and meeting deadlines

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Review of applications will begin May 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete the application and submit a cover letter, resume/cv, and the contact information for three references. For more information and to apply, please go to: http://jobs.library.musc.edu

Salary: $60,000

Contact: Ms. Shannon D. Jones, MLS, M.Ed, AHIP(she/her)Director of Libraries & ProfessorMedical University of South CarolinaDirector, Region 2, NNLM171 Ashley Avenue, Suite 419, MSC 403Charleston, SC 29425-4030843-792-8839 | [email protected] https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9650-581X


Submission Date: 04/18/2022

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant (Temporary)

Job Description: Provides reference and circulation services to library users. Answers directional and informational questions about MTC Library, its services and materials. Monitors and troubleshoots student computing, printing and computing tools. Effectively directs students to library resources. Maintains daily library operations to include: opening and closing procedures, checking out and monitoring study rooms, clerical work and maintaining physical library materials (shelving, shifting and shelf reading). Performs other duties as required. Midlands Technical College is dedicated to providing excellent service to its students, employees and the community. Hours: Monday-Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma and experience in library, clerical or customer service related field.Preferred Qualifications: Associate's degree with two (2) years' experience in library work, or a high school diploma and four (4) years' experience in library, clerical or customer service related field.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must visit the SC State Jobs website at: www.careers.sc.gov to complete and submit an on-line application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Transcripts must be submitted with the employment application when a degree is required. Copies of transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are required if hired. Deadline: April 27, 2022

Salary: Hiring Range: $11.00-$13.00 per hour. Eligible for health insurance benefits and participation in the State Retirement System.

Contact: No calls, please.


Submission Date: 04/15/2022

Job Title: Bilingual Specialist, Youth Services

Job Description: Position: Bilingual Specialist, Youth Services, Hughes Main Library Pay: $43,797 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: May 2022Schedule: Mon., Tues., Wed., & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; and Fri.9:30a-6:00p. Every 5-6 weeks, this position works one weekend day, either Saturday 8:30a-6:00p OR Sunday 1:30p-6:00p (When working a weekend day, the employee is off Friday before or another day during the week.) May also work a few weekend hours to participate in an outreach event.FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Youth Services (YS) Manager, this position is responsible for providing quality collection development, programs for youth, reader’s advisory, reference and circulation services at assigned library and outreach locations. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E).Assists Customers•Provides readers’ advisory and reference services in English and/or Spanish to children, teens and adults serving children. (E)•Guides customers of any age with the use of print and non-print resources, databases, and internet usage. (E)Circulation•Works the public service desk in the Children’s Area of the Main Library and/or branches as assigned/needed. (E)•Uses the Library System’s integrated library system to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. Includes processing of system-generated reports. (E) Collection Development•Maintains Spanish and bilingual (English/Spanish) materials for youth system-wide, including weeding. E)•Reviews, evaluates, and selects new books in Spanish or English/Spanish bilingual and other youth materials from professional journals and/or online resources. (E) •Assesses library materials for mending, or repair needs or consideration for discard/replacement. (E)•Checks arrangement of materials on shelves to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Sorts and shelves library materials according to their established filing arrangement. (E)•Assists in evaluation of youth materials that are subject to patron request for reconsideration or that otherwise require reevaluation. (E)•Keeps abreast of popular titles and series. (E)•Participates in YS and YS Collection Development meetings. Serves on other Library System committees as assigned. (E)•Reads and is familiar with juvenile literature and reference tools to facilitate tasks. (E)Duties•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating patron records, placing holds, etc. (E)•Provides assistance to Spanish speaking customers throughout the Library System (in-person and/or by phone, email, etc.) (E) •Acts as Team Leader, i.e. serves as the responsible party for the unit’s operation evenings, weekends, or as designated. (E) •Assists or acts as substitute for all Youth Services Programmers.•Translates, proofs, and edits youth-related in-house produced materials as needed.•Proofs information carefully and by the stated deadline.•Assists in the development of booklists, brochures, pamphlets, web pages, and social media pertaining to youth services and programs as assigned. (E)•Answers questions on Library System operations, policies and procedures, and handles problems and complaints. (E) •Instructs and demonstrates use of Library System equipment for the public as needed. (E)•Prepares monthly reports, timesheets, statistical information, and other documents for administrative use. (E)•Collaborates with members of other units on grants and programs. (E)•Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current professional literature; attending local and state professional organizations’ meetings; and attending classes, workshops, seminars and programs dealing with child development, the Hispanic community, and/or youth services. (E)•Creates library displays. (E)•Submits to the YS Manager, in a timely, accurate manner programming/events to be featured in print, social media, and/or on the Library System website. (E)•Communicates and equitably enforces Library System’s Code of Conduct and policies, procedures, and rules to customers. (E) •Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Performs other duties as assigned.Plans and Conducts Programs/Events•Plans, develops, and presents youth programs, including specials (for example: Día, Day of the Dead, Hispanic Heritage Month) that meet the specific needs of assigned branches/audiences. (E) •Participates in digital programming. (E)•Reviews, evaluates, and responds to program requests from outside sources or Library System staff in conjunction with the Youth Services Manager. (E)•Represents the Library System in developing and maintaining partnerships and other collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for youth and/or caregivers. (E)•Learns, understands, and incorporates Palmetto Basics principles and STEAM activities as appropriate. (E) •Considers program appeal, viability, budget, and safety when planning programs/events. (E)•Gathers supplies needed for programs/events and transports them to/from event locations. (E)•Collaborates with YS and/or branch staff to develop, promote, and facilitate special programs. (E)•Reserves, sets up, and breaks down program spaces as needed. (E)•Conducts library tours. (E)•Collects statistics for, assesses, and evaluates programs presented. (E)Outreach•Works with Youth Services Manager to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for youth and/or caregivers. (E)•Contacts youth-oriented agencies and offers to conduct bilingual programs for them. (E) •Promotes awareness and encourages usage of Library System resources and services to schools and other agencies. (E)•Attends and presents information at regularly scheduled meetings and special events of local Hispanic-focused groups. (E)•Promotes Library System use and services to caregivers and children. (E)•Represents the library at childcare and parenting fairs, PTA programs, and other outside events. (E)

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including general knowledge of the major fields of learning. Knowledge of Hispanic cultures and traditions. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, Greenville County’s Hispanic community, and library staff. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to provide adequate instruction and directions to subordinates. Strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Ability to organize and maintain complex filing systems. Knowledge of business arithmetic. Ability to work under frequently stressful conditions and meet required deadlines. Ability to recognize and correct errors. Ability to perform routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. Ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail. Good personal computing skills, including effective use of word processing and spreadsheet programs, various Internet browsers and email. Skilled in the operation and care of computer equipment and barcode equipment. Ability to learn on-line computer functions. Customer service oriented. Ability to communicate (in both English and Spanish) concepts, general information and task-oriented information in oral, written and electronic forms. Knowledge of youth developmental stages. Knowledge of children’s literature. Ability to plan and execute engaging, age appropriate programs for youth. Bilingual – Fluent English/Spanish required.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSUse of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement required. Valid S.C. driver’s license required.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEMaster’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university or a Master’s Degree of Education or related field is required, with an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with children in a library or formal learning environment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift and carry up to 40 pounds for a distance of 300 feet•push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to touch, handle or feel

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $43,797 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources Specialist [email protected] 864-527-9232


Submission Date: 04/15/2022

Job Title: Librarian/ Outreach Librarian

Job Description: GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a position that provides professional library duties to the community under direct or general supervision of Library Director or Office Manager; does related work as required.Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to:Plan and coordinate activities with the library’s outreach vehicle. Creates, plans and coordinates children’s programs and programs for adults both for outreach and in the library dependent on library needs. Will collaborate with pre-schools and schools, churches and other community partners to encourage reading and literacy in the community. Will work closely as a team member with other staff.Attend workshops, conferences, and training to develop skills that that will benefit the community.Actively participates in development of long-term goals for the library.Writes monthly report and compiles statistics.May work at the circulation desk, answering reference questions, and providing readers’ advisory services and assisting with other front desk duties. May oversee library in absence of higher staff.This position requires the ability and willingness to travel and work at any library location within the county.Perform collection development responsibilities; may be responsible for the selection, and maintenance of particular collections.Engage, encourage, and assist diverse customers in all areas of the library in a welcoming, professional, and respectful manner.Drive the library’s outreach vehicle.Assist with the training of staff in various areas.Other duties as assigned.The Candidate: Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesDemonstrate a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills and flexibilityExperience working with children and children’s literaturePossess solid organizational and communication skills (specifically writing and reading)Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, be dependable, and complete tasks on schedule. A working knowledge of electronic databases of library materials and computer applications (specifically Microsoft and Google) and be comfortable and proficient using current technology. Display knowledge or interest in emerging technologies.Exhibit creativity, initiative, and passion about developing library services that benefit the entire community.Hours: This position is a full time salaried position working evenings and weekends as needed. This position has a benefits package including vacation and health insurance.Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:ALA accredited Masters of Library Science degree. Eligible for or holds South Carolina library certification.Valid driver’s license with safe driving recordMust be able to pass the required pre-employment physical, drug test and background checkMust be able to lift 20 pounds and must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $37,000 - $41,000 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Email: [email protected]


Submission Date: 04/14/2022

Job Title: Digital Projects Coordinator

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 Digital Projects Coordinator in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. Under the supervision of the Library Collections and Services Director, the Digital Projects Coordinator is responsible for coordinating digitization workflows for scanning and the coordination and prioritization of internal digital projects and that of external partner institutions.The candidate must have excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact courteously and effectively with internal and external customers. They should have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines under limited supervision. They must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of staff and management.WHAT WE BELIEVE:We outwardly demonstrate who we are as an organization through our values. Our people are our greatest resource and our values drive our people.•Communication: We believe communication in every direction and through multiple methods is essential to doing our work at the highest level. As an information organization, we use a transparent process for decision making which encourages creativity and fosters collaboration among staff and our community.•Flexibility: An agile organization is one that can change course to provide better services. We define our organization in this way and pride ourselves in being good stewards of all resources.•Community Driven: Our community is the state. Our value is demonstrated in what we are able to give back as public servants. We believe that by remaining open to our community’s needs, we can personalize experiences for individuals and groups.•Inclusivity: We strive to expand opportunities to better connect with others and break down barriers. Integrity, respect, and equality guide our performance and we are committed to hiring staff that reflect our community.•Professionalism: Our staff model professionalism by providing a welcoming environment, excellent customer service, valuing diversity, and supporting multiple methods of service delivery. A well-trained and knowledgeable staff is our greatest asset.Major Responsibilities:•Digitizes library collection materials, including state documents, South Carolina special collections, and partner project materials.•Manages quality control for scanned library materials and born-digital state documents, including file renaming and uploading of items into digital repository.•Serves as the primary liaison for the South Carolina Digital Library (SCDL), coordinating with both SCDL staff and external partners to manage the ingest of digital collections into the SCDL repository.•Serves as direct contact for potential and participating digital project partner institutions and provides consultation in regard to collections, equipment, and procedures.•Coordinates the daily operations of the digitization workflows, including digitization, color management, quality control activities.•Schedules and trains volunteers/interns.•Maintains the master priority list of current and future digitized projects and monitors and adjusts the schedule accordingly.•Coordinates with vendors for outsourced scanning of collections, helps to identify candidates for selection, gathering collection information for the vendor to submit quotes, and for preparing the items for shipping.•Coordinates with the vendor the scanning specifications, the return of the physical materials and the quality control of the digitized files.•Performs preservation on collection materials and minor repairs on certain documents.•Evaluates items in the collection that may require outsourced conservation/repairs.•Other digital projects and departmental duties as assigned by the Library Collections and Services Director.•Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A high school diploma and work experience that is directly related to the area of employment. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for the related work experience.Preferred Qualifications:•Two (2) years of experience related to digitization and digitization technologies, including flatbed, feed, and overhead scanners; OCR and image editing software; file formats and standards.•Two (2) years of experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, or other image editor.•Two (2) years of experience handling different formats of archives and special collections materials, including documents, photographs, maps, negatives, slides, film, audio/video tapes.•One (1) year of experience handling special collections.•Knowledge of best practices for digitization.•Knowledge of best practices in preservation and proper care of library collections.•Performs preservation on collection materials and minor repairs on certain documents.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: SCSL is committed to providing our employees with a collaborative and inclusive work environment that provides challenging work, personal and professional growth, and a work/life balance. In addition to all the great perks we’ve already shared, we also offer:•Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, and more•15 days of annual leave per year•15 days of sick leave per year•13 paid holidays•Team Building Activities – We believe in growing togetherDon’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level! Apply today. As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3515643/digital-projects-coordinatorCompany Info:South Carolina State Library1500 Senate StreetColumbia, SC 29201Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov

Salary: $28,215 - $35,000

Contact: Luna E. Velez, MBA, pHCLE (she, her, hers) Human Resources Generalist 1500 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201 (803) 734-4612| [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 04/12/2022

Job Title: Digital Production Librarian/Archivist

Job Description: J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Digital Production Librarian/Archivist to coordinate the digitization program for cultural heritage materials in the Special Collections and Archives unit. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Special Collections and University Archives, the Digital Production Librarian/Archivist will work collaboratively with departmental, library, and university colleagues.Required: Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Graduation with master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. Preferred:Commitment to continual improvement in the ability to work respectfully and competently with individuals from the full range of cultural identity groupsCoursework or experience in archival theory and practice and/or special collections librarianshipTwo years of experience using digitization equipment and software Experience implementing best practices in still image and audio digitization for cultural heritage institutionsEvidence of familiarity with library and archival metadata and descriptive standards, particularly MODS and DACSEvidence of familiarity with digital repositories and content management systems, especially Fedora/IslandoraExperience with community engagement, particularly community archives or digitization projectsFor a full job description and additional information visit our Web site at https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/41087Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/41087(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #002154)

Salary: $65,000 maximum

Contact: Tyler Cline, Digital Archivist, [email protected]


Submission Date: 04/11/2022

Job Title: Librarian III - Branch Manager

Job Description: Seeking an enthusiastic, community minded librarian with supervisory and management experience for the Pelion Branch Library, a medium sized branch of the Lexington County Public Library. This individual supervises, trains, and guides staff. Assists in Strategic Planning for the branch, including facilities management. Oversees the Collection Development for the branch. Advocates library services through programs, community partnerships, and as the liaison to the Friends of the Library. Guides and assists customers in the use of technology and reference services. Provides high level customer service duties related to circulation and customer accounts. • Manages all aspects of the branch. Ensures branch is staffed and operational for the public. Supervises staff including; scheduling, training, and evaluating. Coaches and mentors staff regarding personnel matters. Assesses unique circumstances and makes informed decisions concerning customer service and facilities management. Collects and maintains accurate records of fines and fees and makes bank deposits. Plans and budgets for office and household supplies.• Plans for the branch based on community needs and on the vision and the mission of the library. Recommends changes or additions to facilities, services, and staffing. Assists in formulation of library policy and procedures, and ensures they are implemented. • Manages the collection of materials for the branch. Develops internal branch collection budget based on allocations. Analyzes circulation statistics and trends in order to create a Collection Development Plan for the branch. Selects and deselects materials based on community analysis.• Advocates for the library by promoting services and programs to individuals, civic organizations, community agencies and educational institutions. Cultivates partnerships through communication and interaction. Develops and presents dynamic programs for the public within the branch and through outreach activities. Provides opportunities for all ages to strengthen economic development, job skills, literacy, and recreation to build lifelong learning skills. Collaborates with the Friends of the Library.• Provides reference and technology services for the public. Trains and assists the public in the use of the library equipment, print and online resources, and electronic devices, including instruction for downloading electronic materials. Prepares bibliographic tools to provide readers’ advisory for adults and youth. • Provides quality customer service following library policies and procedures to successfully fulfill the the needs and expectations of the public. Manages the day-to-day duties, such as the circulation of materials, customer account issues, and customer registrations. Generates and processes documents and reports relating to customer requests and internal operations. • Performs other similar duties as required including working the Circulation Desk and Programming. May be called on to sub at other locations. • Attends system-wide and community meetings. Participates in system-wide committees and planning initiatives.

Qualifications: Requires public speaking. Schedule includes day, night and weekend hours.MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented be 3 - 5 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $46,741 - $50,012 DOQ

Contact: For more information call (803) 785-8225


Submission Date: 04/11/2022

Job Title: Librarian II - Reference

Job Description: Seeking an enthusiastic, tech-savvy librarian who can lead the Reference/Technology Department at the Irmo Branch of Lexington County Public Library. Would be responsible for leading a team of 6 in coordinating and implementing programming and outreach. Supervises staff within work area, provides feedback concerning programs and services delivered by staff. Responsible for establishing partnerships and building relationships with organizations and businesses within the community. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Responsible for building and maintaining a diverse and well-rounded collection of Reference and non-fiction materials that meets the community’s needs. 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: Requires public speaking. Requires a valid SC Driver's License. ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with 3 - 5 years of professional library and supervisory experience.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $42,095 - $47,181 DOQ

Contact: For more information call (803) 785-8225


Submission Date: 04/11/2022

Job Title: Digital Services Librarian

Job Description: *Plans, implements, and promotes a variety of digital literacy and technology-related library programs and workshops, including STEM outreach initiatives. *Provides one-on-one technology assistance to help patrons access digital resources or troubleshoot technology problems. *Assists with the creation of digital content, including the digitization of local history collections and the creation of online programs and videos. *Helps manage and maintain library software and technologies, including integrated library system, 3D printers, laser cutters, digital resources, etc.; provides training workshops for staff and patrons. *Edits library website and digital content for accuracy and consistency; updates and adds new content. *Creates, curates, and submits relevant, high-quality, and original content for the library's social media and other digital platforms. *Collaborates with the Library Director to develop and facilitate the implementation of a technology and digital services 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.*Assists with the collection, reporting, and analysis of data related to library services, programs, and resources. *Maintains an accurate inventory of technologies, software, and digital resources. *Works with the Director to budget for new technologies, software, and digital resources. *Assists with the selection, training, and implementation of new technologies used in STEAM-related outreach programs. *Assists in the coordination and management of e-rate applications to secure funding for broadband internet. *Assists with the preparation and promotion of library events, services, programming, and outreach.For additional information and to apply please go to:http://www.lincolncounty.org/2160/Employment-Opportunities

Please note: The position opening has been extended until May 6, 2022 5:00 pm.

Qualifications: Knowledge and level of competency associated with completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Master of Library Science degree preferred.Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand work of subordinate positions, answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years' experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online at:http://www.lincolncounty.org/2160/Employment-Opportunities

Salary: $47,964.80 - $50,377.60

Contact: Jennifer Sackett


Submission Date: 04/11/2022

Job Title: Library Administrator - Reference Services Coordinator

Job Description: Seeking an enthusiastic, community minded candidate to serve as the Reference Services Coordinator for Lexington County Public Library. The Reference Services Coordinator leads and coordinates the provision of reference services provided by the Library System. The position requires the ability to teach, coach, create content, innovate, attend to details, troubleshoot/adapt to new technologies, and work collaboratively to continuously improve service quality.The position requires strong knowledge of print and online reference services, patron technology, collection management, project management, and Microsoft Office software. •Responsible for the Collection Management and Development for reference resources for the Library System. Responsible for assigned budgets as allocated and the purchase of materials. Evaluates collections and plans additions and deletions based on community analysis and usage trends. Community analysis includes researching demographics and needs of the general public, students, and local businesses. Creates short and long term plans for internal budget allocations for print and online resources. Assesses resources links on library system website; organizes resources to make more accessible and usable to the customers. Selects and deselects print materials adhering to the library's Collection Development Policy. •Provides reference services to children, adults, and staff. Researches and answers reference questions, assists patrons in using library materials, online resources, and library equipment. Refers patrons to other agencies and institutions as appropriate. Compiles data for statistical reports as required. •Evaluates respective services, resources, and programs. Analyzes service trends and coordinates recommended changes.•Trains staff with respect to the duties and proficiences including the use of the Public Access Catalog, reference databases, interlibrary loan procedures, and public computer reservation and printing management software. Instructs staff in the keeping and reporting of statistics. •As a member of the Library Leadership Team, assists with strategic planning for the system to further the goals of the library. Maintains knowledge on current trends on technology, library services, and equipment through professional development. Recommends changes to the collection and services, including suggesting policy and procedures for the library system. Participates in and chairs system committees as assigned. Seeks out, writes, and submits grant applications; implements grant awards, tracks outcomes, and reports back as required.•Advocates for the stated mission and goals of the library system by developing and maintaining good working relationships with other organizations to promote library services. Conducts interviews of library applicants. Conducts literacy skills training. Represents the library system by serving on and presenting to various external committees and boards. •Acts as the liaison between new and current vendors and staff by evaluating and selecting new vendors and managing current vendors’ upgrades and changes. Recognizes problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent. Communicates with vendors on a regular basis to ensure that staff can use their services with the highest degree of efficiency and accuracy. Provides expert and timely advice and seeks solutions for problems by keeping in contact with staff and vendors.•Ensures that staff receive the necessary training to achieve department goals. Schedules training sessions to make sure staff are properly trained in online resources and technology. Provides mentoring, coaching, and direction as needed. Analyzes the risks and future impact of all decisions. Sets and meets realistic goals and deadlines. Keeps staff abreast of any and all changes.

Qualifications: MLIS from an accredited college or university; supplemented by 3 - 5 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience.Preferred Experience: MLIS from an accredited college or university; supplemented by 5 - 10 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $52,518 - $56,194 DOQ

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources information call (803) 785-8225


Submission Date: 04/08/2022

Job Title: Circulation Services & Interlibrary Loan Specialist

Job Description: Furman University seeks a Circulation Services and Interlibrary Loan Specialist to manage the library building and direct circulation functions during evening hours, 4:30PM-1:00AM Sunday – Thursday. Responsibilities include supervision of student assistants, patron assistance, and closing of the Duke Library. The person in this position also assists in the University’s resource sharing activities, including InterLibrary Loan (ILL), PASCAL consortial borrowing and lending, and the digitization and delivery of university owned materials. For additional information and to apply please go to: https://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Furman_Careers The review of applications will begin on May 3, 2022.

Qualifications: Minimum QualificationsHigh School graduate with 1 - 2 years' experience in related field.Ability to:­Direct student assistants.­Communicate policies, procedures, requests and information to patrons, students, faculty, colleagues, etc.­Follow written and oral instruction.­Use a variety of computer software, applications, and equipment used in the library system.­Interpret and convert data from one format to another.Preferred Qualifications - Library work experience. - Working knowledge of Alma, ILLiad, Odyssey, & OCLC's WorldShare, & large-format & microform scanners. - Bachelor's Degree. - Supervisory experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application ProcedureTo apply please go to: https://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Furman_Careers.To be considered for this position, applicants must submit:a cover letter, résumé, and a diversity statement that describes how their work experience, education, and/or professional activities might contribute to a liberal arts and sciences college community 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 of three references. Transcript requests and background checks will be conducted in the final stage of the hiring process.Review of applications will begin May 3. Questions may be e-mailed to Caroline Mills at [email protected].

Salary:

Contact: Caroline Mills, Ph.D.Director of Libraries Furman University [email protected] Mobile: 864-230-4609 Office: 864-294-2263


Submission Date: 04/06/2022

Job Title: Library Technician

Job Description: FUNCTION: To create an environment where students, faculty, and staff are excited tobe creative, innovative, and open as they conduct research and work to solve problems.REPORTS TO: Director of Digital Library & Learning CommonsMAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:• The Library Technician assists the librarian in maintaining the library andprovide requested assistance to patrons. This individual performs a fullrange of library activities, provides coverage at the service desk, and assistwith clerical and administrative duties for the library and library staff. TheLibrary Technician uses considerable independent judgment in makingdecisions where guidelines are applied to a variety of situations and servesas a lead worker responsible for assigning and directing the work ofstudent workers/volunteers/interns.GOALS/ROLE OF POSITION:• Reserve, circulate, renew, and discharge books and other materials• Register new patrons and update patrons' records on computers• Answer routine reference inquiries and refer patrons needing furtherassistance to librarians• Guide patrons in finding and using library resources, including the OPAC,computers, and electronic resources• Help select and request the acquisition of library materials• Catalogs books and other library materials• Help create and update online research, course, and subject guides• Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondencerelated to the work• Train and supervise other staff, volunteers, interns, and student workers• Help plan, promote, and facilitate specialized programs• Design special displays to promote use of library facilities or specificresources at the library• Reads professional literature and participates in in-service training to keepinformed on current materials and library developments• Performs related work as assigned by the Director of Digital Library &Learning Commons

Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:• Bachelor’s degree/ Associate degree with a combination of libraryexperience• Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills• Strong interpersonal skills with students of diverse backgrounds• Knowledge of library policies and procedures• Knowledge of the methods of classifying, cataloging, and shelf-listingbooks• Strong technical skills and knowledge of computer applications to performassignments effectively• Ability to select and compile data for correspondence and reports.• Ability to interpret instructions and guidelines to resolve work problems• Detail-orientedPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSProlonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift atleast 15 pounds at times. Must be able to climb ladders or stepstools, push and pullbook carts, and lift and carry books. Must be able to read and discern computer screensand book labels.Additional Information:Employment at Clinton College is contingent upon a background check that issatisfactory to the College. Failure to provide written authorization for a backgroundcheck will nullify the offer of employment. Candidate must be fully vaccinated andboosted.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter and resume and must be sent, preferably inPDF format, to [email protected]. The subject line of the emailshould read "Library Technical Assistant." The process will continue until the position isfilled.Clinton College provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants,regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability,or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.

Salary: 30,000

Contact: Amanda Willis Director of Human Resources Office: 803-327-7402 ext.8186 [email protected] 1029 Crawford Road Rock Hill, SC 29730 Website: https://www.clintoncollege.edu/


Submission Date: 04/04/2022

Job Title: Scholarly Communications Librarian

Job Description: Clemson Libraries seeks a dynamic, driven, and collaborative Scholarly Communications Librarian with exemplary communication skills to advance the Libraries’ scholarly communications initiatives. This position develops collaborative partnerships to facilitate a seamless, interdisciplinary, and university-wide network to support faculty and students in research publication and impact. The incumbent identifies, develops, and manage services and programs related to copyright, open access, research impact, and other scholarly communications initiatives. The Scholarly Communications Librarian also provides specialized research consultations and instruction services in these areas. This position requires a high degree of collaboration and initiative and will be critical to the Libraries’ strategic growth as an R1 institution. Clemson Libraries faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Digital Scholarship, a department within the newly created division of Teaching, Learning, and Research. To learn more about the reorganization at Clemson Libraries, visit: https://libraries.clemson.edu/reorg. Responsibilities include:   Scholarly Communications •Serves as a resource for questions and issues related to copyright, intellectual property, and fair use: oConsults with faculty, liaisons, and Libraries’ staff on copyright and fair use questions related to digital media, course reserves, online instruction, and public performance rights. oLeads a robust education and outreach program on copyright, intellectual property, and fair use principles for faculty, students, and staff. oCoordinates with the University’s General Counsel to establish protocols for reviewing copyright and fair use requests and addressing complex questions. •Leads initiatives to raise awareness of open access and alternative publishing: oManages the Libraries’ Open Access Publishing Fund program. oCoordinates with the Head of Acquisitions and Collections Strategies Cross-Functional Team to advance open access to Clemson’s research output and find open alternatives to licensed material. oAssists faculty and graduate students with publishing choices and licensing agreements related to their scholarly output. oPromotes the usage of open access incentives from read & publish arrangements with publishers to faculty and graduate students. oWorks with the OER Librarian to promote the adoption of open course materials and systems to mitigate the university’s reliance on traditional textbooks and other licensed content. oWorks with the University Press to promote open publishing options through the institutional repository. Oversees the deposit of green OA content from the Clemson community into the IR. •Assists faculty in tracing their scholarly research and determining its impact using traditional and alternative metrics. Enhances discoverability and attribution of scholarship with ORCID and DOI. •Develops and delivers programs on issues related to scholarly communication for the libraries and the campus community. •Cultivates working relationships with faculty and graduate students across the university. 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 •An ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or a relevant accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. •Experience providing scholarly communications services in an academic library setting. •Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication and creative problem-solving. •Demonstrated commitment to the promotion and enhancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Preferred Qualifications   •Experience with handling copyright, fair use, and intellectual property issues in an academic environment. •Demonstrated record of advocacy for scholarly communications and open initiatives involving internal and external audiences. •An active awareness of new technologies and the impact they have on a rapidly changing scholarly communication landscape. •Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork. •Second graduate or other advanced degree.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/103710. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Applications received by April 22, 2022 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: 61,000

Contact: Mary Boyles


Job Title: E-Rate IT Consultant

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 an E-Rate IT Consultant in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. The South Carolina State Library is seeking to hire a Library E-Rate/Technology Consultant. An ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their supporting role in achieving sustained success in the Federal E-rate program on behalf of eligible libraries. The candidate must be highly skilled in compiling and analyzing technical and statistical data; detail-oriented to meet the compliance requirements of federal funding programs. The candidate must be able to work with a wide variety of constituents who have diverse skills, experiences, and knowledge bases, particularly regarding E-Rate, information technology, and networking infrastructure. He or she must have the ability to prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and be flexible in adjusting work responsibilities.Other relevant skills include: Producing accurate work under time constraints to ensure pertinent and required information is collected. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with library administration and library technical staff. Develops strategies and implements comprehensive plans to ensure the accomplishment local library E-Rate funded projects and deadlines are met. Strong prioritization, problem-solving, team-working, and multi-tasking skills are valued. The ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively. Commitment to understanding and alignment with the mission and goals of the South Carolina State Library. 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:•Monitor pertinent federal web sites for funding commitments, added eligible services, and program changes.•Provide telephone, e-mail, and on-site support to individual library systems regarding E-Rate. Such support is to include answering specific questions regarding application completion and assisting with resolution of vendor problems. • Assists with relationships between public libraries and their contracted E-Rate consultants when requested.•Provides preventative action recommendations and assists in finding solutions to recurring network problems. Recommend technology improvements.•Develop training materials for staff in public library systems participating in the E-Rate program.•Provide regional training/state training to current and potential E-Rate participants in group training sessions.•Serve as liaison with other state agencies involved in South Carolina E-Rate program implementation. •Prepare statistical documentation on current levels of E-Rate participation and development of appropriate online survey instruments for improved data collection.•Provide resources and support for public library application of E-Rate funding. •Survey to collect up-to-date information from each public library on their E-Rate information, needs, etc.•Ensure public library systems maintain E-Rate program compliance. •Provide assistance to public library systems with creating multiyear technology plans.Need more reasons to apply?SCSL is committed to providing our employees with a collaborative and inclusive work environment that provides challenging work, personal and professional growth, and a work/life balance. In addition to all the great perks we’ve already shared, we also offer:•Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, and more•15 days of annual leave per year•15 days of sick leave per year•13 paid holidays•Team Building Activities – We believe in growing togetherDon’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level! Apply today. As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A high school diploma and experience in office automation systems, data communications system design, installation, operation, repair, sales or marketing, or processing of information in a data processing environment, or related systems. A degree in a related field may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.Preferred Qualifications:•Information technology certifications in the areas of network and/or information security (CCNA, GIAC, etc.) preferred.•Applicant must have a solid understanding of telecommunications, Internet access, internal network infrastructure technologies, wide area networking, network protocols and network security.•Hands on experience with firewall technologies, wireless access, structured wiring, Layer 2/Layer 3 switching, TCP/IP, NAT, VLAN, subnetting, VoIP, Ethernet and fiber connectivity preferred.•Experience with troubleshooting and resolving complex network and infrastructure issues.•Skilled in network design and creating detailed network diagrams.•Skilled in remote side troubleshooting.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3491913/e-rate-it-consultant?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $41,777 - $59,537

Contact: Deborah Pack: [email protected] South Carolina State Library 1500 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201 Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


Submission Date: 04/01/2022

Job Title: Library Development Facilities Consultant

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 Development Facilities Consultant in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. We are looking for an engaging and dynamic Consultant to join our Library Development team! The individual will consult with South Carolina Library Directors on issues related to: facilities management, construction, budget, space planning design and appointment, internal library design, locating and engaging community partners and funding opportunities, and opening day collection.The candidate must have excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact courteously and effectively with internal and external customers. They should have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines under limited supervision. They must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of staff and management.WHAT WE BELIEVE:We outwardly demonstrate who we are as an organization through our values. Our people are our greatest resource and our values drive our people.•Communication: We believe communication in every direction and through multiple methods is essential to doing our work at the highest level. As an information organization, we use a transparent process for decision making which encourages creativity and fosters collaboration among staff and our community.•Flexibility: An agile organization is one that can change course to provide better services. We define our organization in this way and pride ourselves in being good stewards of all resources.•Community Driven: Our community is the state. Our value is demonstrated in what we are able to give back as public servants. We believe that by remaining open to our community’s needs, we can personalize experiences for individuals and groups.•Inclusivity: We strive to expand opportunities to better connect with others and break down barriers. Integrity, respect, and equality guide our performance and we are committed to hiring staff that reflect our community.•Professionalism: Our staff model professionalism by providing a welcoming environment, excellent customer service, valuing diversity, and supporting multiple methods of service delivery. A well-trained and knowledgeable staff is our greatest asset.Major Responsibilities:•Work with Library Directors to consider environmentally conscious, sustainable architecture.•Collaborate regarding new and updated construction projects, and various facilities management issues.•Evaluate library environments and key operational indicators to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement.•Space planning design and appointment; interior design; internal library design (selecting appropriate furniture, shelving, etc.).•Serve as a resource in identifying barriers to access and recommending solutions to achieve accessibility for all (ADA compliance).•Assist and train Library Directors on creating and managing budgets specifically related to construction and renovation projects. •Encourage Library Directors and staff use of tools, data, financial reporting, and best practices to ensure effective library operations.•Collaborate with Library Directors to manage strong partnerships with respective community organizations and within the industry.•Advise Library Directors on locating and engaging community partners.•Collaborate with Library Directors to ensure an inclusive and appropriate collection is available to patrons on opening day of a new facility.•Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Need more reasons to apply?SCSL is committed to providing our employees with a collaborative and inclusive work environment that provides challenging work, personal and professional growth, and a work/life balance. In addition to all the great perks we’ve already shared, we also offer:•Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, and more•15 days of annual leave per year•15 days of sick leave per year•13 paid holidays•Team Building Activities – We believe in growing togetherDon’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level! Apply today. As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A masters’ degree in library science from an ALA accredited college or university and appropriate professional library experience.Preferred Qualifications:•Six (6) years of responsibilities in public libraries demonstrating increasing responsibility•Two years (2) experience specifically related to planning and designing library spaces.•Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certified.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3490556/library-development-facilities-consultant?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $41,777 - $59,537

Contact: Deborah Pack: [email protected] South Carolina State Library1500 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201 Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


Submission Date: 03/28/2022

Job Title: Assistant Director of Projects and Outreach

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.POSTING DATE: March 28, 2022JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Projects and Outreach, Grade 24LOCATION: Headquarters LibraryDATE AVAILABLE: July 1, 2022SALARY: $43,375 yearlyHOURS: 40 hour per week Note: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed).EDUCATION: Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with knowledge of outreach services for all ages and 1 year of supervisory experience. Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Supports the supervisory directives of the Projects & Outreach Department including support of daily functions of the department, communicating changes, questions, issues, assisting with staff scheduling, coordinating programs and special events, and serving as acting supervisor in the absence of the Director •Develops relationships with the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Communities within Spartanburg County and stays informed of community needs •Meets regularly with assistants in the Department to coordinate their training, guide, and supervise their work, and evaluate performance •Supports the director in overseeing department meetings and planning processes and participates in committees as needed •Advocates for the Spartanburg BIPOC community among SCPL staff, departments, and committees •Sets standards for the department to provide superior customer services when assisting patrons of all ages •Attends regular trainings related to Projects & Outreach along with connecting to local services for all ages outside of the library •Maintains Department Statistics and monthly reports •Stays current on literature for outreach, keeping up with trends, websites, and literature to ensure creative and innovative approaches to outreach in the BIPOC community •Represents SCPL at conferences and events related to Projects & Outreach including night a weekend event. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with knowledge of outreach services for all ages and 1 year of supervisory experience. •Comprehensive knowledge of outreach programming, project management, and best practices •Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and practices with 1 year of public library experience and 1 year of supervisory experience •Forward-thinking with the drive to set and accomplish long-term goals for Outreach regarding the BIPOC communities in Spartanburg County. •Excellent written and verbal communication skills •Comfortable and proficient with technology and the ability to work with a variety of devices and audio-visual equipment •Ability to establish deadlines, monitor progress, develop reports, and facilitate communication among teams •Strong work ethic, interpersonal, and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups •Creative, organized, and flexible with the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment •Valid Driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach locations The library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Contact the Job Line at (864) 285-9190 for job opportunities. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: Must complete pre-employment testing.•Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school with knowledge of outreach services for all ages and 1 year of supervisory experience. •Comprehensive knowledge of outreach programming, project management, and best practices •Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and practices with 1 year of public library experience and 1 year of supervisory experience •Forward-thinking with the drive to set and accomplish long-term goals for Outreach regarding the BIPOC communities in Spartanburg County. •Excellent written and verbal communication skills •Comfortable and proficient with technology and the ability to work with a variety of devices and audio-visual equipment •Ability to establish deadlines, monitor progress, develop reports, and facilitate communication among teams •Strong work ethic, interpersonal, and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups •Creative, organized, and flexible with the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist at the Spartanburg County Public Libraries at [email protected] phone number (864) 285-9046 if you have any questions

Salary: 43,375 Yearly (includes and generous benefits package)

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist at the Spartanburg County Public Libraries at [email protected] phone number (864) 285-9046 if you have any questions


Submission Date: 03/28/2022

Job Title: Inman Branch Librarian

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.POSTING DATE: March 28, 2022JOB TITLE: Branch Librarian II, Grade 27LOCATION: Inman Library DATE AVAILABLE: June 1, 2022SALARY: $50,213 yearly (includes generous benefit package)HOURS: 40 hour per week; may include occasional nights and weekendsEDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school, with knowledge of branch services in public libraries. Must complete pre-employment testing. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Oversees daily functions of the library including scheduling, building needs, patron interactions, and procedures. •Builds relationships within the community, attending meetings and connecting to local services. •Sets standards for the branch to provide superior customer service when assisting all patrons. •Participates in the interview and selection process for all branch staff. •Regularly meets with branch staff to coordinate their training, supervise their work, and evaluate their performance. •Oversees the branch programming budget, extra hours budget, and funds from the local Friends of the Library. •Collaborates with the directors who oversee system-wide programming, collections, and services. •Oversees branch building operations, including keeping an open line of communication with the facilities, systems, and security departments. •Stays informed of the needs and interests of all ages through library patron interactions and reading of current literature. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school, with knowledge of branch services in public libraries •Thorough knowledge of professional library principles and practices, with three years of library experience and some supervisory experience •Forward-thinking, with the drive to set and accomplish long-term goals for the branch •Excellent written and verbal communication skills •Comfortable and proficient with technology •Ability to establish deadlines, monitor progress develop reports, and work well with a team •Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills •Creative, organized, and flexible, with the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment •Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach The library accepts applications, cover letters, and resumes when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Contact the Job Line at (864) 285-9190 for job opportunities. Drug Testing is a part of the library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: Must complete pre-employment testing.•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school, with knowledge of branch services in public libraries •Thorough knowledge of professional library principles and practices, with three years of library experience and some supervisory experience •Forward-thinking, with the drive to set and accomplish long-term goals for the branch •Excellent written and verbal communication skills •Comfortable and proficient with technology •Ability to establish deadlines, monitor progress develop reports, and work well with a team •Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills •Creative, organized, and flexible, with the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment •Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Email your Resume and Coverletter to Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries at [email protected] phone number (864) 285-9046 if you have any questions

Salary: $50,213 yearly (includes generous benefit package)

Contact: Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist at the Spartanburg County Public Libraries at [email protected] phone number (864) 285-9046 if you have any questions


Submission Date: 03/28/2022

Job Title: Library Manager

Job Description: This position manages daily operations, one FTE employee, allocated funds, and the daily aspects of the partnership of Clemson University's Education Media Center (EMC) and Digital Media Learning (DML) Lab to provide exceptional information and services to student, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Performs other duties as assigned.50% - Essential - Customer Service: Manages daily operations of the Education Media Center, and associated facilities, including circulation, basic reference, reserves, technology, equipment, and stacks maintenance. Provides and promotes courteous and efficient services, maintains effective hours, and recommends new services and policies.  Researches and follows up on patron concerns and issues.  Serves as routine contact for Libraries and College of Education EMC and DML Lab partnerships. Works with both Colleges to determine hours of operation, staffing, and associated funding. Manages student, supply and other budgets. Works with Education faculty as needed for DML Lab collections and facilities. Assists education librarian with management of EMC collections. Ensures and promotes security of all facilities and promptly reports issues and concerns to proper authorities.  Communicates hours, policies, and services and provides data as needed for assessment. Oversees financial procedures following established University guidelines and maintains written records as required for auditing and compliance. Communicates with supervisor and other parties in a timely manner.20% - Essential - Technology and Communication: Manages EMC technology collection maintenance, planning, and development. Develops and provides information about and events for services, equipment, and other resources available at the EMC and DML Lab. Maintains EMC and DML Lab website and social media presence in cooperation with both Colleges. Maintains an in-depth knowledge of the public and technical modules of integrated library systems (ILS). Serves as facility contact for ILS problem resolution and quality control issues. Continuously documents activities for assessment.20% - Essential - Management and Supervision: Directly supervises library staff assigned to the Education Media Center, and associated facilities.  Hires, trains, evaluates, and coaches employees.  Writes planning stages and evaluations and provides continuous feedback on employee performance.  Follows and explains University HR policies and procedures when working with staff. Ensures that employees have proper equipment, software, training, and tools. Communicates with supervisor regarding personnel issues.  Attends supervisor training. Assists with student employee management as needed.10% - Essential - Compliance, Safety, and Training:  Maintains knowledge of and compliance with University, state, and federal requirements. Ensures the safety and security of all employees, patrons, and collections, responding to facility, weather, and all other emergencies according to established policies and procedures. Attends required meetings, participates in relevant professional development opportunities, and may be asked to serve on relevant Libraries or College of Education, working groups or committees.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: A bachelor's degree in library science, information science or related field and experience in library systems and operations.Preferred Requirements: 3 years of library experience and 1 year of supervisor/management experienceExperience in K-12 education

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply via the Clemson Job Board: https://jobs.clemson.edu/psc/ps/JOBS/EXT/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=106517&PostingSeq=1Application Deadline is April 7, 2022.

Salary: $ 34,331.00 - $ 45,000.00

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/23/2022

Job Title: Grants Administrator

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 Grants Administrator in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. The Grants Administrator coordinates all aspects of the subgrant program for public libraries issuing from the federal Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) grant program, and serves as the Agency’s contact point for all general questions and communication regarding LSTA activities. This position also investigates other arenas for potential library funding. 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:•Coordinates and promotes LSTA program subgrants for public libraries.•Assists LSTA subgrant applicants with guidance and training in various formats for preparing grant requests and complying with grant requirements.•Review LSTA funding recommendations and implements fiscal procedures consistent with the regulations and goals of the grant program.•Serves as liaison between funding agencies and state library administrators; serves as point of information for agency staff regarding all aspects of LSTA or other granting agency.•Informs and trains library personnel statewide as needed in order to promote LSTA funding opportunities and make it possible for libraries to compete successfully for funding.•Oversees the subgrant selection and award process with attention to LSTA and state goals and priorities; monitors the distribution of subgrants and reimbursements to grantees; reports and evaluates the use of grant funds.•Maintains files and records; monitors and improves subgrant documents, guidelines and procedures, and website/libguide content for the information of grant applicants.•Identifies potential sources of federal, state, local, and other funds to support the objectives of the agency.•Researches alternative funding sources for public libraries, including grants, foundations, and other funds.Need more reasons to apply?SCSL is committed to providing our employees with a collaborative and inclusive work environment that provides challenging work, personal and professional growth, and a work/life balance. In addition to all the great perks we’ve already shared, we also offer:•Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, and more•15 days of annual leave per year•15 days of sick leave per year•13 paid holidays•Team Building Activities – We believe in growing togetherDon’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level! Apply today. As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A bachelor’s degree and business, personnel, grant-in-aid, or public administration experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.Preferred Qualifications:•A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, public administration, or a related field.•Two (2) years of experience managing grants.•Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines under limited supervision. •Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact courteously and effectively with internal and external customers. •Knowledge of the principles and procedures involved in obtaining grant funds from various federal, state and local sources.•Knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration.•Knowledge of government accounting and budgeting practices.•Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of staff and management. •Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with grant recipients and with federal, state, and local agencies.•Ability to identify and investigate potential alternative sources of funds such as foundations, donation programs, and other kinds of support for libraries.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3468997/grants-administrator-i?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: Hiring Range: $41,777 - $59,537

Contact: Deborah Pack [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/22/2022

Job Title: Metadata Specialist

Job Description: This position performs metadata creation, enhancement, remediation, and quality control in the Metadata Services Department at the Library Depot in Anderson, SC. The metadata team provides opportunities for involvement in service, professional development and presentation. Performs other duties as assigned.60% - Essential - Metadata creation- Provides metadata for Special Collections and Archives digital resources using Collective Access. Populates records with access points using Library of Congress subject and name authority files, and other thesauri and vocabularies. Identifies metadata problems and uses team documentation, primary and secondary resources to resolve those problems. Applies inclusive metadata principles. Contributes to local authority files.15% - Essential - Metadata enhancement- Enhances, remediates, and quality controls existing metadata or catalog records as projects are identified using appropriate software tools, such as CollectiveAccess, spreadsheets, or OpenRefine.15% - Essential - Project and team support- Collaborates with other library departments (Special Collections and Archives, Digitization, and Library Technology). Attends and contributes to team, department and division meetings. Tests, reviews and refines documentation. Supervises students or interns as needed.10% - Essential - Compliance, Safety, and Training- Complies with University, State, and Federal regulations. Maintains a safe and secure environment. Designs and completes an individual plan of professional development activities that supports the other job duties through a combination of training, courses, conferences, or participation in professional organizations.

Qualifications: Minimum: A high school diploma and relevant library experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for work experience.Preferred: Bachelor's DegreeCertificate in library science, information science or related field.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply by visiting this link: https://jobs.clemson.edu/psc/ps/JOBS/EXT/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=106507&PostingSeq=1 Application deadline: April 5, 2022

Salary: $ 28,215.00 - $ 39,706.00

Contact: Mary Boyles [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/15/2022

Job Title: Library Technical Specialist

Job Description: Library Technical SpecialistUniversity of South Carolina UpstateSTA00357PO22Spartanburg, SCwww.uscupstate.edu Library Technical Specialist for processing and performing tasks related to the procurement of library materials in all formats.•Serves as the library’s materials acquisitions specialist, ordering books, e-books, streaming media, and other physical and digital materials for the library’s circulating and reference collections.•Receives and processes incoming orders and ships outgoing items for additional processing by Columbia or bindery as needed.•Oversees the library’s budget/fund accounts for all materials. Ensures the timely payment of invoices, tracks spending, and produces budget reports. Communicates with vendors to resolve problems with orders, payments, or access.•Assists with unit-wide technical services projects as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.•Researches and maintains streaming media licenses and related information.•Participates in training and professional development opportunities as needed.•Serves on library and university committees, working groups, and task groups according to interests and as time allows.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1-year library related experience, or high school diploma and 5 years of library or related experience. A successful background check is required.Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with Alma library services platform and bibliographic principles.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information and/or to apply, go to: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/116485The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Salary: $28,215 - $31,591; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Carmen Cunningham Employment Specialist USC Upstate Human Resources [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/14/2022

Job Title: Librarian

Job Description: Statement of Primary PurposeThe primary purpose of the Librarian position is to provide academic services such as outreach, library instruction, reference, circulation, and facility supervision.ClassificationProfessional, Exempt, staffEssential Functions and Responsibilities• Plan, manages and promotes the library instruction program including providing statistics and assessment information. Collaborates with classroom faculty by defining expectations and desired learning outcomes in order to prepare, present, and evaluate appropriate library instruction in face-to-face and online courses, employing active learning techniques and developing approaches informed by the ACRL Framework and ACRL Information Literacy threshold concepts.• Consistently pursue professional development related to trends and concepts in library instruction and technical competencies required to perform the job function. Maintaining current working knowledge of online research resources.• Share in staff information desk rotation to provide circulation of library materials; processing payments for fines and lost materials; removing student holds; computer lab supervision; assist students and faculty with general information and campus referrals, research and reference information.• Plan and execute library programing and outreach efforts through special events.• Represent Southwestern Community College with a collegial, service-oriented presence; work effectively as a team with library staff and work-study students, and as an individual show initiative in planning and executing position responsibilities.• Provide one-on-one research consultations to students, faculty and staff needing in-depth research assistance.• Participate in collection development by keeping abreast of curricular needs and making resource suggestions to the Library Director.• Compile library usage statistics, and reports and documentation, including statistics required for IPEDS annual report, ACRL annual report and the SCC Fact Book.

Qualifications: Minimum QualificationsEducationMaster's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program at an accredited institution of higher educationKnowledge and SkillsRequired:• One year of library work experience providing research assistance.• Experience in teaching in a library or college setting• Demonstrated instructional technique for information literacy instruction utilizing ACRL professional guidelines.• Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service, critical thinking, and organizational skills.• Strong computer/technology skills to include knowledge of integrated library systems.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online here: https://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/211688.html Submission of additional cover letter and resume preferred as attachments to the online application are preferred.

Salary: $35,280-$39,264

Contact: Tina M. AdamsLibrary Director, Holt LibrarySouthwestern Community College447 College DriveSylva, NC 28779 [email protected] 828.339.4269


Submission Date: 03/11/2022

Job Title: Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian

Job Description: Reporting to the Head of Content Services, the Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian works collaboratively with library and archives employees, as well as campus-wide partners and vendors to provide leadership in the maintenance and development of the library’s integrated library system, website, and institutional repository. This person in this role provides collegial guidance in associated policies, workflows, and procedures in order to support the teaching and scholarship of the Winthrop community. The successful candidate implements a guiding leadership ethos, applies creative approaches to problem solving, and considers the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Core Organizational Values – and Winthrop University’s values – of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in their daily and collaborative work. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position, and rank will be assigned at the assistant or associate level, commensurate with experience. More information and application information is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/94983%20.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: More information and application information is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/94983%20.

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

Contact: Cody Walters, [email protected] 


Submission Date: 03/11/2022

Job Title: Law Librarian

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Norfolk Law Library Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association, the Law Librarian is responsible for the daily operation and management of Norfolk Law Library and is the primary contact for the public utilizing the Law Library’s resources. This position requires professional work of a confidential nature, independent judgment, initiative and discretion.Duties:• Assists customers in selecting and locating relevant research materials.• Keeps abreast of trends in legal information and resources.• Manages the library’s physical and digital collection, including the purchasing of digital and print resources.• Maintains the library’s archival collection and historical Virginia Code volumes.• Conducts shelf reading and weeding of the library’s collection.• Performs copy and original cataloging.• Responds to all types of legal reference questions using print, electronic, and internet sources in an efficient and courteous manner.• Demonstrates use of catalog and electronic databases to patrons.• Effectively communicates library policies and procedures to the public.• Conducts annual fundraising and donation campaigns.• Other duties as assigned by the Norfolk Law Library Board of Directors.Skills, Abilities and Experience:• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in a friendly and positive manner with staff and library customers from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds, including Judges and attorneys and their staffs.• Experience with community engagement and programming.• Comfort with working independently and in a team-oriented environment.• Financial management encompassing budgeting, payables, and payroll.• Ability to maintain accounting records and prepare financial reports.• Ability to supervise and coordinate the work of others and perform performance reviews.• Experience with recruiting and hiring.• Knowledge of word processing tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).• Knowledge of legal resources, including print materials and online databases.• Experience using legal research databases such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Fastcase, and HeinOnline.• Experience with technical services, including cataloging, processing and updating legal materials.• Excellent customer service skills and enthusiasm for assisting library patrons.

Qualifications: Prior experience in a law library and/or law firm or performing legal research is highly preferred. A Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science (M.L.S. / M.L.I.S.) and at least one year of experience in libraries is also highly preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to [email protected]

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 03/08/2022

Job Title: STEM Instructor

Job Description: •Coordinates and participates in the provision of the Library’s STEM resource materials to Library patrons and staff, including instruction and training in the use of interactive materials and technology in the STEM fields.•Instructs students in the use of STEM Mobile Lab technology and accompanying resources. Plans and develops STEM-specific learning and lesson plans in addition to support materials for and in collaboration with the teaching staff.•Cultivates high-quality collections of STEM kits, books, print materials, and electronic resources. Manages collection development budget for assigned areas.•Promotes the STEM Mobile Lab, its services, and programs to the public. Assists in taking photographs for marketing purposes. Engages in targeted outreach through community events and school visits.•Requires light work that involves walking standing much of the time •Includes work that involves exerting 35 pounds of force on a recurring basis•Assist co-workers with duties as required

Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university preferred. or •Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Master of Library Science Degree.•Degree or coursework in one or more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields related to this position.•Requires one year of applicable experience working in Education and/or a STEM-related field.•Able to work evenings and weekends as required•Must possess a valid SC driver's license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dorchesterlibrarysc/

Salary: $46,545.64 Annually

Contact: Cassandra Manigault Staff Accountant/HRDorchester County Library506 N. Parler Ave.St. George, SC 29477843-563-9189 Ext. 114


Submission Date: 03/03/2022

Job Title: Resources Management Services Assistant - Library

Job Description: The Medical University of South Carolina Library seeks a Library Specialist to contribute to the culture and climate of MUSC Library’s Resources Management Services (RMS) department. The Library Specialist/RMS Assistant performs a variety of Library duties in support of the daily operations of the department. This work is performed in an automated environment and includes aspects of cataloging, interlibrary loan, document delivery, resource management and acquisition. The RMS Assistant also participates in providing information assistance to patrons in person and virtually.

Qualifications: Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and two years library or information system experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required work experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The full job description is available at : https://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/542452/univ-resources-management-services-assistant-library

Salary: Band 4: $28,216.00 - $40,210.00 - $52,204.00 (min - mid - max)

Contact: Shannon D. Jones, MLS, M.Ed, AHIP (she/her)Director of Libraries & ProfessorMedical University of South CarolinaDirector, Region 2, NNLM171 Ashley Avenue, Suite 419, MSC 403Charleston, SC 29425-4030843-792-8839 | [email protected]://www.library.musc.edu/


Submission Date: 02/21/2022

Job Title: Library Resident

Job Description: Clemson Libraries seeks a collaborative and inclusive library degree holder who is looking for 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 a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track temporary lecturer position. Job duties will be at a professional level appropriate to a faculty librarian position and various benefit plans are available, along with annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays. It 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. You will have the opportunity to tailor the residency and develop goals according to your professional interests. 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 division) based on your interests, which will be supplemented with project-based opportunities in other areas of librarianship. Clemson Libraries is currently undergoing a reorganization to meet the needs of an R1 institution. This will provide you with opportunities to experience new workflows and services in a dynamic library environment. You will also benefit from strong mentorship, committee service, and generous support for professional development and attendance at meetings and conferences.

Qualifications: A qualified candidate for this role will have a recent MLIS from an ALA-accredited program (proof of degree completion needed at the time of appointment), excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Consideration will also be given to those seeking to transition from a non-academic or non-faculty library position to academic librarianship with an earlier degree completion date.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/102903 . Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Applications received by March 31st, 2022, will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: $58,410 minimum.

Contact: Yang Wu, Open Resources Librarian, Clemson University Libraries


Submission Date: 02/21/2022

Job Title: Library Specialist for Collections Maintenance (Part-Time)

Job Description: General Description/Primary PurposeContributes to excellence in library services through maintaining the collections of the Lineberger Memorial Library via cataloging of library materials, acquisitions work, periodicals management, stacks maintenance, book repair, and other related activities. Works effectively with faculty, staff, and student library assistants to ensure the advancement of the library’s mission and vision. Operates within the guidelines of applicable laws, national library protocols, and university and library policies and procedures. Some night and weekend hours may be required. This is a part-time staff position of approximately 20 hours per week for 52 weeks per year.Specific Job Functions Cataloging & AcquisitionsPerforms cataloging for new and gift materials according to national standardsAcquires all library resources, including gifts, periodicals, and standing orders via ordering, receiving, and processing of items added to the collectionsDeaccessions library materials as necessaryServes as liaison to library vendors related to cataloging and acquisitionsCollections MaintenanceOversees stacks maintenance activities in concert with the Library Specialist for Library Services and Administrative SupportOversees the book repair process, including ordering necessary materialsManages the periodicals collection, including bindery requests and deaccessioningCreates wayfinding tools for the collections and updates existing toolsOversees the creation of seasonal and topical book displays throughout the yearAdditional Duties and TasksProvides direction to student library assistants when necessaryParticipates productively in library-wide planning, assessment, and special projectsWorks designated weekly hours at the Service Desk, assisting library patrons with their information needsSupervises the library building in the night and weekend rotation if necessaryPerforms related duties as assigned

Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities EducationBachelor’s degree ExperienceMinimum of 3 years of employment, preferably including experience in a library environment and/or office environmentKnowledge, Skills, AbilitiesStrong computer literacy, including fluency with MS Word, Excel, the internet, social media, and cloud-based applicationsSome experience with library catalogs, online databases, and other library technologyAbility to maintain professional poise and confidence in varied situations, often interacting with faculty, staff, and external contractsHonesty, integrity, and intellectual aptitudeStrong commitment to providing excellent user servicesStrong communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to work independently, seek guidance when needed, and collaborate with other members of the library team

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Apply here: https://www.lr.edu/library-specialist-collections-maintenance

Salary:

Contact: Kellie Barbato, Director, Lineberger Memorial Library [email protected] / (803) 461-3220


Submission Date: 02/18/2022

Job Title: Digital Services Coordinator

Job Description: Hickory Public Library seeks a creative, innovative librarian to plan, develop and implement digital and technology-based services for the library system. The Digital Services Coordinator will develop and maintain the library's new maker space, encourage and train staff to incorporate technology in all library departments, and support online resources.

Qualifications: MLS with 1-2 years library experience required. Candidates should possess strong technology skills, teaching and presentation skills and the ability to prioritize and organize a range of work tasks.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hickory

Salary: $44,018

Contact: Sarah Greene, Library Director 828-261-2275


Submission Date: 02/18/2022

Job Title: Assistant Librarian – Electronic Resources & Systems

Job Description: Charleston Southern University invites applications for a service-oriented Electronic Resources & Systems Librarian with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2022. Reporting to the Director of the Library, this position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty member in the L. Mendel Rivers Library. Charleston Southern seeks candidates who are professing Christians, committed to our mission to promote academic excellence in a Christian environment as well as the integration of faith in learning, leading, and serving. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:•Serve as primary administrator and technical lead for the Ex Libris Alma/Primo shared library service platform (SLSP) in the context of a statewide academic library consortium (PASCAL).•Manage access to databases and other e-resources; provide training, technical support, problem/access resolution; administration of OpenAthens.•Compile statistical and usage statistics for use of e-resources annually and by request.•Participate in Reference Desk coverage.•Assist with collection development.•Maintain awareness of best practices and developments in academic librarianship.•Participate in service to the University through committees as assigned.•Participate in service to profession through state, regional, or national activities.

Qualifications: •Earned MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program.•Experience managing electronic library resources as well as management of user authentication.•Experience in administration of an integrated library system (ILS) such as Ex Libris Alma.•Experience using library research resources in all formats, physical and electronic.•Excellent oral and written communication skills.•Overall proficiency with computers, software, library technology, and electronic resources.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Mr. Eric Kistler, Library Director, [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/16/2022

Job Title: Systems Librarian

Job Description: Clemson Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Systems Librarian with exemplary communications skills and a team-building mindset to join our growing organization. The Systems Librarian serves a leadership role in the oversight, management, and optimization of Clemson’s library services platform: Ex Libris’ Alma, Primo VE, and Leganto. The Systems Librarian supports remote authentication, currently EZProxy, and integrates other systems--such as ILLiad, GOBI, and OCLC--with the library services platform to deliver streamlined services. The Systems Librarian contributes to other technology projects within the IT Infrastructure department to improve critical library services and coordinates with faculty and staff across the libraries and university to enhance resource discovery, establish or improve workflows, and deliver training and documentation. Clemson Libraries migrated to Alma/Primo VE in June 2020 and is part of a Network Zone along with 53 other institutions in the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) consortium. The Systems Librarian actively participates in the shared maintenance and governance of the Network Zone and liaises with PASCAL and Ex Libris systems support staff to troubleshoot issues and properly configure Clemson’s Institution Zone according to consortia best practices and recommendations.Clemson Libraries faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of IT Infrastructure, a department within the newly created division of Organizational Performance and Inclusion. To learn more about the reorganization at Clemson Libraries, visit: https://libraries.clemson.edu/reorg. The minimum starting salary is $65,000 and based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. This individual will have a range of responsibilities including configuring, developing, and sustaining the library services platform, discovery systems, and other systems used to manage library processes. They will also chair the Discovery Cross-Functional Team and supervise systems support staff.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or a relevant accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, minimum of 2 years professional experience providing support and management for a library services platform, preferably in an academic setting, and demonstrated skills in leadership, oral and written communication, and creative problem-solving.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a more detailed position description and to apply, please visit Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/102823. Applications received by April 1 will be given full consideration.

Salary: 65,000

Contact: Renna Redd


Submission Date: 02/11/2022

Job Title: Manager of Mobile Outreach

Job Description: Do you have a vision for promoting library services to underserved communities and expanding access to non-library users? If so, then Lee County Library System invites you to apply today for the Manager of Mobile Outreach position!The Manager of Mobile Outreach will be critical in establishing, maintaining and expanding outreach services by utilizing multiple vehicles at offsite deposit collections, lobby stops, scheduled delivery routes, and special community events. Ideal candidates will be forward-thinking, enthusiastic, and community-minded with the organizational skills to manage County-wide mobile outreach operations.The successful candidate will be a self-starter and skilled communicator who enthusiastically embraces public library service and demonstrates a positive attitude, flexibility, good judgment, and a commitment to teamwork. This position is responsible for directly supervising 2 full-time outreach associates and coordinating numerous additional staff across the library system performing duties in the mobile outreach department. The ideal candidate will have a vision for promoting library services to underserved communities and expanding access to non-library users.

Qualifications: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from a graduate library school program accredited by the American Library Association and two years of progressively responsible library, or closely related experience. Prefer a Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from a graduate library school program accredited by the American Library Association.Prefer three years related library experience.Prefer two years supervisory experience.Experience with planning and presenting library programs is preferred.Possession of a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record is required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/leecounty/jobs/3376048/manager-of-mobile-outreach?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $46,833.02 - $84,332.56

Contact: Lee County Government Address P.O. Box 398 ATT: Human Resources Fort Myers, Florida, 33902 Phone (239) 533-2245


Submission Date: 02/11/2022

Job Title: Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research

Job Description: Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research Clemson University Libraries Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and inclusive leader to serve as our inaugural Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research (AD for TLR). The successful candidate will set the vision and strategic direction for the new division, directing the Libraries’ education and research support services, and ensuring student and faculty success. This position will direct the work of 40+ faculty and staff working in the following areas: user services (circulation, reserves, stacks, security), instruction and outreach, engagement (liaison librarians, reference and research support), research and digital scholarship and creative technologies (including data services, digital and media literacy, open education resources and scholarly communication), and the University Press (which also includes the Libraries’ institutional repository). In addition to these areas, the position heads the teams managing the two branch libraries (Gunnin Architecture Library and the Educational Media Center & Digital Learning Lab), as well as the following service points: Cooper Library Learning Commons, the Adobe Digital Studio and Makerspace, and the Scholars’ Lab. The successful candidate would be one of three new associate deans who will collectively be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Libraries and setting the Libraries’ strategic directions as members of its Senior Leadership Team. To learn more about the reorganization at the Clemson Libraries, visit: https://libraries.clemson.edu/our-organization/libraries-reorganization-overview/. This is a 12-month administrative faculty position with faculty rank and status.The Associate Dean will be responsible for providing leadership for the Teaching, Learning, and Research division, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services to support student success and faculty research, and shaping the division’s culture. This individual will also have responsibilities related research, scholarship, and service. Qualified candidates should possess an ALA-accredited graduate degree, at least five years of management/supervisory experience in progressively responsible positions in an academic library, and a record of professional librarianship, research/scholarship, and service that would merit tenure at the Associate Librarian rank or higher. Ideal candidates will have experience with teaching and learning, information literacy, student success or research services, demonstrated ability to facilitate and build campus partnerships, and experience with change management. Salary and BenefitsFaculty rank and a minimum salary of $110,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.For a more detailed position description and to apply, please visit the application portal in Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/102468. Applications will be accepted until March 24, 2022.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a more detailed position description and to apply, please visit the application portal in Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/102468. Applications will be accepted until March 24, 2022.

Salary: $110,000

Contact: Ms. Kelsey Sheaffer, Search Committee Co-Chair Ms. Anne Grant, Search Committee Co-Chair


Submission Date: 02/10/2022

Job Title: Science Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/102467. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 7, 2022 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: minimum $61,000.00 based on qualifications and experience

Contact: Jennifer Groff, Search Committee Chair at [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/09/2022

Job Title: Access Services and Assessment Librarian/Assistant Teaching Professor

Job Description: Job Summary The Access Services and Assessment Librarian is responsible for the supervision and administration of circulation, reserves, document delivery and interlibrary loan, stacks maintenance, and the building use and security of Cook Library. The position coordinates access services functions with colleagues at two other libraries, reports to the Head of Public Services, and directly supervises one faculty librarian and three staff at Cook Library. The position is expected to research trends in access services and recommend new approaches to patron services. The position also oversees the collection and management of statistics and other data for University Libraries’ assessment, planning, and reporting requirements.Primary Duties and Responsibilities 1.Manages the operations of the access services unit. Resolves daily operational challenges, designs workflows, and maintains procedural documentation for effective and efficient performance of access services functions. Oversees circulation operations, including ensuring accuracy of patron and circulation records in the library services platform. Oversees course reserve operations, including ensuring that copyright compliance is met. Oversees document delivery and interlibrary loan operations, working with the Interlibrary Loan Librarian to ensure compliance with resource sharing agreements, vendor licensing agreements, and copyright laws as they pertain to ILL. Ensures proper fiscal management of monies collected at the service desk. Oversees stacks maintenance operations to ensure stacks are maintained in good order. Monitors unit compliance with all relevant university policies and state and federal regulations and laws. Coordinates policies and procedures with other access services personnel throughout the University Libraries system.2.Supervises access services staff. Plays a key role in fostering an inclusive, collaborative, motivating, and creative work environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: leads the hiring search process, evaluates job performance, and, as needed, makes recommendations for termination; trains newly hired staff, provides ongoing training as needed, and facilitates opportunities for development of relevant knowledge and skills; plans, assigns, and directs work, while managing workload; and revises position descriptions as needed; manages work schedules to ensure adequate service desk staffing during all hours of operation. Working evenings, weekends, and holidays in rotation with other Public Services personnel may be required.3.Coordinates matters of Cook Library building use and security to provide an environment conducive to learning and research. Coordinates maintenance of building security systems, emergency exits, electronic door access controls, and elevators. Coordinates with the University Police Department regarding library security. Contributes to the development and execution of emergency procedures and ensures that access services staff on duty have received appropriate training on emergency response procedures.4.Leads by example and plays a key role in maintaining high standards for customer service. Activities include but are not limited to: resolves patron concerns in a courteous and professional manner while striving for a high degree of patron satisfaction; identifies and recommends changes to services, policies, and procedures to improve patron satisfaction with library services; and develops and facilitates customer service training for access services staff and student employees.5.Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive library assessment program using existing library data sources and developing appropriate assessment and usability instruments. Provides analysis of library data to support decision making. Coordinates data collection for annual reporting and survey responses including gathering, reviewing, validating, evaluating, and synthesizing data submitted by library departments.6.Engages in scholarship and professional development activities and provides services to the Libraries, the University, and the library profession to fulfill the expectations of a faculty member. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications •Master’s degree in library and/or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from an equivalent program accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country.•At least one year of supervisory experience.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities•Demonstrated knowledge of two or more core access services functions: circulation, document delivery, interlibrary loan, reserves, or stacks maintenance.•Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with diverse population.•Strong customer service orientation.•Resourceful and determined to provide a positive experience for others.•Ability to effectively plan and delegate the work of others.•Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary.Preferred Qualifications •Additional advanced degree in a relevant academic discipline.•Demonstrated experience providing access services, such as circulation, document delivery, interlibrary loan, reserves, or stacks maintenance, in an academic library.•Knowledge of copyright issues as applied to access services.•Experience with the Alma library services platform, especially for fulfillment.•Experience with the Tipasa interlibrary loan management system.•Knowledge of academic library assessment best practices.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply at https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2467&site=1 Special Instructions to ApplicantsReview of applications will begin Monday, February 28, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. A completed application will include a cover letter describing applicant strengths and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable; official transcripts are necessary for hire), and contact information for three professional references.

Salary: $45,000/year

Contact: Tisha Zelner Head of Public Services/Associate Professor [email protected] 


Submission Date: 02/08/2022

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: The Board of Trustees of Lee County, South Carolina seeks a dynamic and service-orientated candidate to serve as Library Director for the Lee County Public Library headquartered in Bishopville, SC. The Library Director is responsible for all operations of the Library including daily management, personnel, finance, and services. Lee County offers a pleasant rural setting but is also less than an hour from Columbia and two hours from the coast. The system is a member of the SC LENDS (Evergreen ILS) consortium, a group of 20 public libraries and the State Library sharing resources throughout the State, giving patrons access to nearly 2.8 million items. Salary range: $50,000 – 54,000 DOQ

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE: 1) a Master’s Degree in Library Science from a Library School program accredited by ALA and 2) experience working in public libraries, including budgeting and financial oversight, library technology, electronic resources and services, project management and strategic planning. HIGHLY DESIRABLE: 1) two years of management / supervisory experience in public libraries, 2) excellent leadership and communication skills, 3) ability to build relationships with community groups, employees, elected officials, private businesses, and non-profit organizations, 4) strong commitment to customer service, 5) and eligible for South Carolina Public Library Certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Lee County Public Library, Attn. Search Committee, 200 N. Main St., Bishopville, SC 29010. Deadline for receipt of applications: April 8, 2022

Salary: $50,000 – 54,000 DOQ

Contact: Bruce Heimburger, Interim Director [email protected] 803-484-5921


Submission Date: 02/04/2022

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: Job SummaryThe Youth Services Librarian will plan and implement the Lamar and Society Hill Branches’ programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers, coordinate the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, and work with the other branches and our partners to deliver children’s programs and services. The Youth Services Librarian will work at the Lamar and Society Hill libraries on scheduled days. Perform a variety of related public library duties as assigned. Report to the Lamar and Society Hill Branch Managers.Essential Functions1.Create, plan, and implement programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers on various topics in two libraries, through digital media, and outside via outreach on location at schools, day cares, and Head Starts.a.The Lamar / Society Hill Youth Services Librarian will work in-person scheduled days at each branch and other branches during the week as needed. b.Personally conduct/deliver programs and activities, including digital/virtual programs.c.Supervise all children’s program and children’s activity volunteers 2.Supervise the youth services area of the library and create an inviting environment to attract children and their caregivers. 3.Coordinate with the branches the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, programs, and services. a.Plan and implement Summer Reading programs in conjunction with other Youth Services Librarians and State Library staff. b.Cooperate with grant opportunities that are system-wide in application. 4.Develop the children’s collection of print and non-print materials.5.Provide reference and reader’s advisory services. 6.Speak to organizations involved with children on topics of children’s literature, reading, and library materials and services.7.Promote the use of library services and programs through news releases to local newspapers, radio and television stations, schools, etc. 8.Create visual displays and printed materials to promote library programs and services. 9.Create booklists and finding resources for children and care-givers to promote the use of library materials. 10.Provide a balance of outreach programming for children through in-person and digital children’s events and story times.11.Order supplies and materials needed for the implementation of children’s programs and activities.12.Promote use of library collections, services, and programs to children and care-givers through: a.News releases to local newspapers, broadcast media, schools, etc. b.Social media, including Facebook, etc.c.Art, visual displays, video, audio, etc.d.Printed materials, such as booklists and finding guides. 13.Keep abreast of current developments in the field of children’s librarianship through professional organizations, attendance at meetings, etc.14.Prepare various narrative and statistical reports to reflect the status and growth of children’s services.15.Participate in and supervise the overall library operations on assigned evenings and weekends in rotation. 16.Coordinate and lead tours and activities for community agencies serving children.17.Recommend policies and procedures regarding youth services.18.Assist in special projects as needed.19.Perform other related duties as assigned or required by the Branch Manager and/or Director.

Qualifications: Qualifications1.Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education) with at least two years of experience in youth services, preferably in a library, OR 2.Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Associationaccredited institution with at least one year of experience in youth services, preferably in a library, OR3.Any combination of education and at least three years of library experience, preferably in youth services, and progressive responsibility.4.Holds or is eligible for S.C. State Library Professional Certification or Provisional Professional Certification.5.Possess a valid drivers’ license.6.Has or can readily acquire knowledge of public library computerized circulation procedures and regulations (Polaris)7.A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file.Requirements1.Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudes a.Maintain confidentiality of customer and Library records.b.Interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies.c.Read and understand a variety of documents and reports. d.Prepare written documents and reports, using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. e.Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisor, other county employees, patrons, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. f.Knowledge and command of vocabulary and correct word choice for clear communication.g.Knowledge of digital and social media platforms.h.Follow verbal, written, and/or visual instructions. i.Utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, utilize decimals, and determine time and weight.2.Physical Requirements a.Coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing office equipment and other objects in the library environment, in preparing and repairing books, operating projectors and laminating machines, etc. b.Operate a variety of automated office machines which may include but is not limited to a computer, copier, cash register, OPAC, receipt printer, etc. c.Ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds. Exert up to thirty-five pounds of force and/or to push, pull, or otherwise move loaded book trucks or other such objects. d.Requirements are in excess of sedentary work; position involves walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing, balancing, etc. e.Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Work a flexible schedule that includes working evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as assigned. 3.Interpersonal Temperament a.Ability to deal effectively with people in a variety of circumstances, some of which can be stressful. b.Must be adaptable to performing with maturity and fairness when confronted with disagreements or criticism. c.Able to handle an emergency calmly and reassuringly. d.Must be flexible and able to multi-task.4.Additional Duties as Assigneda.The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. b.Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: 1) In-person at the Darlington County Administrator's Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 2) Obtain an application online at www.darcosc.com and mail to above address or email to [email protected]) Online at https://darlingtoncountysc.rja.revize.com/forms/1160

Salary: $28,000-$33,000 with State Benefits

Contact: Jimmie Epling Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/04/2022

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: The Youth Services Librarian will plan and implement the Darlington Branches’ programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers, coordinate the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, and work with the other branches and our partners to deliver children’s programs and services. The Youth Services Librarian will work at the Darlington Branch on scheduled days performing a variety of public library related duties as assigned. Report to the Darlington Branch Manager.Essential Functions1.Create, plan, and implement programs and activities for children of all ages and their care-givers on various topics in a library, through digital media, and outside via outreach on location at schools, day cares, and Head Starts.a.The Darlington Youth Services Librarian will work in-person scheduled days at the Darlington Branch and assist at other branches when needed. b.Personally conduct/deliver programs and activities, including digital/virtual programs.c.Supervise all children’s program and children’s activity volunteers. 2.Supervise the youth services area of the library and create an inviting environment to attract children and their caregivers. 3.Coordinate with the branches the development, deployment, and maintenance of the children’s collections, programs, and services. a.Plan and implement Summer Reading programs in conjunction with other Youth Services Librarians and State Library staff. b.Cooperate with grant opportunities that are system-wide in application. 4.Develop the children’s collection of print and non-print materials.5.Provide reference and reader’s advisory services. 6.Speak to organizations involved with children on topics of children’s literature, reading, and library materials and services.7.Promote the use of library services and programs through news releases to local newspapers, radio and television stations, schools, etc. 8.Create visual displays and printed materials to promote library programs and services. 9.Create booklists and finding resources for children and care-givers to promote the use of library materials. 10.Provide a balance of outreach programming for children through in-person and digital children’s events and story times.11.Order supplies and materials needed for the implementation of children’s programs and activities.12.Promote use of library collections, services, and programs to children and care-givers through: a.News releases to local newspapers, broadcast media, schools, etc. b.Social media, including Facebook, etc.c.Art, visual displays, video, audio, etc.d.Printed materials, such as booklists and finding guides. 13.Keep abreast of current developments in the field of children’s librarianship through professional organizations, attendance at meetings, etc.14.Prepare various narrative and statistical reports to reflect the status and growth of children’s services.15.Participate in and supervise the overall library operations on assigned evenings and weekends in rotation. 16.Coordinate and lead tours and activities for community agencies serving children.17.Recommend policies and procedures regarding youth services.18.Assist in special projects as needed.19.Perform other related duties as assigned or required by the Branch Manager and/or Director.

Qualifications: Qualifications1.Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education) with at least two years of experience in youth services, preferably in a library, OR 2.Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association3.accredited institution with at least one year of experience in youth services, preferably in a library, OR4.Any combination of education and at least three years of library experience, preferably in youth services, and progressive responsibility.5.Holds or is eligible for S.C. State Library Professional Certification or Provisional Professional Certification.6.Possess a valid drivers’ license.7.Has or can readily acquire knowledge of public library computerized circulation procedures and regulations (Polaris)8.A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file.Requirements1.Language, Communication, and Numerical Aptitudes a.Maintain confidentiality of customer and Library records.b.Interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies.c.Read and understand a variety of documents and reports. d.Prepare written documents and reports, using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. e.Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisor, other county employees, patrons, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence. f.Knowledge and command of vocabulary and correct word choice for clear communication.g.Knowledge of digital and social media platforms.h.Follow verbal, written, and/or visual instructions. i.Utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, utilize decimals, and determine time and weight.2.Physical Requirements a.Coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing office equipment and other objects in the library environment, in preparing and repairing books, operating projectors and laminating machines, etc. b.Operate a variety of automated office machines which may include but is not limited to a computer, copier, cash register, OPAC, receipt printer, etc. c.Ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds. Exert up to thirty-five pounds of force and/or to push, pull, or otherwise move loaded book trucks or other such objects. d.Requirements are in excess of sedentary work; position involves walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, climbing, balancing, etc. e.Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Work a flexible schedule that includes working evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as assigned. 3.Interpersonal Temperament a.Ability to deal effectively with people in a variety of circumstances, some of which can be stressful. b.Must be adaptable to performing with maturity and fairness when confronted with disagreements or criticism. c.Able to handle an emergency calmly and reassuringly. d.Must be flexible and able to multi-task.4.Additional Duties as Assigneda.The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by an individual working in this job. b.Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: 1) In-person at the Darlington County Administrator's Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 2) Obtain an application online at www.darcosc.com and mail to above address or email to [email protected]) Online at https://darlingtoncountysc.rja.revize.com/forms/1160

Salary: $28,000-$33,000 with State Benefits

Contact: Jimmie Epling Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/02/2022

Job Title: LIBRARY ADMINISTRATOR - PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Job Description: LIBRARY ADMINISTRATOR – PROGRAMS & EVENTS: Assists the Library Director in planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Beaufort County Library System. Must be customer-focused including knowledge of current technologies and social media. Assists the Library Director in coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, standards, or service offerings; coordinates activities between multiple service areas; and works to integrate and coordinate service areas.OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:• Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited library program and five (5) years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience• Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification• Excellent customer service skills• Knowledge of supervisory and budgetary principles• Library policies, procedures and practices• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919027&sreq=1&form=1&desc=LIBRARY%20ADMINISTRATOR%20-%20PROGRAMS%20&%20EVENTS

Salary: $55,211 to $70,720 annually / DOQ

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


Submission Date: 02/02/2022

Job Title: SR. LIBRARIAN - MANAGER OF MOBILE SERVICES

Job Description: SR. LIBRARIAN – MANAGER OF MOBILE SERVICES & OUTREACH: Performs senior, professional library services as well as supervising circulation activities and assigned employees. Responsibilities include supervising and providing guidance to other staff; developing and maintaining collections; and monitoring assigned portion of the Library Services budget.OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:• Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited library program and three (3) years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience• Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification• Excellent customer service skills• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919026&sreq=1&form=1&desc=SR.%20LIBRARIAN%20-%20MANAGER%20OF%20MOBILE%20SERVICES

Salary: $55,211 to $70,720 annually / DOQ

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


Submission Date: 02/02/2022

Job Title: Chief Deputy Director

Job Description: General Summary:The Chief Deputy Director, under the general direction of the Executive Director, provides strategic and functional oversight of library public services and library branches. Supervises District Associate Directors. Serves as Acting Library Director in the absence of the Executive Director. The position participates in leadership team planning, systemwide high-level decision making, and mentoring to the CCPL team. In partnership with the Executive Director and Executive Team, also helps build a success-oriented and accountable organizational environment.Responsibilities: All duties listed below are essential job functions for which reasonable accommodations will be made. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related tasks as requested by the Executive Director subject to reasonable accommodations. Essential Roles and Responsibilities:•Assists with implementation of library strategic plan, goals, mission, and vision•Serve as Acting Library Director in the absence of the Executive Director•Directly supervises District Associate Directors and provides input into hiring, training, and assists with annual branch employee evaluations •Works collaboratively with other Deputy Directors to implement programs, services, and partnerships •Manages the Security Account Manager. The Security Account Manager supervises the library security resource officers for the entire library system •Manage special projects and tasks, providing updates and reports to stakeholders as necessary •Assists the Executive Director and Board of Trustees with preparation of the annual budget •Lead efforts to provide excellent customer service with a focus on effective and consistent evaluation and improvement; play a significant leadership role in service innovation for the library system•Oversee process to update and improve public service policies and procedures•Keep informed of current services and trends as related to public libraries •Assists with the preparation and submission of local, state, and federal surveys and reports•With input from the Executive Director, compiles and maintains statistical information related to CCPL programs, services, and usage statistics•Represent the library at external events; initiate external partnership activities, attend meetings, and participate in committees and/or organizations that further the library's mission and goals Additional Job Duties:•Ability to adhere and convey to others approved library policies and procedures•Responds to public inquiries regarding library services, programs, and technologies•May provide administrative support to the Board of Trustees when Executive Director is unavailable •Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:• Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of professional library administration • Ability to supervise the work of District Associate Directors and library staff • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgement, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with employees, professional contacts, other administrators, and the public • Ability to maintain records and prepare comprehensive reports on the operation of the library, programs offered, collection reports and other related issues • Ability to communicate effectively and present ideas orally and in writing • Skill in assisting library patrons with services, collections, technology, and databases • Ability to be effective under changing work priorities and with frequent interruptions • Proficiency with a variety of software programs related to library operations: integrated library systems, email, and calendaring applications, and Microsoft Office Qualifications and Skills: A minimum of eight years of management experience and an MLIS. Eligible for or currently hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to www.ccpl.org/careers and complete an online application.

Salary: $106,724.80 - $120,161.60 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 02/02/2022

Job Title: Library Technical Assistant (Temporary)

Job Description: Provides reference and circulation services to library users. Answers directional and informational questions about MTC Library, its services and materials. Monitors and troubleshoots student computing, printing and computing tools. Effectively directs students to library resources. Maintains daily library operations to include: opening and closing procedures, checking out and monitoring study rooms, clerical work and maintaining physical library materials (shelving, shifting and shelf reading). Performs other duties as required. Midlands Technical College is dedicated to providing excellent service to its students, employees and the community. In doing so, all MTC employees will take two Service Excellence courses; Service Excellence is a college-wide program to enhance our collective efforts of ensuring MTC is a first-choice college.Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma and experience in library, clerical or customer service related field.Preferred Qualifications: Associate's degree with two (2) years' experience in library work or a high school diploma and four (4) years' experience in library, clerical or customer service related.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must visit the SC State Jobs website at www.careers.sc.gov to complete and submit an on-line application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Transcripts must be submitted with the employment application when a degree is required. Copies of transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are required if hired. Deadline: February 15, 2022

Salary: $11.00-$13.00 per hour. Eligible for health insurance benefits and participation in the State Retirement System.

Contact: No phone calls, please.


Submission Date: 01/26/2022

Job Title: Research Support Librarian

Job Description: The Kennesaw State University Library System invites applications for Research Support Librarians. The positions are under the general supervision of the Director of Research & Instructional Services and part of the Research & Scholarship Team. These positions are open until filled, with priority given to applications received by February 25, 2022.Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full description of this position and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php

Salary:

Contact: Karen Doster-Greenleaf


Submission Date: 01/26/2022

Job Title: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

Job Description: The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian is responsible for all original and copy cataloging in the Furman University Libraries. This position works collaboratively with library colleagues to ensure discoverability of library materials in print and electronic formats. The ideal candidate will be comfortable cataloging in a mixed RDA/AACR2 environment using the MARC 21 standards, LC classification, and LCSH, and will demonstrate a willingness to learn other metadata standards and schema (e.g. Dublin Core, BIBFRAME).Furman University Libraries uses Library of Congress classification, and has a shared version of Alma and Primo (by Ex Libris) as their library services platform. This system is shared among 55 libraries in the statewide consortium PASCAL (Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries). This position is integral to meeting the Library's strategic diversity goals. The successful candidate will participate in rolling DEI audits of the library's physical and digital collections to ensure materials are described using inclusive language while avoiding potentially harmful or offensive terms. This is a full-time non-tenure track faculty librarian position with an expected start date of August 1st, 2022.To read the full job ad and instructions to apply, please visit: https://libguides.furman.edu/library/jobs/cataloging-and-metadata-librarian

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS* Master's degree in library and/or information science accredited by the American Library Association.* Experience cataloging library materials in a mixed RDA/AACR2 environment using MARC 21 standards and Library of Congress classification.* Experience assigning Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and Library of Congress authority headings.* Experience using OCLC Connexion in the cataloging of materials.* Experience with and/or knowledge of cataloging music scores, books, and materials. * Familiarity with research related to identifying and remediating potentially offensive, and/or harmful language in cataloging records.* Demonstrated analytical and problem solving abilities.* Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Minimum of 2 years' experience cataloging library materials.* Experience with the library services platform software, Alma.* Experience cataloging rare books, documents, and items in a Special Collections environment.* Demonstrated understanding of LRM (FRBR/FRAD/FRSAD) principles.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://libguides.furman.edu/library/jobs/cataloging-and-metadata-librarian

Salary: $53,000

Contact: Christy Allen: [email protected]


Submission Date: 01/26/2022

Job Title: Undergraduate Instruction & Outreach Librarian and Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Job Description: The Department of Reference & Instruction in the University Libraries at Georgia Southern University invites applications and nominations for the position of Undergraduate Instruction & Outreach Librarian and Tenure-Track Assistant Professor.Position Description: Reporting to the Head of Reference and Instruction at Lane Library on theArmstrong campus, the person in this position teaches information literacy (and other associated digital literacies) skills, provides research consultations and chat reference service, and develops and initiates outreach programs and services focused on lower-division undergraduate students.Responsibilities:Creates and initiates outreach efforts focused on lower-division undergraduate students with a creative approach drawing on traditional and innovative practices.Assists in promotion of undergraduate-focused programming and assessment in information literacy and the Reference and Instruction department.Plans, teaches, and assesses information literacy classes both in-person and online, primarily targeted to students in English, and Writing and Linguistics departments, and other areas as assigned.Participates in evaluation of the instruction program and outcome assessment of instruction sessions.Collaborates with faculty and other academic professionals in planning, implementing, teaching, and assessing information literacy programming generally and in assigned liaison areas.Provides quality reference services to library patrons via in-person and/or virtual reference services, including in-depth research consultations.Participates in the development and maintenance of various instructional and promotionalmaterials, including tutorials, social media, and other innovative tools.Participates in an active liaison program by communicating and developing relationships with faculty in assigned departments.Participates in collection development for general collection materials and assigned liaison subject areas.Conducts scholarship, teaching and service as part of tenure-track responsibilities.This entry level position is a fiscal year (12 month), faculty-rank, tenure-track appointment.To apply see the full details on the job ad here: https://library.georgiasouthern.edu/wp-content/uploads/67898-LIB-Ad-Copy.pdf. Feel free to contact the search chair: Vivian Bynoe: [email protected] for more information.

Qualifications: MLIS attained by March 1, 2022.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Visit: https://library.georgiasouthern.edu/wp-content/uploads/67898-LIB-Ad-Copy.pdf

Salary: $60,000

Contact: Vivian Bynoe


Submission Date: 01/26/2022

Job Title: Associate Director of Community Engagement

Job Description: Charleston County Public Library seeks an Associate Director of Community Engagement to oversee the development and delivery of all library programs, manage system-wide programming strategy and partnerships, oversee systemwide outreach services and operations, and supervise department staff.Major Duties and Responsibilities: •STRATEGIC PROGRAMMING MANAGEMENT: Develops and maintains a strategic plan for programming to ensure equitable patron experiences at programs throughout the CCPL system, regardless of facility or region. Guides staff in program planning, including the type, number, frequency, and location of programs to be offered. Identifies opportunities for special programs, and coordinates in advance a strategic, system-wide programming response to high-interest events and observances. Ensures appealing, high-quality programs that enrich the lives of patrons of all ages.•PROGRAM OVERSIGHT: Provides general oversight in the development and delivery of all library programs, including Summer Reading, to ensure that program offerings achieve the vision of the strategic programming plan. Identifies and engages talented groups and individuals that can deliver quality programs in accordance with the plan. Works with internal stakeholders to promote library programs and services.•OUTREACH OVERSIGHT: Provides general oversight in the development and delivery of systemwide outreach services including the Mobile Library operations and partnerships. Ensures outreach services management develops and maintains a strategic plan and that goals are met to reach vulnerable and underserved populations. •PARTNERSHIP OVERSIGHT: Serves as point of contact for many community partners and organizations. Responsible for establishing, growing, and developing partnerships to create and strengthen programs, services, and resources offered to the community. •DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT AND STAFF SUPERVISION: Sets departmental goals, makes operational decisions, and delegates tasks. Works with programming and training staff to develop creative training opportunities to support program development and delivery. Supervises department staff by establishing objectives, coordinating resources, coaching, providing feedback, and appraising performance. Plans staffing levels, recruits, interviews, hires, promotes, disciplines, and terminates. Manages conflict as needed. •RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Determines appropriate funding for programs, monitors spending, negotiates fees of performers, executes contracts, and approves invoices for payment to monitor and manage the library’s program budget. Makes business decisions that are financially responsible, accountable, justifiable, and defensible in accordance with organization policies and procedures. •SPONSORSHIP MANAGEMENT: Oversees sponsorship coordination with the Communications Department to eliminate repetitive solicitations on behalf of the library, secures funds through sponsorship for system-wide programs, determines the distribution and use of those funds for programming, and ensures a consistent message in those solicitations. •NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION: Assesses patron needs and interests through surveys and research in order to improve existing programs and generate ideas for new programs, provides a means for program evaluation by patrons, and interprets the feedback in order to assess the quality and effectiveness of library programs.

Qualifications: •MLIS preferred, Bachelor’s Degree required.•Five or more years of related experience, required.•MLIS candidates must be eligible for or hold a South Carolina State Library certification.•The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Must have skills in obtaining cooperation internally.•Ability to foster and build relationships with outside partners and entities. •Demonstrates excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others. •Demonstrates the ability to supervise and work effectively with intradepartmental teams. •Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects and work assignments from a variety of staff. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and experience with project management.•Demonstrates the ability to develop strategic planning for system-wide programming, which includes evaluating and measuring results. Has the ability to plan, conduct and evaluate age-appropriate programming.•Demonstrates the ability to plan the scope of large-scale events (up to 1,000 attendees), solicit bids from venues and service providers, inspect venues, coordinate event services, determine technology needs and staffing needs, recommend and expend budget, monitor event activities to ensure patrons are satisfied and evaluate the event. •Intermediate skills in contract negotiation and ability to manage effective vendor relationships.•Demonstrates the ability to develop, manage and administer the budget for each project, as well as for department.•Intermediate technology skills for Windows, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, and Outlook.•Management aptitude, including management education and experience.•Ability to travel between facilities and work varying shifts, including occasional evenings and weekends, required.•Ability to be mobile 100% of the time and sit as needed; ability to bend, stoop, reach, and push a loaded wheeled book truck weighing up to 100 pounds, 10% of the time, required.•Ability to focus on the patron, show integrity, be inclusive, enjoy learning and have fun.•Passionate about the mission of public libraries and comfortable with the principles of intellectual freedom.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $75,940.80 - $85,508.80 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: [email protected] 


Submission Date: 01/19/2022

Job Title: Executive Director

Job Description: Executive Director, Crystal Lake Public Library (Chicago Northwest Suburb)The Crystal Lake Public Library seeks an involved and enthusiastic Executive Director. This opportunity is open due to the upcoming retirement of the current Executive Director. Crystal Lake, located 45 miles northwest of Chicago, is home to about 40,300 residents who enjoy good schools, a broad mix of retail businesses, abundant recreational opportunities, and convenient access to major highways and commuter rail. The Executive Director opening is a great opportunity for someone who wants to lead the library as it continues to embrace its vital role in the life of this friendly and supportive community. Salary $115,000/year or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Please visit johnkeister.com/clpl/ for details and to apply. We welcome inquiries. John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries [email protected] 847-955-0541

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit johnkeister.com/clpl/ for details and to apply. We welcome inquiries.

Salary: Salary $115,000/year or higher

Contact: John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries [email protected] 847-955-0541


Submission Date: 01/19/2022

Job Title: Executive Director

Job Description: Executive Director, Grayslake Area Public Library District (Chicago North Suburban)Don’t miss this exciting opportunity located in the northern suburbs of Chicago! The Grayslake Area Public Library District in Grayslake, Illinois, is looking for its next great Executive Director. This district library, with an operating budget of about $3.2 million, provides services to nearly 28,000 residents. Grayslake is an inviting village with a strong community spirit, good schools, and convenient access to major highways and commuter rail.This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to lead the library as it continues to embrace its vital role in the life of this friendly and supportive community. Salary $105,000/year or higher, negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Please visit johnkeister.com/grayslake/ for details and to apply. We welcome inquiries. John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries [email protected] 847-955-0541

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit johnkeister.com/grayslake/ for details and to apply. We welcome inquiries.

Salary: Salary $105,000/year or higher

Contact: John Keister & AssociatesExecutive Search for Libraries [email protected] 847-955-0541