Job Listings

The SCLA Job Listings is a list of job announcements for any type of library within South Carolina and the Southeast. Libraries, please read the Job Posting Guidelines and submit your new job announcements.


Submission Date: 08/23/2019

Job Title: Instruction and Reference Librarian (Tenure Track)

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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


 

Submission Date: 08/14/2019

Job Title: Digital Projects Librarian

Job Description: Nature of Work:The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.The Digital Projects Librarian at the South Carolina State Library is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of non-MARC metadata in support of the State Library's digital content, including external digital projects, digitized historical content, and born-digital state documents. This position serves as the primary liaison for the South Carolina Digital Library, coordinating with both SCDL staff and external partners on digital collection development and management workflows. Examples of Work:The Digital Projects Librarian will conduct a range of tasks with responsibilities which may include:•Acquires online state documents through Archive-It software and edits file names with file-naming convention.•Creates Dublin Core metadata for library collection materials, including state documents, South Carolina special collections, and partner project materials.•Support the implementation of policies regarding the creation, storage, preservation, organization, description, and access to digital materials.•Serves as the primary liaison for the South Carolina Digital Library, coordinating with both SCDL staff and external partners to manage ingest of digital collections.•Trains staff and student interns engaged in related work. Monitors workflows and deadlines.•Tracks statistics for library reports.•Supports additional department cataloging and metadata projects as needed.•Participates in department planning.•Serves on internal committees.

Qualifications: Minimum and Additional Requirements: •A Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program and at least 1 year of professional library experience. •Experience with creating and applying metadata standards to describe digital objects using DSpace or other digital management system. •Experience with non-MARC metadata schemas (ie., Dublin Core, MODS, EAD).•Experience with various types of file formats and software.•Experience with digital collection development and management workflows.•Knowledge of basic principles of professional library practices and techniques, especially in technical services, cataloging, subject analysis, classification, and authority control•Ability to organize time effectively to manage a variety of project simultaneously.•Ability to implement new cataloging and metadata standards and procedures.•Ability to gather, organize, and present oral and written information in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.•Project management and excellent organizational skills.•Strong computer skills including spreadsheet and database applications•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and external partners.•Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals.Preferred Qualifications:•2-3 years of practical experience with metadata standards such as Dublin Core, MODS, or other schemas. •Experience with Archive-It software and/or other web-harvesting software. •Experience with MARC record batch editing tools such as MarcEdit. •Knowledge of cataloging standards such as Library of Congress Classification, Dewey Decimal Classification, RDA, MARC21, LCSH, OCLC, LC subject headings, and LCNAF•Knowledge of government documents, particularly state documents.•Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement projects, particularly digital collections. •Experience supervising volunteers and/or graduate students.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2535857/digital-projects-librarian?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: Hiring Range: $33,494 - $45,000

Contact: Deborah Pack, Human Resources [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/09/2019

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

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $58,864 - $80,080 annually

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/08/2019

Job Title: Library Information Coordinator

Job Description: Forrest College is currently looking for a part-time Library Information Coordinator. This is a 10-20 hour per week late afternoon/evening position. We are a small, two year college located in Anderson, SC. The mission of Forrest College is to provide an environment that inspires students to more fully develop the confidence to reach their personal and professional goals. The College strives to attain its mission by providing appropriate educational experiences that stress personal and academic goal attainment and emphasize the importance of learning as a life-long process through both individual and group work. The educational purpose of Forrest College is to provide initial training, re-training, and updating skills through its two-year educational programs culminating in an associate degree. Students are primarily prepared for careers in business, information technology, allied health occupations, and criminal justice.List of Library Information Coordinator Responsibilities:•Conduct individual reference services through various methods•Conduct classroom information literacy instruction using our resources•Assist GED program students prepare for the GED using various resources•Assist the Admissions Coordinator with new student applicants as needed•Perform other duties as needed

Qualifications: Library Information Coordinator Skills and Requirements:•Master of Library Science degree preferred•Experience with conducting individual reference services•Experience with conducting classroom information literacy instruction

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary:

Contact: Joe Chester


Submission Date: 08/02/2019

Job Title: Assistant Branch Manager / Reference Librarian

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

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree and two (2) years post MLS/MLIS experience to include one (1) year supervisory experience. Prefer public library experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Must have extensive knowledge of library principles, trends and administration; knowledgeable of Children’s, Circulation and Reference services. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgement when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $46,945.60 - $52,873.60 annually depending on qualifications

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 08/02/2019

Job Title: Children's Librarian

Job Description: Librarian / Children’s Services / Baxter Patrick James Island Full time entry-level position available for an energetic, team-oriented librarian desiring supervisory experience. Provides library services for children age’s birth through grade 5: creates attractive displays, develops new and maintains ongoing innovative children’s programs, story times/storytelling, STEAM programs, and puppetry programs to promote literacy. Serves at other departments’ service desks as needed. Assists children and caregivers in use of library resource, provides reference and reader’s advisory services. Conducts outreach to and develops partnerships with community-based organizations, schools that target children to promote library’s services. Participate in collection development and maintenance in consultation with Children’s Department Manager. Successful candidate must possess knowledge and competency of library principles and practices of children’s services. Knowledge of children’s literature and materials, modern library organization. Knowledge of and experience with parent education initiative, Every Child Ready to Read, and early literacy skills desirable. Ability to maintain awareness of ongoing technological advances and how they apply to children. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to colleagues, adults in the community and children. Ability to create an environment that welcomes both children and adults who work on behalf of children. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 07/31/2019

Job Title: Regional Director

Job Description: TTILE: Regional Library Director, Beaufort Hyde Martin Regional LibraryThe Beaufort Hyde Martin Regional Library System is seeking an innovative, visionary and experienced Director to manage eight rural branches ranging from Williamston to Ocracoke Island. SALARY: $50,000 - $54,000. This position comes with a benefits package including paid health insurance, sick time, vacation time, and holidays.COMMUNITY: The Headquarters’ library is strategically located in Washington, NC near the center of North Carolina’s “Inner Banks” on the beautiful Pamlico River. The town was established in 1776 and was the first city in America to be named for our first president. Washington is fewer than100 miles from the Outer Banks, the Crystal Coast, and Raleigh. The area served by BHM has a very affordable cost of living, a rich history, scenic waterfronts, great restaurants, art galleries, and intriguing antique stores.DUTIES: The Regional Director is the executive officer responsible for the administration, planning, and daily operation of the three-county library system and its eight member libraries. The Director's responsibilities include fiscal management, personnel management, and professional library work. The Director also represents the library to the community and works closely with town and county administrators, elected officials, and other agencies. The director reports directly to the Board of Trustees and supervises the Branch Managers and the Regional Headquarter’s staff. During the past few years BHM has received several technology grants to improve services including hot spots, Homework Gap grants, and Edge Technology grants.The Director is responsible for ensuring that the personnel, technology, and facilities meet the needs of the various communities. The Director determines the financial requirements of the regional system and manages the budget for eight libraries in three counties. Illustrative examples of work include creating and presenting the library’s annual budget, hiring and developing staff, managing the library’s print and online collection development, and implementing strategic planning for the library including seeking grant and alternative funding. Other duties include performing periodic assessment of community needs, identifying emerging technology and library trends, and building strong relationships with appropriate governmental agencies.APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled. Will begin review of applications on September 1, 2019.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate school, North Carolina Library Certification within one year of employment, a minimum of five years professional library experience, with at least three years of administrative or supervisory responsibility.ADDITIONAL QUALITIES: A passion for serving communities, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with diverse groups, the ability to lead and motivate others, flexibility, and experience adapting to and initiating organizational change; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library management. Considerable financial knowledge and experience with creating, modifying, and adhering to a budget.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: 50,000-54,000

Contact: Robina Norman, Interim [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/29/2019

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: The purpose of this position is to initiate and manage services and programs for the Youth Library Services Department in accordance with the County’s Library System policies. Train, support, and provide advice to interns and volunteers working with youth. Provide reader’s advisory, reference, and other assistance to patrons. The Manager makes professional technical decisions, and must possess extensive knowledge and skills in relation to children's and youth library services.

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:· Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions;· Considerable knowledge of the needs and abilities of children and young adults and the available library materials and services;· Good knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as applied to a major library service;· Ability to communicate orally and in writing;· Good managerial and supervisory skills;· Considerable skills in making decisions and developing programs;· Good interpersonal and customer service skills;· Knowledge in the use of computers and software programs;· Ability to retain a valid S.C. driver’s license;· Extensive skills in operating library essential tools and equipment; EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:The educational requirement for this position is: Completion of Master's degree in Library Science.Education may be substituted for experience.Related-experience required: 3 years.Experience may not be substituted for education.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please go to https://oconeesc.com/human-resources-home/job-opportunities to apply. Must complete county application IN FULL. While applicants should also submit a resume and letter of interest, a resume will NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Salary: $37,318.00

Contact: For questions, contact Blair Hinson, Library Director, at [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/29/2019

Job Title: OUTREACH MANAGER

Job Description: The Outreach Manager oversees the operation of the outreach efforts across the system, including the operation of the bookmobile, supervising a staff of three paraprofessionals. One of the primary responsibilities of the Outreach Manager is to increase the reach into vulnerable populations as described in the Charleston County Public Library Strategic Vision.Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:•Implementing the strategic plan in outreach efforts•Establishes departmental goals and objectives in accordance with CCPL Strategic Vision•Identifies target populations to be served by the department•Develops outcomes for target populations based on community needs assessment and input from populations to be served•Designs, delivers, and evaluates outcome-based programs and services off-site•Coordinates CCPL's involvement with area festivals and other community events, including helping to plan activities and scheduling volunteers•Collaborates with community organizations, individuals, and CCPL staff•Initiating and developing community partnerships that will enhance and support the Library’s mission and goals•Gathers data and statistics, writes reports, and gives presentations•Establishes criteria for bookmobile stops; plans and regularly reevaluates routes to ensure equitable service delivery•Responsibly manages departmental budget•Fosters a culture of innovation, openness, inclusion, and exceptional customer service•Supervision of Outreach staff•Management of Bookmobile including everyday operations and incorporating strategic planning and community needs assessment results into creation and sustainability of the Bookmobile schedule and location stopsThe Outreach Manager will supervise Outreach staff members in the delivery of Library collections, materials, programs and services to outreach sites and community events. This position will report directly to the Programming Manager.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree and two (2) years post MLS/MLIS experience to include one (1) years supervisory. Prefer public library experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies, and technical advances. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgment when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials, and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus.Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: TO APPLY: please go to Charleston County Public Library’s website career page at https://www.ccpl.org/careers and fill out an on-line application.

Salary: $46,945.60 - $52,873.60 annually depending on qualifications

Contact: CCPL, Human Resources


Submission Date: 07/25/2019

Job Title: BOOKMOBILE MANAGER

Job Description: The Bookmobile Manager is responsible for the following services and activities associated with the operation of the Regional System's Bookmobile:· Issues borrower's identification card according to established procedures.· Drives bookmobile to specified locations following library services schedule and to garage for preventive maintenance and repairs.· Issues books to patrons and records or scans information on borrower's card.· Sorts books, publications, and other items according to procedure and returns them to shelves.· Locates library materials for patrons. Requests materials from library system for bookmobile patrons.· Answers routine inquiries and refers patrons who need professional assistance to librarian.· Delivers and retrieves items to and from departments by hand or push cart.· Inspects returned books for damage, verifies due-date, and computes and receives overdue fines.This is a full time, permanent, non-exempt position reporting to the Director of the Regional Library System.

Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma, a valid SC Drivers License, a good driving record, good public service skills, and basic computer knowledge and skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply, complete an application (available online at ahjlibrary.org) and submit to Patty Still at AHJ Regional via email at: [email protected] or by mail at: Post Office Box 280, 297 Main Street N., Allendale, SC 29810Applications must be submitted by September 1, 2019.

Salary: $22,617

Contact: For further information, please contact Patty Still at the AHJ Regional office in Allendale or call 803-584-3513.


Submission Date: 07/25/2019

Job Title: Deputy Director of Library Operations

Job Description: **Salary is Dependent on Qualifications** Acts as the Library Director in their absence. Oversees services and operations for the Library, including programs, resources and facilities. Assists in Strategic Planning, including services and operations to meet present and future needs. Guides and instructs library supervisors in Library, County and State policies, procedures and guidelines. Supervises Service Coordinators, as well as assigned Administrative support staff. Assists in the planning and preparation of developing the annual budget and grant writing. Advocates for the Library System. Oversees daily library operations including facility and Code of Conduct issues and patron inquiries. Supervises Administrative Services Coordinators, Mobile Library Manager, couriers, and substitutes. Leads monthly manager meetings; communicates System goals and new initiatives. Leads Youth Services, Reference, Adult Programming and Collection Management Coordinators to evaluate and improve services, resources and programs. Provides guidance, instruction and feedback to library managers and staff to improve such services. Serves as liaison to vendors, including security, housekeeping and lawn maintenance. Assists in personnel decisions. Serves on interview panels for Library System. Collaborates with others regarding staff development and training initiatives. Mentors, coaches and guides staff. Acts on employee issues, including disciplinary actions. Acts on employee issues; recommends training and disciplinary action. Assists in developing Strategic Planning for the Library System. Evaluates facilities, services, collections and staffing needs. Assists in establishing goals and objectives for present and future operations. Develops and communicates related action plans and forecasts and communicates desired outcome to Library Leadership Team and Managers. Completes surveys and reports related to services, programs, and staffing. Manages new or special projects and services for the System. Assists in budget planning of local, state, escrow, and federal funds. Performs trend analysis and recommends thresholds for staffing, Library collection, services/programs, technology, and equipment. Assists in planning for related capital purchases. Manages and coordinates grant application process related to staffing. Monitors cost center budgets for programs, services, materials, etc. Assists the Director in setting library system mission, goals, policies and procedures. Guides Library Leadership Team in setting library system policies and procedures within their scope. Assists Director in developing performance measurements for services, collection and staffing. Communicates mission and strategic emphasis with library managers and plans with Library Branch Managers/supervisors and Library System Administration Coordinators in order to achieve goals. Directs, instructs and/or assists staff to ensure branches and departments meet goals and objectives established by Director and Library Board. Advocates for the library system within the community. Promotes library services to community groups and guides Library Leadership Team and branch managers to identify initiatives and partnerships within their scope. Assists in identifying and developing potential partnerships between Library System and local businesses and organizations. Manages and coordinates related activities across branches and/or administration. Performs other duties as required. Additional Job Requirements: Requires public speaking. Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle and must have a valid SC Driver's License.

Qualifications: Minimum Education - MLIS from an ALA accredited program and 7 years of public library management and/or administration.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: www.lex-co.sc.gov // Job Posting Number # 002287

Salary: $68,194.00 - $73,649.52 (DOQ)

Contact: Michelle Williams - [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/24/2019

Job Title: Branch Manager

Job Description: The Branch Manager is responsible to plan and implement the provisions of all public service functions and to oversee daily operations at the assigned branch. This position’s primary responsibilities will be generally diversified and complex activities to include supervision and serving as a resource for branch staff. Exercises a high degree of independence with infrequent/indirect supervision to meet system goals and service needs. Maintains relationships and effective communication with outside sources and contacts. Work will be broad in scope and require initiative and the ability to identify potential problems and conduct research to determine/recommend solutions as well as analysis and planning.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send resume to [email protected]

Salary:

Contact: Marsha Alford, HR Manager


 

Submission Date: 07/23/2019

Job Title: Evening Library Assistant (part-time)

Job Description: Job Summary: Position will be approximately 26 evening hours per week (Sundays 6pm-11pm, Mondays 5pm-11pm, and Wednesday – Thursday 6pm-11pm; primarily during the fall and spring, based on the College academic calendar and library schedule. Position is limited to less than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. No benefits. Primary Responsibilities:•The evening library assistant will provide assistance to the reference librarian in all phases of evening library services. •Is responsible for opening and closing the library on Sunday evenings, and for closing the library Monday – Thursday evenings. •In absence of the reference librarian, serves as the person in charge of the library building and circulation area. •Assists the reference librarian and campus police with providing security for the building and enforcing library rules/regulations. •Assists in the supervision of evening work study students.•Assists with ordering, cataloging, and processing of materials. •Provides basic tech support for library computers, software, printers, etc.•Assists the reference librarian with providing basic reference services by developing familiarity with all library databases, software, resources, and equipment. •Assists in the shelving, shelf reading, inventory, and weeding of all library materials.•Assists the reference librarian in compiling usage statistics and reports.•Performs other tasks and duties as requested.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics: •Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs as well as a willingness to learn new technology.•Ability to communicate with and work well with all members of the library team.•Basic knowledge of library software, systems, and processes.Required Physical Abilities:•Must be able to routinely lift and carry up to 20 pounds up and down the stairs.•Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, move from one area of the building to another on a regular basis, sit and use a computer for a long period of time.•Manual and physical dexterity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.•Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on a computer display screen, in hand-written form, and printed on paper.•Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone.Working Conditions: This work is normally performed in an office environment and will require significant contact with students and faculty members. This library is two stories with no elevator.Education: •Associates Degree or equivalent.•Previous library experience preferred.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume and list of three (3) references to:Director of Human ResourcesSpartanburg Methodist College1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301.Application materials may also be submitted electronically to [email protected] of applications begins July 30, 2019. Position is open until filled.

Salary:

Contact: Director of Human ResourcesSpartanburg Methodist College1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, SC [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/22/2019

Job Title: Director of Library Experience, Branches

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as our next Director of Library Experience, Branches. This position is responsible for providing overall leadership, direction, management, administration and supervision for six (of twelve) branch locations.Our Mission: Learn. Create. Share.Do you want to help lead an organization that is committed to changing lives every day? With nearly 400 employees across thirteen locations, we demonstrate that learning takes many paths in today’s twenty-first century library. We’re continually inspired to find new ways to serve our super-users, entice new customers and enhance current services. Be a part of our team and contribute to our mission of helping our customers learn, create and share.Richland Library is an award-winning, forward-thinking public library system because of our exceptional, diverse staff, who are passionate about serving our community. We believe in creating limitless possibilities for employees and customers, as guided by our promises:We are… welcoming, caring, helpful, fresh and fun, and committed to offering our customers the best!The OpportunityUnder the supervision of the Chief Customer Officer, the Director of Library Experience, Branches is responsible for:• Providing overall leadership, direction, management, administration and supervision of the work of six locations in keeping with the Library’s goals, mission and direction; 100+ employees across 6 branch locations, each open up to 70 hours per week.• Coaching, developing and mentoring location managers; overseeing hiring of location managers and staff.• Working in close coordination with partner Director of Library Experience, Branches and Director of Library Experience, Main.• Planning, recommending and following through with additions, changes and updates to facilities, staffing and services as appropriate; analyzing and responding to changing uses and needs.• Participating as a member of the Management Team and Executive Leadership Team; contributing to the development of long-range plans; working closely with other Library leaders to collaboratively make decisions and implement change.• Managing system-wide projects and teams.Desired Skills and CompetenciesCustomer Experience• Ability to develop and deliver innovative services and outstanding experiences• Familiarity with design thinking, service design or human-centered design• Ability to evaluate situations and people quickly and accurately• Proactive in meeting customer needsLeadership• Comfort with risk-taking and ambiguity• Ability to quickly adapt to — and successfully lead staff through — change• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment• Strong communication, organization and time-management skills• Ability to actively coach, support and promote team members• Initiative, stamina and enthusiasmCollaboration and Relationship-Building• Collaborative decision-making and negotiation skills• Tact, courtesy and empathy• Flexible and adaptable in working with partners and stakeholders• Honest, respectful and equitable treatment of others to build an environment of trustTotal RewardsRichland Library offers a full range of benefits to salaried employees that support employees, spouses and their children.Some of our benefits include:* Medical, prescription drug, dental and vision* Retirement savings plan* Paid time off and holiday pay* Resources to help improve your overall well-beingGiving BackWe value giving back to our community and encourage all employees to volunteer to support their favorite non-profit organizations.Celebration, Appreciation and PlayWe know that employees need a chance to unwind and recharge. Science tells us that play makes us smarter and reduces stress. We offer break rooms and employee lounge areas to play games, workout, read or just relax.

Qualifications: American Library Association accredited MLS degree preferred, but not required. Five years of satisfactory experience in leadership or management roles. Valid driver’s license with safe driving record.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: APPLY NOW at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx.No phone calls and/or in person inquiries regarding status of applications. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone. All other applicants will be notified via email when position is filled.

Salary: $75k + minimum salary plus benefits

Contact: Marcia SmithTalent Acquisition [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/15/2019

Job Title: Librarian VII, Access Manager

Job Description: Position: Librarian VII, Access Manager (Master’s Degree Required) , FT, Access & Discovery, Hughes Main LibrarySalary: $65,768 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: August 2019Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South CarolinaSchedule Daytime hours Monday – Friday, with occasional evenings and weekend hours as needed. Schedule requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs.FUNCTIONReporting to the Access and Discovery Director, this position:•Supervises the activities related to the operation of eleven branch libraries throughout Greenville County.•Embodies the Library System’s Code of Service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed, and inspired.•Greets customers and employees with a welcoming smile, and enthusiastically provides knowledgeable and meaningful assistance.•Performs work in accord with the Library System’s vision and mission, using good judgment and ethical behavior in the application of policies and established procedures.EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Assists in planning for change and improvement in branch operations, including budget recommendations, workflow optimization, and formulation of goals and objectives. (E)•Supervises Branch Managers. (E)•Addresses personnel issues and administers disciplinary actions. (E)•Provides guidance to subordinate supervisors regarding personnel matters. (E)•Participates in the interviewing, selection, and/or approval of new employees. (E)•Handles sensitive and confidential matters. (E)•Performs research and analysis of branch staffing levels and provides direction to managers regarding staff schedules and staffing. (E)•Works with Staff Development Coordinator to develop and implement training to enhance customer service skills of branch staff. (E)•Works with Staff Development Coordinator to develop and implement training on technology competencies for branch staff. (E)•Approves leave requests and periodically fills in for Branch Managers. (E)•Provides assistance in reference, reader’s advisory, and circulation services to customers and employees. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library System’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library System’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures, and rules to customers and employees. (E)•Confers with the Access & Discovery Director and Human Resources regarding branch personnel needs, problems, vacancies, recruitment, specific position requirements, and overall employee relations. (E)•Makes recommendations to the Technical Services Manager and Branch Managers regarding the development and maintenance of branch collections. (E)•Serves on the Materials Committee and other committees as assigned. (E)•Works with Operations Manager on issues regarding Library facilities and with Code of Conduct violations/enforcement. (E)•Collaborates with the Community Engagement Manager, Adult Outreach and Event Coordinator, Discovery Manager, Youth Services Manager and Branch Managers regarding programming and outreach initiatives. (E)•Works with Branch Managers, Discovery Manager and/or Youth Services Manager to determine feasibility of allocating staff resources to fulfill proposed programs and outreach initiatives. (E)•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assist them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on library operations, policies and procedures, and handles problems and complaints. (E)•Establishes relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote library services, resources, and programs. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to promote and facilitate use of volunteers in the branches.•Serves as Acting Access & Discovery Director in his/her absence. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Performs other related duties as required, including those of any staff member in the unit.

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of problem solving, leadership and management techniques.•Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Knowledge of library computer systems and applications, online databases, office software, email, and mobile devices.•Knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic. Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library System’s integrated automation system software used to manage library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of the Library System’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library System’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to plan, organize, and direct Library System activities. •Ability to learn and enforce policies, procedures, and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of resources and services, security related incidents, and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training, and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, customer, and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information, and task-related information in oral, written, and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement, and maintain complex filing systems, including the Dewey Decimal System, with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an ongoing opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked, and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university.•Five years of professional library experience at a supervisory or leadership level.•Experience working at a branch library and providing circulation services. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend, and stoop•reach, grasp, and use hands to touch, handle, or feel•tolerate dust and mold associated with working with books and other library materials

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: $65,768 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/15/2019

Job Title: Associate Librarian

Job Description: Reference/Public Services – Promotes learning by providing reference and research services as appropriate (walk-in, email, chat, phone, video conferencing); refers library users to relevant sources of information using books, digital resources and other formats; provides statistical information as requested. Promotes excellence in customer service and service excellence.Library Instruction – Promotes information literacy through library instruction by introducing students, faculty and staff to appropriate resources through one-on-one or group instruction, collaborates with colleagues to promote and develop information literacy initiatives.Collection development – Assists the receipt and maintenance of books, periodicals, journals and other formats of information resources on assigned campus. Participates in collection development and weeding in assigned areas.Technology – Promotes the use of technology in library services and instruction; assists in the embedded librarian program. Develops professional competencies to improve knowledge, skills and proficiency. Serves on various college committees, task forces or other forums.Performs other professional duties and responsibilities as appropriate or requested.Will be required to work one evening.l

Qualifications: Master’s degree in library science or library and information science from an ALA accredited institution and three years of professional library experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must visit the SC State Jobs website at www.jobs.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: July 22, 2019

Salary: Competitive and determined by evaluating applicant qualifications. SC State Classification System. Excellent benefits program that includes: employer provided health, dental, and life insurance; paid holidays; sick and annual leave; and state retirement.

Contact: SALLIE THOMASEmployment Recruiter I Human Resource ManagementMidlands Technical College [email protected] P: 803.822.3399midlandstech.edu


Submission Date: 07/15/2019

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Simpsonville Branch

Job Description: Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use.•Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning.•Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.•Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases .•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services.•Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy.•Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Works well in a team environment.•Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.Must have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communicationohear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate Library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E).•Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E)•Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E)•Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E)•Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E).•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members.•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations.•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E)•Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E)•Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) •Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E)•Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E)•Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E)•May process 14 day and leased books.•May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups.•Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items.•Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request.•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) •Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $40,809 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/15/2019

Job Title: Librarian I (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Five Forks Branch

Job Description: Employees in this position embody the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and coworkers feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. They greet customers and coworkers with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. As the person in charge in the absence of the manager, maintains efficient operations by providing support and guidance to paraprofessional staff and volunteers. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Knowledge of basic computer, mouse and keyboard use.•Knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including the major fields of learning.•Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.•Preferred: Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripheral equipment, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases .•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records, security related incidents and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services.•Ability to resolve conflicts, problems and complaints with tact and diplomacy.•Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Works well in a team environment.•Enjoys working with people and possesses a strong commitment to customer service.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing instructions and directions to subordinates. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong organizational skills and is detail oriented. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.Must have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communicationohear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate Library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others (E).•Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Provides general circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customer records, placing holds, checking out materials, etc. (E)•Uses the Library’s integrated library system (ILS) to process discharges, fill or clear holds, place or receive items in transit and maintain accurate status of items. (E)•Processes ILS reports to identify and retrieve items to fill hold requests and to return expired holds to the collection. (E)•Uses Library equipment proficiently and instructs and demonstrates use, including self-checkout stations, to customers as needed. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers. (E).•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Directs, assigns and coordinates duties of paraprofessional staff and volunteers, and provides coaching and training as needed. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Assists in preparing work schedules and job assignments of lower level staff members.•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations.•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, etc. as requested by supervisor. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes Library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Empties materials drops located inside and/or outside the Library. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement review. (E)•Collects and maintains appropriate records of fines and fees received. (E)•Accepts meeting space applications in compliance with policy and enters into calendar. If responsible for meeting space reservations, also approves applications and monitors calendar. (E) •Sorts Library materials and shelves them according to their established arrangement. (E)•Checks arrangement of shelved materials to assure they are in proper order. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Moves and arranges Library materials under supervision. (E)•Assists in keeping the Library clean and neat and the facility and equipment in good repair; submits Helpdesk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Assists customers in submitting interlibrary loan requests. (E)•May process 14 day and leased books.•May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups.•Monitors and stocks brochure display and publicity items.•Notifies appropriate coworker about low levels of supplies or, if assigned to monitor supplies, coordinates the ordering of supplies as needed. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •Participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request.•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E) •Performs other related duties as required.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $40,809 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn, Human Resources [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/12/2019

Job Title: Librarian III, Branch Supervisor

Job Description: Position: Librarian III, Branch Supervisor (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Five Forks Branch. Salary: $44,649 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: April 2019Location: Five Forks Branch Library, 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville, South Carolina.Schedule: Mon. & Wed. 9:30a-6:00p; Tues. varies (either 1:00p-9:00p or 2:00p-9:00p); Thurs. 12:30p-9:00p; Fri. 8:30a-6:00p; and a rotation of every 4th weekend, Sat. 8:30a-6:00p & Sun. 1:00p-6:00p. (Off the Fri. before and the Mon. after working the weekend). Schedule requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs. FUNCTIONThe employee in this position assists the Branch Manager schedule, direct, coach and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of the Five Forks Branch of the Greenville County Library System (Library). The staff member embodies the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. This person greets customers and employees with a welcoming smile and enthusiastically provides knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services and technology. The Branch Supervisor serves as the person in charge in the Branch Manager’s absence and supervises part-time paraprofessional staff at the branch. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Assists the Branch Manager with assigning, instructing, directing and supervising branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E)•Directly supervises part-time paraprofessional branch staff. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Assists the Branch Manager with preparing staff schedules, approving leave requests and requesting assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Provides reference service to library patrons, staff and others. (E) •Assists customers with identifying, locating and using Library materials. (E) •Provides circulation services, including registering new borrowers, updating customers records, resolving account issues, etc. (E)•Provides Readers’ Advisory services. (E) •Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures and rules to customers and employees. (E)•Assists in various aspects of programming for young adults and/or adults, including planning, organizing, preparing materials, presenting and/or providing instruction. (E) •Promotes library programs and assists customers in registering for them. (E)•Coordinates the interviews of applicants for supervised staff positions and makes recommendations for selecting new employees. (E)•Reads book reviews and makes acquisition recommendations to supervisor. (E)•Assesses Library materials for needed repair or repackaging and identifies items for discard/replacement. (E)•Assists the Branch Manager in planning for changes and improvements in unit operations, including budget recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives (E).•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assist them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at work location. (E)•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Ensures that branch cleanliness, safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly; submits HelpDesk requests to resolve problems. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Uses reports generated from the integrated library system (ILS) and other library automation providers to analyze and improve branch operations and services. (E)•Reviews and studies professional literature to keep abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on library operations, policies and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E)•Assists with establishing relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote library services and programs and participates in community events on behalf of the Library upon request. (E)•Responsible for the accurate collection and reporting of fines and fees. (E)•Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to train, schedule and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate.•Operates and assists in maintaining library equipment, including self-checkout stations, public and staff computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Assists in monitoring materials received and sorted by the automated materials handling system during holidays and other library closings. (E)•Assists in conducting inventory of Library collections. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Engages customers by creating and maintaining displays that promote Library resources and services. •May conduct presentations, orientation sessions and tours for groups. •Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.•Knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manager Library processes. •Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals in unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task related information in oral, written and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university•Three years of library experience, one at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•hear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel•tolerate dust and mold associated with working with books and other library materials

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $44,649 per year, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 07/10/2019

Job Title: Web Developer

Job Description: **Salary is Dependent on Qualifications**Applicants must apply online at www.lex-co.sc.gov and reference Job Posting #002285Preferred Experience:Bachelor's Degree with 5 or more years of experience with web content and design. Creates, formats and updates web content; approves changes made by web content management system (CMS) users; updates web pages to assure that all information and links are up to date and accurate; ensures that the website meets current professional web standards and is utilizing the most effective technologies. Coordinates content updates. Provides webpage analytical reports for departments monthly; assures consistent look and feel throughout the website. Trains and assists CMS users to utilize systems for providing general information for the website.Creates, maintains, and distributes training materials. Manages social media accounts; creates and posts content promoting Library brand, services, and programs.Writes news releases for dissemination to the media, responds to new media request and acts as liaison as needed. Handles sensitive and confidential information with discretion.Serves as Library System photographer and videographer.Collaborates with Marketing and Administrative staff.Creates print marketing materials as needed.Reviews current web and procedures to assure that the most effective and reasonably priced technologies and resources available are being used; seeks out new resources/technologies. Liaison to related vendors.Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid Driver's License.Education:Associates degree with 1-3 years of experience with web content and design.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants must apply online at www.lex-co.sc.gov and reference Job Posting #002285

Salary: $46,302.00-$50,006.16 (DOQ)

Contact: Michelle Williams @ [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/10/2019

Job Title: Discovery Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services: [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/10/2019

Job Title: Young Adult Services Assistant Manager Librarian

Job Description: Full time position for an energetic, team-oriented young adult librarian under the supervision of the Young Adult Services Manager. Responsible for providing innovative programming, reader’s advisory, and information services to young adults on a variety of subjects. Promotes library materials and programs through outreach visits to local schools and community organizations, including those that serve disadvantaged and incarcerated youth. Train and supervise library assistants and conduct programming events in the “Teen Lounge”. Conducts tours for and provides bibliographic instruction of library services to young adults and school groups. In addition, assists Young Adult Services Manager in preparing schedules and timesheets, collects data on young adult programming statistics, and other information for monthly reports. Must be comfortable proactively seeking out patrons to offer assistance in all areas of the library (desk, roving, e-mail, phone, or additional methods of communication). Must be able to get along well with others and to communicate pleasantly and effectively with the general public and library staff, orally and in writing, (public speaking included). Must demonstrate knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of young adult materials, both print and electronic. Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail; possess the ability to carry out assignments independently, show initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and collections. Must be courteous and possess tact and good judgment. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 07/09/2019

Job Title: Assistant Library Director

Job Description: De Soto Trail Regional Library is a multi-county system located in rural southwest Georgia.  Our system is composed of five libraries:  a headquarters and four branches.   Our libraries are vital to our small communities, and because of our rural location we offer services that many other larger libraries do not need to offer: faxing, scanning, laminating and Notary Public.  Since we have a small staff; each staff member, including the Assistant Director, has to be flexible and willing to assist other staff members as needed.The Assistant Director's duties include, but are not limited to the following:Liaison/courier to branches--must be able to lift heavy,up to 35 lb, book bagsSecretary of Regional Library BoardPolicy writerGLASS contactSafety CoordinatorGrant writerLibrary representative at local eventsYA and Adult programming and outreachCirculation desk3-D printer programmingBasic catalogingReference assistanceParticipant in statewide library activitiesApplicant must maintain knowledge of current professional library activities, procedures and technologies, and be willing to perform other library duties as assigned by Director.Beginning salary with 3 years of public library experience will be $53,000 plus benefits.Resumes and cover letters are being accepted now.  Please make submissions to the following address or to the email listed below:Attn: Lisa RigsbyDe Soto Trail Regional Library145 East Broad StreetCamilla, GA  31730For more information please call:  Lisa Rigsby at 229-336-8372

Qualifications: Applicants for this position must have a Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. A professional librarian's certificate from the State of Georgia, grade 5 or higher, and a valid Georgia driver's license are required.  Five years of experience working in public libraries is preferred, but, based on qualifications, three  years will be acceptable.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $53,000 for three years of experience, $55,000 for five or more years of experience

Contact: Lisa [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 07/08/2019

Job Title: Assistant Director

Job Description: De Soto Trail Regional Library is a multi-county system located in rural southwest Georgia. Our system is composed of five libraries: a headquarters and four branches. Our libraries are vital to our small communities, and because of our rural location we offer services that many other larger libraries do not need to offer: faxing, scanning, laminating and Notary Public. Since we have a small staff; each staff member, including the Assistant Director, has to be flexible and willing to assist other staff members as needed.Applicants for this position must have a Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. A professional librarian’s certificate from the State of Georgia, grade 5 or higher, and a valid Georgia driver’s license are required. Five years of experience working in public libraries is preferred, but, based on qualifications, three years will be acceptable.The Assistant Director’s duties include, but are not limited to the following:Liaison/courier to branches–must be able to lift heavy,up to 35 lb, book bagsSecretary of Regional Library BoardPolicy writerGLASS contactSafety CoordinatorGrant writerLibrary representative at local eventsYA and Adult programming and outreachCirculation desk3-D printer programmingBasic catalogingReference assistanceParticipant in statewide library activitiesApplicant must maintain knowledge of current professional library activities, procedures and technologies, and be willing to perform other library duties as assigned by Director.

Qualifications: Applicants for this position must have a Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. A professional librarian’s certificate from the State of Georgia, grade 5 or higher, and a valid Georgia driver’s license are required. Five years of experience working in public libraries is preferred, but, based on qualifications, three years will be acceptable.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Resumes and cover letters are being accepted now. Please make submissions to the following address or to the email listed below:Attn: Lisa RigsbyDe Soto Trail Regional Library145 East Broad StreetCamilla, GA 31730For more information please call: Lisa Rigsby at 229-336-8372

Salary: $53,000 + DOQ

Contact: Lisa Rigsby [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/08/2019

Job Title: Director of Library Development

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

Qualifications: Minimum and Additional Requirements: •A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university •Minimum of six (6) years professional library experience, supervisory experience critical•Knowledge of public library administration and current library organization, procedures, and services•Knowledge of collection development principles•Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules and regulations which apply to library administration•Knowledge and experience of on-line reference work and automated library systems•Knowledge of sources of information and reference techniques for the assigned program area•Ability to provide professional consultation and manage other consultants•General knowledge of equal employment practices•Ability to coordinate, plan, and direct work or professional and technical staff•Communicate effectively (orally and in writing); strong comfort level with public speaking to groups large and small•Strong writing skills (writing sample is required – see additional comments)•Prepare and deliver presentations to various audiences and visual presentations•Organize and present through reports, familiarity with data collection and using statistics•Ability to network and establish partnerships•Strong management and analytical skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2484879/director-of-library-development?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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

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


Submission Date: 07/03/2019

Job Title: Reference and Instruction/Documents Librarian - Instructor of Library Science

Job Description: Responsibilities: Manage Federal and State documents collections; provide reference services for government documents and the main library collections; participate actively in Information Literacy Instruction program and collection development; serve as a departmental liaison; create and update relevant Library research guides; participate actively in Library and campus governance through committee service; supervise student workers

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent; experience in the use of traditional and web-based library resources; strong commitment to public service; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; familiarity with information technology and its applications in an academic setting.Preferred Qualifications: Experience with government documents collections; experience with reference services, library instruction, and collection development; knowledge of assessment trends and best practices in academic libraries and commitment to remaining current in the field. Other Information: This is a 12 month, 37.5 hours a week appointment with accrued sick and annual leave; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/58787 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of philosophy of librarianship; d) unofficial transcripts; e) three letters of recommendation. Finalist will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE. The successful candidate must have an MLIS/MLS from an institution accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent by the start date. Completed applications received by July 10th will receive full consideration.

Salary: 40,000-42,000 a year

Contact: For more information, please contact Professor Deborah Tritt Harmon (search committee chair) at [email protected].


Submission Date: 06/28/2019

Job Title: Library Director, Saluda County

Job Description: The Saluda County Library Board welcomes applications from dynamic, innovative and service-oriented candidates for a Director to lead the continuing development of library services in a small rural county. The Director reports to the Library Board, and is responsible for budget planning and management, library policies, operations and staff leadership. The Saluda County library system includes a main library and one branch. The annual budget is $128,000. The library serves a population of 20,000 and is located in central South Carolina. Visit the Library’s website, http://www.youseemore.com/saluda/ and the County’s website for more information: https://saludacounty.sc.gov/

Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have an MLS from an ALA accredited library program and 5 years of increasing responsibility in managing or supporting library service, including administrative (budgeting, planning) and supervisory responsibility. The successful candidate will have a strong philosophy of customer service, effective communication and public relations skills, the ability to build consensus among library stakeholders, and a thorough understanding of library automation operations. The Saluda County Library is in the process of planning and construction of a new central building. Candidates having experience with library construction projects will be seen as more competitive.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Salary range: $51,111 annually, with excellent benefits. This is a full time position, available immediately. A complete job description may be obtained from Saluda County Council Office, 400 W. Highland Street, Saluda, S.C. Application along with required resume and driver’s record may be returned to the above address or emailed to [email protected] Current 10 year driving record must be submitted with application and resume. Position open until filled. EOE

Salary: $45,000 annually with excellent benefits.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/28/2019

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: The Allendale-Hampton-Jasper Regional Library Board welcomes applications from dynamic, innovative and service-oriented candidates for a Director to lead the continuing development of library services in a three-county rural library consortium. The Director will be responsible for budget planning and management, library policies, operations and staff leadership. The position reports to the Regional Board.The AHJ Regional Library System includes three county headquarters sites, two additional branch libraries, and a Bookmobile. The annual system-wide budget is approximately $697,000 and the staff consists of 21 FTE. The library system has 16,000 card-holding patrons, nearly one third of the combined local population. The system is a member of the SC LENDS (Evergreen open source) collaborative, and circulates about 50,000 items annually. The AHJ Regional System serves three beautiful Low Country counties stretching along the Savannah River between North Augusta, S.C. and Savannah, GA. This quiet rural area depends heavily on its public libraries for computers, books, and information. Several library facilities have been constructed or renovated recently. Visit the library web site: www.ahjlibrary.org.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an MLS from an ALA-accredited program. Five years of increasing responsibility are preferred in managing or supporting library service, which must include administrative (budgeting, planning) and supervisory responsibility. Competitive candidates will have a strong philosophy of customer service, effective communication and public relations skills, and the ability to build consensus among library stakeholders. Experience in overseeing building projects and successful grant-seeking are preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please complete and print the application linked here: http://www.ahjlibrary.org/Default.asp?PN=Forms&L=1&DivisionID=20413&LMID=949067 and submit along with a letter of introduction and your resume with three references to AHJ Director Search, 277 Main Street North, Allendale S.C. 29810-0280 or by email to [email protected].

Salary: Between $58,000 to $63,000 annually, with excellent benefits.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/28/2019

Job Title: Director of Special Projects

Job Description: The Director of Special Projects is a leadership position reporting to the Executive Director. This employee will oversee initiatives and be responsible for creating sustainable, long-term programs and services through the library. They have broad decision making responsibilities for routine matters and some decision making responsibilities for non-routine matters including applying library policy to problems as necessary.Primary Responsibilities:· Serves as a representative of the library while at work and out in the community; acts as official library liaisonfor various committees and meetings· Supervises special projects staff, including Americorps VISTAs and work study students· Coordinates volunteers in the library and volunteer efforts in the community· Oversees library and community initiatives, including health and wellness, early literacy, STEM (science,technology, engineering, and math), Census 2020· Responsible for grant funded programs, including identifying and applying for opportunities, executing grant related activities, and completing all required grant reporting· Develops and implements a fundraising development strategy for the Library· Maintains positive relationships with donors· Coordinates Library’s event and exhibit spaces· Work under the direction of the Deputy Director to market and promote these spaces· Help patrons locate materials, placing and processing holds and ICLs checking in and out materials, handlingfinancial transactions, and providing computer assistance to patrons· Assists in the selection and acquisition of materials· Helps with cataloging and processing new materials· Contributes to the current and future success of the library through planning and communication· Attends workshops and conferences relating to primary job functions· Drives library vehicle as necessary· Other duties as needed or assigned by supervisor or Executive Director· Position requires availability to work some nights and weekends

Qualifications: Important Qualities:· Outgoing, welcoming, and enthusiastic· Able to work effectively and enjoys interacting with people, including both the general public and other staffmembers of all ages and backgrounds· Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, social services, public health or related field required· Two years demonstrated experience writing and executing grant programs; experience with federal grantspreferred· Two years prior experience in public service, such as libraries or nonprofits, required· Must possess or be eligible for and maintain a valid SC driver’s license· Prior experience providing programs or instruction preferred· Strong attention to detail; ability to maintain accurate records and statistics and complete reports· Ability to lift and sufficient flexibility to shelve books and materials repeatedly on all shelves· Strong oral and written communication skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are available at https://www.unionlibrary.org/employment. Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, 3 references, an example of a funded grant program, and a Union County Library System Employment Application to [email protected].

Salary:

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/28/2019

Job Title: Part-time Library Assistant (20 hours) Two positions

Job Description: Part Time - 12 month. Position DescriptionWorks in all areas of the library, particularly staffing Circulation, and assists with projects in other departments within the library. Serves as backup to Circulation, Reference, AV/Printing, and Interlibrary Loan. No employee benefits.Duties and Responsibilities•Staffs the circulation desk, handling checkout, check-in, reserves, overdues, etc.•Performs with strict adherence, the opening and closing procedures for the library.•Supervises student worker(s).•Helps maintain a neat and quiet facility.•Directs patrons to librarian for assistance as appropriate.•Assists patrons with technology (microform reader/printer, photocopier, printer, scanners, computers).•Conducts inventory throughout the library on a rotational basis.•Remains up-to-date on library policies and procedures and enforces those policies on all floors.•Assists with library projects and other duties, as assigned.•Shares responsibility with other part-time staff for covering library hours.•Requires some evening and weekend hours.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities•Ability to multi-task and show attention to detail in a professional environment•Excellence in verbal and written skills•Demonstrate pleasant, helpful attitudeHours: Position 1: Fridays (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.); Saturdays (10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.); Sundays (4:00-8:00 p.m.) plus 7 flexible morning hoursPosition 2: Sunday-Thursday (8:00 p.m.-midnight)Start date: August 1, 2019 or until filled

Qualifications: Required Qualifications•Bachelor’s degree in an academic field from an accredited institution•Experience working with students in a college or university setting•Demonstrated evidence of a team-oriented, professional mindset with the experience and ability to be a creative problem solver•Experience in Blackboard and Microsoft Office technologies•Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and flexibility•Excellent communication skills•Previous library experience preferred

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to Dr. Pam Dennis ([email protected]).

Salary:

Contact: Dr. Pam Dennis ([email protected])


Submission Date: 06/25/2019

Job Title: Temporary Reference & Instructor Librarian (1 year position)

Job Description: The Reference & Instruction Librarian will work collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop and provide library instruction; promote information literacy and library services; provide reference services; and work on special projects. This is a one-year temporary appointment, with full-time hours (37.5 hours/week) to start in August and go through next school year.

Qualifications: Minimum RequirementsMaster's degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited university.Preferred QualificationsExperience teaching library instruction classes and providing reference services in an academic library. The ability to work as part of a team with a strong commitment to customer service, as well as strong written and oral communication skills. Competence in using technology. Additionally preferred, knowledge and awareness of information literacy standards and best practices in instruction, the ability use technology to create learning objects (libguides, videos, handouts, etc.) and/or experience with D2L or online embedded librarianship.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: To apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2487961/temporary-reference-instructor-librarian-1-year-position?keywords=instructor%20libra&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $23.77-$37.24 (range dependent on experience and qualifications)

Contact: Katherine Stiwinter


 

Submission Date: 06/25/2019

Job Title: Part-time Reference & Instruction Adjunct Librarian

Job Description: The Reference & Instruction Adjunct Librarian will work collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop and provide library instruction; promote information literacy and library services; provide reference services; and work on special projects. This is a one-year, temporary appointment for 16-20 hours/week (flexible scheduling) beginning in August to run through next school year.

Qualifications: Minimum and Additional Requirements Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited university.Preferred QualificationsExperience teaching library instruction classes and providing reference services in an academic library. The ability to work as part of a team with a strong commitment to customer service, as well as strong written and oral communication skills. Competence in using technology. Additionally preferred, knowledge and awareness of information literacy standards and best practices in instruction, the ability to use technology to create learning objects (libguides, videos, handouts, etc.) and/or experience with D2L or online embedded librarianship.

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: To apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2487981/temporary-part-time-reference-instruction-adjunct-librarian?keywords=adjunct%20libra&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $23.77-$37.24 per hours (dependent on experience and qualifications)

Contact: Katherine Stiwinter


 

Submission Date: 06/17/2019

Job Title: Director of Libraries

Job Description: Overview: Furman University invites applications for the Director of Libraries. The Director will provide strategic leadership for the administration of the James B. Duke Library, Sanders Science Library, and Maxwell Music Library. The Director will come to Furman at a time of significant momentum, joining one of the nation’s premier liberal arts and sciences universities. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director holds an administrative position with non-tenure track faculty status.

The Ideal Candidate: The Director of Libraries will be a dynamic leader who is passionate in their support of a personalized educational experience that provides lifelong value for every Furman student. We envision the successful candidate will be:

  • A confident leader who will elevate the Libraries to the center of academic life at Furman.
  • A creative thought leader able to inspire change, eager to try new things, and open to failing, adjusting, revising, and trying again.
  • A champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion who demonstrates an understanding and appreciation for diversity in library personnel, services, programs, resources, and in those whom we serve.
  • An adept facilitator with demonstrated experience in building consensus, mentoring, and advocacy.
  • An excellent communicator who easily builds rapport, is comfortable communicating in multiple mediums, and can clearly articulate the mission, values, and goals of a liberal arts and sciences university.
  • An accomplished manager who is diplomatic, fair, willing to compromise, and transparent in decision-making.
  • A scholar professionally active at the national level, with vision and interests that extend beyond our campus.
Preferred qualities include:
  • Substantial experience in library leadership and proven capacity to develop and sustain relationships with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and donors.
  • A successful track record of building diverse and inclusive programming, services, initiatives, and/or personnel.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing and implementing new initiatives with willing support from a community of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of digital scholarship, scholarly communication, and research support.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Articulates and executes a clear vision for the Libraries; demonstrates a strong commitment to the role of the Libraries as campus leaders and central to The Furman Advantage.
  • Strategically directs all areas of library administration including the effective management of fiscal, human, and physical resources as well as policy and program development, strategic and long-term planning, and development of collaborative and consortial relationships.
  • Envisions and implements strategic goals and priorities for diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the Libraries in alignment with the University’s goals.
  • Advocates for the Libraries and library staff/faculty, and ensures decisions impacting the Libraries are made in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Supports the Libraries’ tradition of an open, collegial, and inclusive work environment that values professional growth for all library personnel.
  • Establishes frequent and transparent communication within the Libraries, with administrators and colleagues across campus, and with the larger community.
  • Values existing relationships and cultivates new relationships on campus and in the broader community.
  • Strengthens the positive relationship between the Libraries and Information Technology Services, and explores opportunities for richer collaboration.
  • Provides leadership for the effective and collaborative use of space in the Libraries, including the development of an academic commons.
  • Partners with campus stakeholders in the development and management of digital scholarship and scholarly communication initiatives.
  • Participates in fund-raising and grant-writing opportunities to advance the goals of the Libraries and The Furman Advantage.

Qualifications: Education Requirements: Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association or an international equivalent is required. A PhD is preferred, but not required. Work Experience Requirements: Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible work experience in a library. Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to https://libguides.furman.edu/library/jobs/director for the full job description and information on how to apply.

Salary:

Contact: Christy Allen:[email protected]


Submission Date: 06/11/2019

Job Title: Circulation Manager (Manager II)/Grade 13

Job Description: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES An employee in this position is responsible for the administration, operation, and development of the library’s Circulation Department. EXAMPLES OF WORK 1. Administers circulation system, continually analyzes circulation activities and practices, and maintains an up-to-date circulation procedures manual 2. Manages activities at the library’s circulation desk including patron registration and maintenance of patron records, check-out and check-in of library materials, holds, overdues, and maintenance of circulation records and statistics 3. Provides all circulation services for the public 4. Helps patrons become more knowledgeable about circulation procedures and judiciously resolves problems that involve patron complaints and/or interpretation of circulation policies 5. Working with the County Librarian, publicizes for departmental positions, interviews, and hires staff 6. Schedules, supervises, and evaluates the performance of the Circulation Department Staff and volunteers 7. Oversees training of Circulation staff 8. Oversees the maintenance of the patron database 9. As part of the management team periodically assumes full responsibility for the operation and security of the library 10. Bills for damaged or lost items 11. Responsible for mending of books 12. May order library supplies and materials and manage the budget lines thereof. 13. Generates reports from ILS as needed 14. Actively participates in regional Circulation Managers Team KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees A basic knowledge of library procedures, operations and services The ability and willingness to assume responsibility, make decisions, and solve problems Ability to set priorities, organize and budget time effectively Ability to supervise and motivate personnel Ability to speak and write effectively Proficiency with MS Operating System and MS Office Suite Familiarity with all aspects of NC Cardinal’s circulation module Attention to detail

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 2 years appropriate library experience required, preferably in a public library. Some supervisory experience required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please specify which position and location you are applying for. Email resume and cover letter to: [email protected] or drop off or mail resume and cover letter to:Wilkes County Public LibraryAttn: County Librarian215 Tenth StreetNorth Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Salary: $16.70 per hour ($34,736 annually)

Contact: [email protected] or Aimee James, Wilkes County Librarian, [email protected], 336-838-2818


Submission Date: 06/06/2019

Job Title: Librarian I - Youth Services

Job Description: Job Description:Plans, coordinates and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Youth Services Department. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with educational institutions and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees.Plans, implements, and evaluates literacy and technology programs for ages birth through teen. Plans and implements workshops, group training, and one-on-one training for parents, teachers, daycare providers, home school parents, civic groups, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of in-house and outreach programming services and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. Stays up to date on trends in programming (various literacies and STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics).•Evaluates and manages assigned collections. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Collaborates with other librarians to determine budget appropriations. Evaluates donated materials for inclusion in the collection. Serves the library system by sitting on or chairing collection-focused committees. Evaluates Professional book reviews, statistics, and reports related to collection management in the selection and deselection of materials. Organizes materials in Youth Services department for optimal use. Selects and evaluates web resources. •Provides reference and Readers Advisory services to patrons including researching and answering questions in person, over the phone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates Youth Services files. Creates displays to promote resources.•Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. 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. Assigns tasks to other staff members as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Interviews, trains, and supervises volunteers and interns. Assists in the training processes for other employees. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Serves the library on professional committees. Performs other similar duties as required.Requires public speaking. Evening and weekend work including Sundays is required. Serves as Manager on Duty as needed. Must be able to provide own transportation to outreach and community events. Education/Experience:ALA accredited MLIS/MLS.Preferred Experience: 3-5 years of professional library experience.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: www.lex-co.sc.gov

Salary: $39,246.00

Contact: Michelle Williams [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 06/05/2019

Job Title: Librarian IV

Job Description: The Montgomery City-County Public Library in Montgomery, Alabama is seeking a highly talented and enthusiastic individual to join our team. The current vacancy for Librarian IV will manage the Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library, our central library. The successful candidate will have a proven record of managing library staff, offering outstanding and innovative programs and services to a diverse population, and providing quality user-centered services and programs that meet the needs of the Montgomery community.We are looking for candidates who are passionate about their work, use creative problem-solving techniques, are comfortable balancing multiple perspectives, can multi-task, and easily adapt to new library technological skills and tools. This position is responsible for managing a professional and paraprofessional staff of 24 and oversees the circulation, children/young adult services, media, and reference services departments.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a master's degree in librarianship from a program accredited by the American Library Association and a minimum of 3 years of professional level library experience of responsible and professional experience managing a system-wide department or a library branch which includes the supervision of employees. Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health and dental insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Additional job information and online application are available at www.montgomerypersonnel.com. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 PM CST on June 25, 2019.

Salary: $56,819 annually

Contact: Karen Preuss, Assistant Library Director - [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/04/2019

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Polk County seeks a motivated, forward-thinking, and community-oriented Library Director for the Polk County Public Libraries (PCPL). The Director sits as a department head of the Polk County government and directs a talented, enthusiastic staff of 14 full and part time individuals (10.7 FTE) supported by a $620,000 operating budget. The library provides service to 20,000+ citizens of Polk County through its two libraries, located in Columbus and Saluda. As a member of the NC Cardinal library consortium, PCPL collaborates with libraries state-wide to share resources through a single online catalog.The Library director will oversee implementation of the Library’s 2016-2021 Strategic Plan, prioritizing creation of opportunities for residents to:--Explore and know our community--Visit a comfortable place--Connect with technology--Spark and satisfy curiosity--Create a bright futureAdditional opportunities include the development of a teen/maker space at the Columbus Library, creation and expansion of community connections and partnerships, improved customer self-service options, and facilitation of the next strategic planning process.DUTIES INCLUDE: Overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of library programs and services; envisioning and interpreting community needs, developing new programs and services for all segments of the community; overseeing the provision of a quality collection which meets the needs of the public; effectively communicating the library’s services, resources, and programs to the community; recommending policies and advising the Board and County Government on operational, fiscal, staffing, and facilities matters; analyzing staffing requirements and selecting candidates to fill positions. Work is performed under the direction of the County manager and in cooperation with an advisory Board of Trustees.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association in library or information science and at least six years of progressively responsible experience, including supervisory and administrative experience. Must be eligible for certification by the N.C. Public Librarian Certification Commission.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For application and full job description, visit http://www.polknc.org/quick_links/job_openings.

Contact: Rishara Finsel - [email protected]


Submission Date: 06/03/2019

Job Title: Virtual Services Librarian

Job Description: Master of Library Science Degree from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited program; supplemented by two (2) years of library experience; ability and commitment to work with the public; familiarity with MS Office products; knowledge and understanding of web technology and ability to communicate effectively about technical content and public relations/marketing. The purpose of this classification is to manage virtual service for the library system including electronicinformation resources for the public and staff, development and maintenance of the library system s website, and training of staff. Plans, administers, and coordinates all aspects of virtual branch resources including staff, content, and service delivery. With a high level of independence and accountability, works closely with designated staff to achieve stated vision. Duties are performed under general supervision of the Assistant/Director/Information Technology according to established guidelines and policies.

Qualifications: Master of Library Science Degree from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited program; supplemented by two (2) years of library experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.claytoncountyga.gov/employment

Salary:

Contact: Clayton County Human Resources - 770-477-3239


Submission Date: 06/03/2019

Job Title: Special Collections Research and Outreach Specialist

Job Description: Special Collections at the College of Charleston Libraries is hiring! The new Research and Outreach Specialist will serve as a forward-facing team member in the Special Collections department of the Addlestone Library and provide reference service to patrons using archival collections, rare books, and related material. The Research and Outreach Specialist, under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, assists with patron requests, outreach efforts, exhibit preparation, research guide creation, and item writing for publication on the Special Collections website and library social media accounts. The Special Collections Department supports the teaching and learning mission of the College of Charleston and promotes scholarship on the South Carolina Lowcountry and the broader Atlantic World. The primary mission of Special Collections is to evaluate, acquire, organize, preserve, and make available regionally significant and/or rare printed and archival materials to support the college curriculum and student, faculty, and patron research. Special Collections faculty and staff are committed to utilizing a collaborative, multi-faceted approach in support of that mission and are dedicated to employing established best practices to enhance access to collections. Special Collections is an incubator for research through the stewardship of and access to the diverse histories of our institution, communities, and beyond. We encourage curiosity, enhance discovery, stimulate critical thinking, and provide innovative and collaborative approaches to scholarship, access, and pedagogy.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree and two years’ experience in a library, museum or archive. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To learn more about this full-time position and to apply, please visit http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/8945

Salary: $32,691 - $38,460* *Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Contact: Mary Jo Fairchild ([email protected]) or Heather Gilbert ([email protected])


Submission Date: 05/31/2019

Job Title: Information Technology Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Charlene Spearen


 

Submission Date: 05/29/2019

Job Title: Collection Assessment Librarian

Job Description: The University of South Carolina Libraries invites applications for the new, tenure-track faculty position of Collection Assessment Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collections, the Collection Assessment Librarian will lead the Libraries’ efforts to strategically develop and implement assessment activities across its print, electronic, and new media collections. The librarian will collaborate with colleagues throughout the University Libraries, including subject liaison librarians, special collections curators, and the Libraries’ Assessment Team, to evaluate current holdings, plan for future development, review and revise collections policies and procedures, and demonstrate the value of the Libraries’ collections to stakeholders within and beyond the university.Responsibilities:•Providing expert guidance and support for a variety of collection assessment projects•Implementing data-informed and user-focused assessment methodologies to help ensure the Libraries’ collections align with the university’s strategic priorities•Providing evidence-based support for the selection of library materials across all format types•Investigating and recommending new opportunities for strategic resource-sharing partnerships•Working collaboratively throughout the Libraries to improve discovery of and access to collections•Participating in the Libraries’ efforts to enhance communication, engagement, and collaboration with faculty, students, and other stakeholders with regard to library collections•Serving on collections-related project and standing teamsAs a tenure-track faculty member, it is expected the successful candidate will fulfill requirements in librarianship, service and scholarly activity as described in University Libraries tenure criteria.

Qualifications: Required: •Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution in the US or Canada•Experience with and/or education in assessment methodologies and techniques, especially as related to library collections•Demonstrated ability to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences•Evidence of outstanding collaborative skills and commitment to teamwork•Commitment to ongoing professional development and skill-buildingPreferred:•Experience with and/or education in data visualization•Experience working in an academic library

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/57390 (Posting #FAC00046PO19). The cover letter, explaining the reason for your interest and qualifications, may be addressed to Chair of the Collection Assessment Librarian Search Committee. Three references submitted must include names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on June 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:

Contact: Becky Padgett, [email protected], 803-777-8784


 

Submission Date: 05/23/2019

Job Title: Reference Library Technical Assistant

Job Description: Reporting to the Head of Reference and Instruction, the Reference Library Technical Assistant is a highly visible library position, requiring front-line interaction and excellent customer service assisting patrons in the use of the library and its resources. The regular hours for this position will be Sunday- Thursday 3:00 pm to midnight, beginning in August 2019.Work Performed: Provide basic reference, technical, copying, and printing assistance to patrons in person, online, and by telephone; Shelve and retrieve periodicals and reference books; Knowledge of library policies and procedures and a willingness to enforce policies to ensure safety of library patrons; Provide administrative support for the reference department; Perform nightly closing procedures for the building.

Qualifications: Education: Associate Degree with two years’ experience in an academic library; Bachelor’s Degree with some library experience preferred.Experience: Knowledge of common library resources and, automated library systems, online catalogs, and research databases; Highly effective and professional communication skills; Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and printer troubleshooting; Ability to work collaboratively and exercise independent judgment.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please visit https://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/humanresources/staff.php and click on the link for Reference Library Technical Assistant to apply online.

Salary:

Contact: https://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/humanresources/staff.php


 Submission Date: 05/22/2019

Job Title: Head, Technical Services

Job Description: The Washington County Public Library (WCPL) seeks an innovative and collaborative team leader as its Technical Services Librarian. This person assures that the department executes tasks according to nationally accepted cataloging standards and works well in a close team environment. This position includes planning, developing and coordinating services and resources related to cataloging, classification and physical preparation of materials for use by patrons. The ability to work collaboratively as a member of an integrated library system consortium is essential. As a member of the library’s team of eight professional librarians, the successful candidate will be a part of the administrative team and will participate in systems administration, public service and collection development activities. Washington County Public Library has five branches; over forty full and part-time staff. The library’s collection is 142,851, the materials budget is $170,000+ , and approximately 20,000 items are added and withdrawn each year. WCPL is a member of the library consortium, Holston Associated Library (HAL), which uses Innovative Interface’s Sierra ILS.The Washington County Public Library is located in the highlands of Southwest Virginia with ready access to outdoor and cultural activities and direct access to interstate highways. The main library is located in the historic town of Abingdon, population, 9,000. Abingdon is home to a nationally-known equity theatre. USA Today ranks Abingdon as one of the Best Art Towns and Best Places to Retire. WCPL has a strong commitment to customer service and is dedicated to meeting the needs of a culturally diverse population. Visit www.wcpl.net for more information about our library system. Responsibilities:•Supervises one full-time and one part-time technical services staff members •Oversees and directs acquisitions; works with vendors to maintain accounts, orders and processing instructions •Supervisors all copy cataloging, serials operations and physical material processing •Produces original cataloging and provides classification when needed •Performs authority work and database maintenance on an ongoing basis•Maintains fund accounting for material budgets and processes invoices •Prepares financial, statistical and special reports as requested, collects and analyzes pertinent data •Assumes an active role in the systems administrative work related to the operation of the shared ILS•Serves on the collection development team; participates in weeding activities •Conducts an inventory of the library’s collection as assigned •Coordinates and trains staff and student assistants in functions related to technical services •Performs public services tasks including reference and readers advisory

Qualifications: •MLIS, MLS or MIS from an ALA accredited institution •Thorough knowledge of current library principles and practices for cataloging, acquisitions, serials and authority control •Familiarity with current and developing technologies in libraries •Ability to manage and supervise multiple staff and projects effectively •Excellent written and oral communication skills •Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to establish rapport with coworkers, the public and vendors Preferred:•Technical service experience in a public library •Supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Submit letter of application and resume to Dianne Lester, [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary: $36,888 - $41,334

Contact: Dianne LesterWashington County Public Library205 Oak Hill StreetAbingdon, VA 24210276-676-6383


Submission Date: 05/20/2019

Job Title: Librarian I (Book Mobile Outreach Librarian)

Job Description: Full time (40 hours per week) position:•Manages the bookmobile operations to include scheduling, instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, reporting patron issues or concerns relating to outreach and the bookmobile. •Provides training, advice and assistance to other bookmobile staff as needed.•Maintains bookmobile collection through weeding and collection development.•Compiles required statistics regarding bookmobile and outreach.•Drives outreach book mobile van, including set up, to designated community outreach sites throughout Dorchester County;•Provides reference services to special populations as assigned including reader’s advisory;•Searches online catalogs and shelves to locate information;•Assembles and arranges displays of materials to support popular topics;•Assists the public in the use of library resources, including computer catalogs, indexes, computerized search systems, and the Internet;•Informs customers of library activities and programs;•Plans and coordinate programs and activities for special population as assigned;•Provides orientation to library users and explains library policies and procedures;•Reads and evaluates professional journals and materials;•May work public desk hours as assigned.•Ability to travel to branch/outside locations is required.•Reports directly to the Headquarters Branch Manager.

Qualifications: QualificationsMinimum Requirements:•MLIS from an accredited university.•Ability to obtain a South Carolina Librarian Professional License within 180 days of employment.•1 year or more of direct customer/public service experience.•Computer experience including internet.•Ability to provide documentation of a valid driver’s license with no more than 3 points.•Ability to obtain a favorable criminal background report.•Ability to work day, evening, and weekends hours.•Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications can be downloaded (dcl.lib.sc.us). Resume and 3 references must accompany all applications. Please send completed applications and resume to:  [email protected] may also be mailed to:Dorchester County Library506 N Parler AveSt George, SC 29477Attn: Human Resources

Salary: $43, 389.84– $52, 066.56 depending on experience

Contact: Ms. Cassandra Manigault [email protected] Ext 114


 Submission Date: 05/06/2019

Job Title: Outreach Services Assistant

Job Description: Job Summary:To assist the Outreach Services Division of Furman University Libraries by• directly helping patrons at the research assistance desk;• supporting the missions of the division with technological and administrative tasks;• creatively participating in new programs and initiatives;• providing backup help to Circulation and branch libraries as needed.Job Description:Responsibilities Serve as library liaison to all Furman staff Staff Research Assistance Desk one-two evenings a week and as needed during the day. Create or update LibGuides Create blog posts Create social media posts Create displays Contribute to library newsletter Assist with physical maintenance of Reference collection by Shelving or being responsible for students shelving Reference materials daily Shelf-reading and shifting the Reference Collection as needed Participate in training and supervising of student workers, including coordination of online time entry Clerical duties to include but not be limited to: Deliver mail daily Train in circulation policies and procedures and be able to cover in that area and branches when needed. Assist with special projects as they arise. Examples: Voting Project during election seasons Scanning for the microfilm/card digitization projects Participate in planning and set-up of events. Examples: New Faculty Orientation Guest speakersMinimum Qualifications College graduate Knowledge of library operations Energized by working with the public, with a customer service orientation Ability to work cooperatively and tactfully with co-workers, faculty, staff, patrons, and students. Organized and able to juggle multiple responsibilities Ability to direct the work of student workers. Ability to follow written and oral instruction. Knowledge of and experience with web authoring Knowledge of MS Office Suite and other common computer applications Ability to effectively communicate policies, procedure, requests and information to colleagues, patrons, students, and faculty, etc.Desired qualifications Experience in reference and research assistance Knowledge of SpringShare (LibGuides, etc.) Creative spirit Intellectual curiosity, pursuing knowledge to complete projects Experience with Workday Ability to do perform manual labor (moving tables, light lifting, push a book cart)

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Furman_Careers/job/Main-Campus/Outreach-Services-Assistant_R000584

Salary:

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 05/06/2019

Job Title: Children’s Room Associate

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking to hire an Associate for the Children’s Room at our  Main location.The individual we are seeking is energetic, creative, and outgoing, with a positive attitude. He/She loves to meet and engage with children and their families; and is ready to become knowledgeable and passionate about children’s literature. The Children’s Room Associate is proactive, a fast learner, and has excellent technology skills. Sample Duties:* Assisting customers in finding and using library materials effectively.* Developing and actively utilizing ability to make recommendations of books to children, parents, and teachers. * Assisting customers using automated systems, such as MS Office suite software products. * Assisting with the preparation for programs, activities, and events.* Assisting in supervising Junior and Teen Volunteers.* Assisting with preparing carts of books to be shelved.* Pulling automated and telephone requests. * Preparing and maintaining craft tables, including all supplies.* Assisting with general maintenance of the Children’s Room.* Shifting collection and arranging books.* May be shelving materials.* Assisting Children and Teen Services Manager with special projects, as needed. * Performing other associated duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications: * Two years of academic training past high school (or equivalent of 4 semesters of college credit). * Training or experience in early childhood development desirable.* Specific technical training where needed to perform tasks.* Keyboarding skills.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Deadline: Open Until filled. Applicants will be notified by email once the position is filled.Submit an online application at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspxOur online application is not working properly with Internet Explorer. Please use another browser to submit your application such as Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Salary: $13.00 - $13.65 per hour

Contact: Marcia [email protected]


 

Submission Date: 04/29/2019

Job Title: Librarian II- Youth Services

Job Description: Preferred Experience: ALA accredited MLIS/MIS with 3-5 years of professional library and supervisory experience.Manages the Youth Services Department of a Large Branch Library. Plans, coordinates, and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Department. Supervises staff within work area, provides feedback concerning programs and services delivered by staff. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with schools, organizations and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees.Supervises staff of Youth Services department. Includes scheduling staff, instructing, planning, assigning work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement. Offers training, advice, and assistance as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Assists in the interview and training processes for other employees. Serves on internal committees and assists in establishing and implementing policies, procedures, and goals for assigned branch and for own department.Coordinates 1-2 year program schedule for Youth Services department. Plans, implements, and evaluates library programs for children, teens, and adults. Plans and implements workshops and training sessions, including one-on-one training for teachers, home school parents, civic groups, seniors, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of programming and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. Coordinates Collection Management of department. Performs Community Analysis to determine customer’s needs and interests. Develops Collection Management Plan for assigned area, including evaluating and determining internal budgeting allocations. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Provides Professional reference services to patrons including researching and answering references questions in person, over the telephone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Provides reader's advisory services for adults. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates reference files. Creates displays to promote resources. Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. Assists in the maintenance of the library's website. Leads group tours of the library and represents the library to meetings of civic groups, schools, and other community organizations and events. Attends county and community meetings as appropriate. Participates in System Collection Development and program Committees. Maintains records and statistical data including programming, patron references, and collection data. Prepares and processes reports based on that data and provides analysis and action points. Suggests policy and procedure changes to services.Serves as Manager on Duty for the branch as needed. Evaluates department equipment and furnishing needs and makes recommendations to Branch Librarian. Ensures department meets performance standards. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Performs other similar duties as required. Additional Job Requirements:Requires public speaking. Evening and weekend work including Sundays is required. Serves as Manager on Duty as needed.

Qualifications: Education/Experience:ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with 3-5 years of professional library and supervisory experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: www.lex-co.sc.gov

Salary: $41,208.00

Contact: Michelle Williams


 

Submission Date: 04/29/2019

Job Title:
Librarian II- Youth Services

Organization:
Lexington County Public Library

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
Preferred Experience: ALA accredited MLIS/MIS with 3-5 years of professional library and supervisory experience.Manages the Youth Services Department of a Large Branch Library. Plans, coordinates, and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Department. Supervises staff within work area, provides feedback concerning programs and services delivered by staff. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with schools, organizations and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees.Supervises staff of Youth Services department. Includes scheduling staff, instructing, planning, assigning work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement. Offers training, advice, and assistance as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Assists in the interview and training processes for other employees. Serves on internal committees and assists in establishing and implementing policies, procedures, and goals for assigned branch and for own department.Coordinates 1-2 year program schedule for Youth Services department. Plans, implements, and evaluates library programs for children, teens, and adults. Plans and implements workshops and training sessions, including one-on-one training for teachers, home school parents, civic groups, seniors, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of programming and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. Coordinates Collection Management of department. Performs Community Analysis to determine customer’s needs and interests. Develops Collection Management Plan for assigned area, including evaluating and determining internal budgeting allocations. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Provides Professional reference services to patrons including researching and answering references questions in person, over the telephone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Provides reader's advisory services for adults. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates reference files. Creates displays to promote resources. Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. Assists in the maintenance of the library's website. Leads group tours of the library and represents the library to meetings of civic groups, schools, and other community organizations and events. Attends county and community meetings as appropriate. Participates in System Collection Development and program Committees. Maintains records and statistical data including programming, patron references, and collection data. Prepares and processes reports based on that data and provides analysis and action points. Suggests policy and procedure changes to services.Serves as Manager on Duty for the branch as needed. Evaluates department equipment and furnishing needs and makes recommendations to Branch Librarian. Ensures department meets performance standards. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Performs other similar duties as required. Additional Job Requirements:Requires public speaking. Evening and weekend work including Sundays is required. Serves as Manager on Duty as needed.

Job Location (City and State):
Lexington, SC

Qualification:
Education/Experience:ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with 3-5 years of professional library and supervisory experience.

How to Apply:
www.lex-co.sc.gov

Contact:
Michelle Williams

Salary:
$41,208.00


 Submission Date: 04/24/2019

Job Title:
Community Engagement Archivist, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

Organization:
Georgia College

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
The Ina Dillard Russell Library seeks applications for a tenure-track Community Engagement Archivist at the rank of Assistant Professor. Reporting to the Associate Director for Special Collections, this position will engage individuals and organizations in collaborative efforts to preserve, document, and share our diverse and often under-represented histories via oral histories, organizational histories, digital projects, etc.; provide research and archival instruction services for the department; provide leadership for the department’s outreach efforts to our campus and communities; and assist with the creation and implementation of virtual and physical exhibits that showcase the holdings of Special Collections.GC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.

Job Location (City and State):
Milledgeville, Georgia

Qualification:
An ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library & Information Science is required. (Please note: all degrees must be conferred by an ALA-accredited institution by the hire date and official transcripts must also be provided)Preferred Qualifications:-Terminal degree will include a concentration in archives or advanced coursework in archival administration-Minimum one year of experience providing services (such as instruction and research services, outreach efforts, etc) to the public in a library, archive, government, or other setting. This may include internships, student and volunteer work, community archiving, etc.-Knowledge of the history, cultures, and people of Georgia and the South.-Ability to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.-Ability to coordinate and manage projects effectively.-Knowledge of and familiarity with community archives and oral history ethics and practices.-Knowledge of and familiarity with the creation and implementation of physical and virtual exhibits-Excellent oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply:
To learn more about this position and to submit an application, please visit: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/6616

Contact:
Visit our web site to learn more about Georgia’s designated public liberal arts university: http://www.gcsu.edu

Salary:
$57,380


 Submission Date: 04/22/2019

Job Title: LIBRARY BRANCH MANAGER - BLUFFTON

Job Description: Under minimal supervision, is responsible for the efficient running of the physical plant and service operations of a large branch of the Beaufort County Library. This includes responsibility for hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff; analyzing and preparing justifications for personnel, operating and capital line item requests for the annual departmental County budget; preparing supplementary budget requests to the Friends of the Library and other granting agencies; and working in a cooperative team relationship with the administration staff to ensure county-wide development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures and to solve management problems.

Qualifications: • Masters of Library/Information Science from an accredited institution. • Six (6) years professional library experience in public service areas.• Two (2) years management and supervisory experience.• Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification.• Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license.• Computer proficiency

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://ess.bcgov.net/MSSProd/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

Salary: SALARY: $56,222 annually

Contact: Beaufort County Employee Services 102 Industrial Village Road Bldg. 1 Beaufort, SC 29906 (843)255-2990