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: 02/21/2019

Job Title:
Branch Manager

Organization:
Kanawha County Public Library system, Charleston, WV

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
The Kanawha County Public Library system is accepting applications for an exciting opportunity to work as a Branch Manager at the St. Albans branch. Qualifications:• Master’s Degree in Library Science Awarded by ALA-accredited institution •Two (2) or more years of professional librarian experience •Direct supervisory experience •Working knowledge of Microsoft OS and Office Suite software, Full time, exempt, includes PEIA health, retirement, vacation & sick leave plans. Salary commensurate with experience. Full job description available at www.kanawhalibrary.org.

How to Apply:
To Apply: Send letter of application, resume, & salary requirements to: [email protected], or by mail to 123 Capitol St. Charleston, WV 25301. Accepting applications through March 11th, 2019.

Contact:
Marsha AlfordManager, Human Resources, and Employee Training [email protected]


 Submission Date: 02/19/2019

Job Title:
Reference Services Librarian

Organization:
Winthrop University: Dacus Library

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
Description:Dacus Library seeks an innovative and engaged reference librarian for a full-time, 12 month, tenure track, faculty position to provide reference services in a rapidly changing academic environment. Reporting to the Head of Public Services, the Reference Services Librarian will develop and maintain the library’s reference collection, provide research assistance at the Information Commons desk including night and weekend shifts, participate in reference chat service, prepare the reference desk schedule, create informational and instructional materials, and teach in the Information Literacy Program.Major Duties:- Develops and maintains the library’s reference collection.- Explores and recommends best practices and new technologies that enhance reference services.- Works the majority of shifts at the Information Commons reference desk.- Provides reference services one-on-one through the Book a Librarian service, and electronically via chat and email.- Prepares the reference desk schedule and resolves emergency scheduling changes.- Instructs users in finding and evaluating print and electronic resources.- Resolves issues that arise at the reference desk and on the main floor.- Troubleshoots issues related to patron off-campus access to electronic resources.- Collaborates with colleagues to create online tutorials, guides, videos, and other instructional materials.- Teaches library instruction sessions in a variety of disciplines.- Participates in collection development.- Serves on library and campus-wide committees.- Compiles reports as required.- Other duties as assigned.

Job Location (City and State):
Rock Hill, SC

Qualification:
Qualifications:ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Services and preferably one or more years of library reference and instruction experience.Desired Qualifications:Experience providing reference service in an academic setting. Experience in development and maintenance of reference resources. Experience teaching library instruction, preferably at the college level. Strong experience with research databases and other research resources. Experience creating work schedules. Experience creating online tutorials and instructional materials. Evidence of strong and effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated enthusiasm for providing library services and supporting student success.

How to Apply:
Required materials:- Cover letter with evidence of responsibilities and qualifications; - Curriculum vitae;- Names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references; - All graduate degree transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at this stage).All materials should be submitted electronically using the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/59383Review of applications will begin on April 1st and will continue until a finalist has been found.

Contact:
https://apply.interfolio.com/59383


 Submission Date: 02/19/2019

Job Title:
Library Director

Organization:
Transylvania County Library (NC)

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
Connect. Empower. Cultivate. The Transylvania County Library (NC) (https://library.transylvaniacounty.org/) seeks an engaged and visionary Director to Connect with community members, Empower the library staff, and Cultivate new partnerships and opportunities for the Library. The Director sits as a department head of the Transylvania County government and directs a talented, motivated staff of 18FTE, an annual budget of $1.5 million and a modern, well-equipped 35,000 sq. ft. facility with strong support from its community. The Library’s six-member, appointed Advisory Board of Trustees works closely with the Director to develop policy and strategic direction of the Library; an active Friends group provides funding and organizes volunteer support for many of the library’s programs and activities; and the Library’s Foundation underwrites the J.R. McDowell Speaker Series, The Looking Glass Rock Writer’s Conference, continuing education for library staff, and provides an Opportunity Fund for evaluating innovation and other major projects. Opportunities include implementation of the Library’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan and migration to the North Carolina Cardinal Consortium. Responsibilities. The Library Director, under guidance of the County Manager, performs complex professional work planning, directing and coordinating the operation of public library, developing and administering library policies and procedures, working with the library board on financial and facility planning, preparing and presenting required and special reports, maintaining institutional records and statistical data, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the County Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

Job Location (City and State):
Brevard, NC

Qualification:
Qualifications. Minimum requirements include Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, 3-5 years progressively responsible experience in the planning, development and administration of library services and library administration, and the ability to obtain/possess North Carolina Public Librarian certification. Essential attributes and skills include visionary leadership skills, the ability to build productive partnerships through civic engagement, excellent interpersonal skills (friendly, caring, connected, trustworthy, and empowering), experience with budgeting and financial management, and operational excellence. Review the full position description at Transylvania County Library Director Description (http://www.bradburymiller.com/transylvaniajobdesc.pdf). Compensation. The starting salary range is $65,564 – $81,955 (dependent on qualifications) with a competitive benefits package.

How to Apply:
For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates (http://www.bradburymiller.com). Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Karen Miller, [email protected] This position will close April 14, 2019.

Contact:
Karen Miller, [email protected]

Salary:
$65,564 - 81,955


 Submission Date: 02/13/2019

Job Title: Data Services Librarian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seek an entrepreneurial librarian to lead the Libraries data management initiatives. The Data Services Librarian will develop and provide services that support faculty, researchers, and students in the discovery, use, preservation, and visualization of data. The Data Services librarian will coordinate and teach instruction sessions and programming related to research data management and provide consultations for researchers in collaboration with subject librarians. This is a 12-month tenure track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Library Technology. For more information: https://media.clemson.edu/humanres/recruiting/Data-Services-Librarian.pdf

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/60004

Contact: [email protected]


 Submission Date: 02/05/2019

Job Title: Executive Director

Job Description: General Position DescriptionThe Executive Director works independently to manage and advance the activities of the FOL, including fundraising events, coordination of board and volunteer groups, pursuit of philanthropic gifts, development and execution of media interactions, liaison with community partners, and other duties as important for the overall advancement of the FOL. The ED oversees a budget of approximately $200K. The ED is the only employee of the FOL and reports to the president of the FOL Board of Directors, who with the FOL Executive Committee evaluates job performance and supports the ED. The ED serves as a non-voting member of the FOL board of directors. This is a full-time, salaried position. ED is expected to work weekends and after-hours, as needed.Specific Duties and ResponsibilitiesEvents•Manage, direct, and evaluate all FOL fundraising events, including That Big Book Sale (TBBS), branch book sales, and pop-up or special book sales. This includes coordinating book preparation with the volunteer book sale committee and sorting room volunteers; working with event vendors to manage rentals, sign contracts for rentals, insurance, day laborers, etc.; working with branch managers; generating PR pieces; and marketing and promotion.•Conduct book donation drives, such as the “Books for Bier” event, working with community partners and venues as appropriate.•Direct the Black Ink Book Festival committee and coordinate festival events.Fundraising and Membership•Develop and execute efforts to increase membership dollars, book sale revenues, and philanthropic gifts.•Solicit financial support from corporate and individual donor sources, grant agencies, and foundations.•Manage the donor and volunteer database, including sending membership renewals, entering and acknowledging gifts, and ensuring that the database is up-to-date with high-quality data-entry.•Steward members with regular communications, including the production of print and email newsletters and special members-only events.Board and Committee Coordination•Work collaboratively with board of directors to create an annual action plan to achieve goals and objectives of FOL as outlined in the Strategic Development plan.•Attend and facilitate all committee meetings.•Prepare and deliver agendas and supporting documents for monthly board meetings.•Prepare and distribute draft and approved meeting minutes for monthly board meetings.•Conduct orientations for new board members.•Assist FOL Treasurer, CPA, and bookkeeper with annual financial reporting and accounting requirements.Marketing and Communications•Represent FOL in print and broadcast media, including securing timely publicity for events, appearing in on air publicity spots, and generating timely PR pieces.•Develop, maintain, and execute an active and diverse social media strategy.•Work with relevant board committees to sustain and improve FOL’s media exposure.Volunteer Management•Recruit and manage strong volunteer corps •Manage sorting room volunteers, including working with the daily managers to coordinate book collection, sorting, pricing, boxing and storage; assist in shift scheduling; determine and provide resources for volunteers to work efficiently in order to meet financial goals.•Work closely with CCPL liaison to address volunteer needs and concerns regarding space and other sorting room issuesOther Duties•Represent the Friends at monthly CCPL Board of Trustees meetings to give oral and written reports.•Manage day-to-day office and clerical duties for FOL.Salary and BenefitsSalary is negotiable within the range of $40-50,000 annually. Three weeks of paid vacation and 12 days of sick leave provided at a monthly accrual rate. Comp time provided for after-hours work. No health insurance or retirement benefits are provided. Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Employer:The Charleston FOL, as an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer, shall consider all applicants and treat all applicants without discrimination on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, veteran status, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability, except where age, physical or mental requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary for job performance.Who we are:The Charleston Friends of the Library is a largely volunteer led non-profit organization which provides financial support and community advocacy for the Charleston County Public Library. The Executive Director (ED) will provide leadership for and implementation of The Friends of the Library’s mission and goals. For more information on The Friends, please visit https://www.charlestonlibraryfriends.org

Qualifications: Qualifications/Requirements:Required:•Demonstrable event-planning experience •Demonstrable experience with fundraising, including solicitation, grant-writing, and donor recruitment, management, and stewardship•Demonstrable experience managing a non-profit board•Experience working with volunteers, including recruitment, supervision, and management•Strong written and verbal communication skills•Microsoft Office proficiencyPreferred:•Ideal candidate will have an interest in public libraries, their constituents, and programs•Experience working with print, broadcast media, and social media, as well as with creating and implementing overall marketing and social-media strategies•Familiarity with donor management software

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: No phone calls, please. To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and two examples of relevant work product to Susan Hoffius, at [email protected]. Please include your interview availability in the email message. Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary: $40,000-$50,000

Contact: Susan Hoffius [email protected]


 Submission Date: 02/05/2019

Job Title: Science Librarian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative librarian to support education and research in the sciences. The Science Librarian will provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach services for science and engineering disciplines. This is a 12-month tenure track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services. Responsibilities include: Research Services• Works with the Science Team to support education and research for selected departments in the College of Science; College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences; and College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences. Departmental assignments will be determined with the input of the successful Science Librarian candidate upon hiring. • Provides general reference service (on call and virtual) as well as in-depth research assistance in science and engineering disciplines• With other Science Team members, provides support for patents and trademarks, engineering and industry standards, citation management tools, and the SciFinder chemistry database • Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support various initiatives including Open Access, Open Educational Resources, data management services, and digital initiatives• Assists researchers with the review of data management plans and development of grant proposals • Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functionsInstruction & Outreach• Teaches course-related library instruction sessions and designs instructional materials for classes• Creates and maintains library research guides (LibGuides) and other instructional tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively use science and engineering library resources• Participates in outreach and instructional activitiesCollection Development• Builds and manages library collections in selected science and engineering disciplines, including updating collection policies, selecting print and electronic materials, and weeding• Works with Science Team members to determine shared collection purchases and prioritiesResearch, Scholarship, and Creative Activities• Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goalsService• Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and communitySalary and Benefits Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 12 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity. Location Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented research university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. Ranked as one of America’s Top 25 Public Universities by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is in one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina, and a two-hour drive to Charlotte and Atlanta.Closing Statement Clemson University is an AAO/EO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:• ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship, or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environmentPreferred Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in a science- or engineering-related field • Familiarity with research in one or more science disciplines• Experience designing, teaching, and assessing library instruction• Experience selecting and deselecting materials for an academic library collection• Demonstrated understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application process Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/60003. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 1, 2019 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary:

Contact: Jan Comfort, Chair, Science Librarian Search [email protected](864) 656-5168


 Submission Date: 02/04/2019

Job Title:
Librarian - Youth Services Manager - Bluffton

Organization:
Beaufort County Library

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
Under minimal supervision by the Branch Manager and in coordination with the Youth Services Coordinator, plans, implements and manages a comprehensive program of library service to children, their caregivers and teens. Provides support to those working with children and teens; monitors the quality and effectiveness of existing programs and practices; trains, supervises, schedules and evaluates children’s services staff. Works evenings and weekends as needed.

Job Location (City and State):
Bluffton,SC

Qualification:
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited programThree (3) years public service experience in a public library with relevant courseworkPrevious management/supervisory experience strongly preferredEligibility for South Carolina Public Library CertificationValid driver’s license

How to Apply:
A Beaufort County application must be completed and submitted for each position for which you apply. Please put the correct title of the position on your application. All open positions are listed on this site. The list is updated on Fridays after 2PM.Resumes may accompany an application, but do not take the place of an application.You will need to print the application from this web site (see below) or pick up one from our office at 102 Industrial Village Road, Bldg 1, Beaufort, SC 29906You may mail or deliver your application in person. Mail: Employee Services Division, Beaufort Co. Council, P O Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901 Hand deliver: Employee Services Division, 102 Industrial Village Road, Bldg 1, Beaufort, SC 29906 All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.

Contact:
Beaufort County Employment Services843-255-2990843-25509484 (fax)

Salary:
$49,377/annually


 Submission Date: 02/04/2019

Job Title:
University Librarian

Organization:
Queens University of Charlotte

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
Summary: Queens seeks an experienced academic librarian who will continue to develop and implement a shared vision for the Library in support of the University's plans; build a strong and effective staff; strengthen communication and information flow between the Library and its constituents; and strategically manage the Library's operations. The director will have a strong vision of the place of libraries in the digital age, be knowledgeable about emerging technological resources for scholarly communication, and deeply understand the challenges facing academic libraries. S/he will be able to bring together a diverse and broad set of campus constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, and community supporters, to articulate and support the library’s essential role in campus educational programs. The University Librarian reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2019. With acceptable academic qualifications the University Librarian will have faculty rank (non-tenure track) and may be eligible for appointment as the Dorothy Bailey Comer Librarian. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:•Provide leadership and oversight for the day-to-day management of the university library and its staff;•Support all educational processes and programs of the University working collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from all schools and colleges;•Identify opportunities for enhancing information literacy across the curriculum;•Continually reimagine the library’s functions in the digital age; •Implement transformational digital initiatives and be knowledgeable about emerging technological resources for scholarly communication;•Coordinate with critical campus offices such as Information Technology Services and the Center for Student Success;•Strengthen the relationship between the library and support groups, such as the Friends of the Library, and partner with relevant offices to develop the philanthropic support base for the library.

Job Location (City and State):
Charlotte, North Carolina

Qualification:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:•A master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent degree); doctoral degree preferred. •A minimum of four years supervisory and management experience in a leadership role with professional personnel and library budgets in an academic or research library environment;•Demonstrated experience with/knowledge of current library technologies and trends, and experience with using, selecting, guiding, and shaping library technologies and applications.•Experience in program development and expansion, demonstrated entrepreneurial skills, and experience with supporting diverse learner population needs including students enrolled in online and graduate educational programs.•Skills and experience in strategic planning, fiscal planning, and budget and resource management.•Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal) and the ability to quickly establish and maintain strong rapport with multiple constituencies in order to effectively collaborate and build partnerships inside and outside of the University.•Strong entrepreneurial spirit and a track record of fundraising, including working with donors and/or Friends groups.•Proven ability to manage staff in a positive, cohesive manner, including ensure goals are set, staff receive regular constructive feedback and development opportunities.•Demonstrated organization and planning skills (strategic, short- and long-term) and strong follow-up and follow-through skills to ensure completion of strategic plans, goals and objectives.•Demonstrated evidence of a flexible, energetic, creative, and results-oriented leadership style that promotes trust, autonomy, and accountability.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit all of the following (.pdf) format at this link: http://smrtr.io/VxB6 •a detailed letter of interest, •curriculum vitae or academic resume•the names and contact information for three (3) professional referencesReview of applications will begin on begin on February 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Only candidates who best match requirements of job will be contacted. Due to limited staff resources, phone calls cannot be accepted or returned.

Contact:
Teri Orsini, Director of Human Resources


Submission Date: 01/25/2019

Job Title:
Library Technical Supervisor

Organization:
Clayton County Library System

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
Creates lists of print, audio, visual, mixed media, and electronic materials for acquisition to the library collection; supervises and engages in ordering materials, maintaining inventory, and purchasing data, and processing new materials. Distribute materials to the library branches for the circulation to and availability for library users.Supervises staff engaged in ordering and processing materials; assigns and schedules work; provides guidance and direction; interviews, hires, trains, and evaluates performance in consultation with the Assistant Director/Technical Services. Maintains detailed accounting records of expenses for the purchase of materials for the library system and supplies needed in the Technical Services Department. Follows standard bibliographic practices for cataloging through the use of such tools as AACR2 (Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, Second Edition), MARC21 (Machine Readable Cataloging), FRBR (FunctionalRequirements for Bibliographic Records), and RDA (Resource Description & Access). Locate and determine correct Dewey decimal classification numbers and subject headings for materials added to the library’s catalog. Ensures materials are properly processed for their respective format, classified, and documented/recorded in inventory, catalogue, and circulation databases. Supervises and engages in data entry of information pertaining to orders, received shipments, inventories, etc.; and maintains related automated files, databases, and reports. Supervise the data entry and processing of purchase orders, invoices, and related accounts payable/procurement. Monitor the expenditure of funds for library materials for the librarysystem. Retrieves data from Library’s information system; and prepares summaries and reports of budget information, circulation statistics, inventory, etc. Performs other related duties as required.

Job Location (City and State):
Jonesboro, Georgia

Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in English, history, or closely related field, with additional training in library science and/or information systems support; supplemented by three (3) years’ experience working with library materials or library cataloging, with some supervisory experience. May be required to work two (2) evenings per week and an occasional Sunday afternoon at Headquarters Library.

How to Apply:
Visit www.claytoncountyga.gov/employment then scroll down until you see "Library/Technical Services", then click "Apply". Only applications submitted online will be considered.

Contact:
Human Resources, 770-477-3239

Salary:
35,000


 Submission Date: 01/25/2019

Job Title:
Community Engagement Archivist/Librarian

Organization:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Atkins Library

Type:
Full Time 

Job Description:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Engages individuals, families, and organizations in the greater Charlotte region in efforts to preserve and share the region’s diverse history through projects involving manuscripts, oral histories, and/or community archives.Provides reference and instruction services in the Special Collections & University Archives reading room (10-12 hours/week).Engages with faculty and colleagues to promote and support the inclusion of community archives and public history-related service-learning initiatives into the curriculum.In collaboration with colleagues in the Library, plans events and conducts other outreach activities to raise community awareness of Special Collections and University Archives materials and services.Assists with creating social media posts, community relations, and exhibits.May contribute to the arrangement, description, and/or digitization activities in the unit.Engages in professional service and scholarship.Participates in committees and faculty governance in the Library and on campus.May supervise temporary staff and/or students.Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Location (City and State):
Charlotte, North Carolina

Qualification:
The minimum academic credential required for applicants for faculty positions in Atkins Library is the completion of a master’s degree in the field of library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association by the time of interview.Graduation with a master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience Minimum one year of experience working in an archival or library setting (including internships, student and volunteer work, community archiving, etc.)Commitment to continuous personal and professional improvement in cultural diversity competence.Commitment to fostering an environment of mutual respect and inclusion in the community, reading room, classroom, and workplace.Ability to initiate and lead collaborations with diverse constituencies.Familiarity with community archiving and oral history concepts, ethics, and practices.Experience providing services to the public in a library, archives, retail, food service, nonprofit, government, or other settings.Demonstrated interest in the history of culture and people of the South.Excellent organizational and communication skills.

How to Apply:
https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/25353

Contact:
Dawn Schmitz Associate Dean for Special Collections and University [email protected]

Salary:
Maximum budgeted salary for this position: $63,000

Your Name:
Denelle Eads

Your email address:
[email protected]


Submission Date: 01/23/2019

Job Title: Campus Librarian

Job Description: Overview The Campus Librarian independently manages the daily operations of the campus library including reference, library instruction and circulation. Campus Librarians work closely with faculty and students providing library instruction and support services in a technology focused environment. Responsibilities• Train, supervise and evaluate library staff and student workers.• Assess, develop and maintain the campus library collection. • Catalog and classify new library resources.• Maintain and report campus library usage statistics.• Provide instruction and support for library users in all areas of the library, including print collections, electronic resources and library services. • Chair the campus library committee; partner with faculty to develop and improve library services, instruction, and collection development.• Promote library services to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.• Other duties as assigned Qualifications Education/Experience:• Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.• At least 3 years of library experience, preferably in an academic library environment.Skills/Abilities:• Knowledge of library automation systems and Microsoft computer applications• Knowledge of MARC record management, Dewey Decimal Classification• Proficiency with online library catalogs and library databases (including Gale, Ebsco, and ProQuest products)• Excellent oral and written communication skills• Ability to organize and prioritize work flow• Enjoy helping others• Excellent customer service skills• Familiarity with MS Office• Detail oriented Do you want to make a difference? If so, then ECPI University may be the place for you. We are seeking professionals with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students.ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. What does ECPI University have to offer? • A focus on students and academic excellence • Professional work environment • Talented and committed co-workers • An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network • Competitive compensation & benefits plan ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://careers-ecpiuniversity.icims.com/jobs/3600/campus-librarian/job

Salary: TBD

Contact: Anna Reed [email protected]


Submission Date: 1/20/2019

Job Title:
Librarian I - Outreach

Organization:
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
Job Title:LIBRARIAN IClosing Date/Time:Sat. 02/02/19 11:59 PM Eastern TimeSalary:$44,087.00 - $66,131.00 Annually Job Type:LIBRARYLocation:VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN FULTON COUNTY, Georgia Print Job Information | Apply Benefits Supplemental Questions UNCLASSIFIED VACANCIES IN THE ATLANTA-FULTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEMTHIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL PERMANENT, TEMPORARY AND PART-TIME POSITIONSAREAS OF ASSIGNMENT:ALPHARETTA, MECHANICSVILLE, NORTHSIDE AND OUTREACH Minimum Qualifications:Master's Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); supplemented by one year of work experience that shows an ability to maintain steady employment, preferably in a library related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.. Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess certification as a Professional Librarian issued by the State of Georgia; and may be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license as required by area assignment. Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.Examination:The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed to be rated as qualified. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position. All applications must be completed in full before they are submitted. Please review all applications for accuracy and make all corrections before submittal because errors can result in not meeting the minimum qualifications. Additional information will not be accepted after applications are received by the Personnel Department. :Purpose of Classification: The purpose of this classification is to perform duties related to conducting entry-level professional librarian activities. Responsibilities include providing library services, cataloging library materials, developing library programs, and serving as a primary source of information for library patrons. Additional responsibilities includes, organizing, leading, planning, directing and or implementing outreach services, programs, initiatives and presentations. This classification is distinguished from Librarian II in that this class performs general Librarian duties, whereas the latter performs specialized Librarian activities in addition to providing lead direction. Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provides customer service to Library patrons and the public: provides assistance and information related to library programs, services, materials, facilities, equipment, fees, procedures, or other issues; responds to questions and complaints related to library operations; researches problems and initiates problem resolution; greets visitors and directs to areas of library; assists patrons with various library services; assists patrons in requesting, selecting, and locating library materials; researches book titles, book availability, patron records, or related information. Exercises discretion and limited authority regarding library programs, collections, and general operations: designs or assists in design and delivers programming to targeted readership; maintains records of program participation; assists in developing goals and objectives for area of specialty/assignment; recommends allocation of financial, staffing, equipment, space, and bibliographic resources necessary to meet goals and objectives; communicates goals, objectives, and policies to the public; Assists in the maintenance of an assigned library section or collection as required: selects books, periodicals and/or audiovisual materials; evaluates publications for inclusion in collection; places orders for new material; identifies titles for cancelation, processes subscription orders and claims; discards unneeded materials; and catalogs library materials as required. Leads, coordinates and/or provides daily work assistance to employees, volunteers, or community service workers: coordinates Library programs and daily work activities; and consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise. Participates in inventorying archives as required: and assists with the development of archival procedures and the evaluation and classification of manuscripts and research materials as required. Serves as a general reference resource for library patrons and provides assistance in locating research information. Provides assistance to users with special needs and organizes materials for special programs. Establishes and maintains relationships with community agencies and institutions: develops partnerships to enhance library system awareness and promote services; and serves as a community liaison for collection development. Instructs patrons in use of various library systems/resources, including Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), Internet, and Dewey Decimal system: instructs patrons in use of indexes and databases to locate periodical literature; instructs patrons in use of various print, CD-ROM, and online periodical databases; instructs patrons in use of library computers, printers, software programs, network programs, and other library machinery/equipment; and conducts formal classes as assigned. According to area assignment, may monitor computer laboratory: explains/enforces library rules for use of computers/Internet; performs basic maintenance and troubleshooting of computer systems and library equipment, which may include backing up data, clearing paper jams, or replacing paper, toner, or ribbons; coordinates service/repair activities as needed. Processes inter-library loan requests from patrons: verifies whether material is in collection; identifies library which owns requested item; sends borrowing requests; receives/processes incoming material; and notifies patrons of availability. Processes inter-library loan requests from other libraries: retrieves material from shelves or arranges for material to be sent from branch library; charges item to inter-library loan account on computer; packages material to be delivered; receives material back from borrowing library; discharges material from computer and returns to shelf; and completes internal/external documentation. Performs all duties of subordinate Library personnel as needed: provides circulation services to patrons including checking/out materials and registering new patrons; repairs/mends damaged books and materials; processes new/donated materials; re-shelves and locates books and materials; restocks supplies; and performs general tasks related to operation and upkeep of the Library. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, and correspondence, such as inter-library loan requests, schedules, meeting room calendars, statistical reports, order lists, book lists, library cards, receipts, paperback ledger, door count forms, voter registration forms, supply requisitions, time sheets, flyers, signs, or other documents. Monitors inventory levels of equipment and supplies: initiates requests for new or replacement materials; recommends the purchase, lease or rental of equipment related to services in assigned area. Operates various equipment associated with library operations, which may include an online card catalog, computer, printer, typewriter, microfilm reader, microfiche reader, overhead projector, slide projector, microphone, television, VCR, alarm system, security monitor, copy machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, bar code scanner, book cart, calculator, and telephone; maintains adequate supply of paper in equipment paper trays. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, database, networking, desktop publishing, e-mail, Internet, or other software programs. Communicates with supervisor, employees, volunteers, community service workers, library patrons, other libraries, community organizations, government agencies, school/educational officials, school groups, the public, the media, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.Additional Functions: Performs other related duties as required. :Performance Aptitudes: Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives. Human Interaction: Requires the ability to work with and apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others to coordinate programs or activities of a project, and resolve typical problems associated with the responsibilities of the job. Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions. Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information. Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, and ratios; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures. Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems. Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.ADA Compliance:Physical Ability : Physical requirement of standing, walking, lifting, carrying, climbing, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing and seeing. Requires medium work of exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. :It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics, disability or sexual orientation.

Job Location (City and State):
Atlanta, GA

Qualification:
Minimum Qualifications:Master's Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); supplemented by one year of work experience that shows an ability to maintain steady employment, preferably in a library related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.. Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess certification as a Professional Librarian issued by the State of Georgia; and may be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license as required by area assignment. Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.

How to Apply:
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/fulton/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=2265995&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E

Contact:
Fulton County Government Center141 Pryor St., Suite 3030Atlanta, GA 30303(404)613-6700

Salary:
$44,087.00 - $66,131.00 Annually


 

Submission Date: 1/09/2019

Job Title:
Librarian I - Reference Section

Organization:
Aiken County Public Library - ABBE Regional Library System

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
Under occasional supervision, performs professional reference services work as assigned in the Aiken County Public Library. Assists with collection development. Manages inter-library loan requests and related record-keeping. May plan, coordinate, schedule and conduct Library Programs. Performs related professional work as required. Reports to the Librarian II and/or Librarian III.

Job Location (City and State):
Aiken, SC

Qualification:
REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science or related field from an ALA-accredited college or universityMinimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:One to two years of professional experience in public libraries, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:Must possess or be eligible for Professional Librarian Certification issued by the S.C. State Library. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

How to Apply:
Send your application for Librarian I - Reference Section to: Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801(E-mail: [email protected])

Contact:
Jessica Christian 803-642-2020, ext. 1111

Salary:
$41,393.28-57,950.09


Submission Date: 1/20/2019

Job Title:
Community Connections Librarian

Organization:
Spartanburg County Public Library

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
•Collaborates with community partners, patrons, and other staff to plan, organize, promote, and present relevant, innovative assistance and programs for patrons•Oversees assigned special programs or areas of service for the Information Services Department.•Tracks and submits program statistics•Handles financial transactions and assists in preparing bank deposits; may request and complete purchase order requests •Participates in maintaining an attractive department including maintaining and promoting collections, displays and signage•Provides superior customer service with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment •Serves as Librarian-in-Charge when assigned•Remains aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action as needed; roves the library to maintain awareness of patron needs and security

Job Location (City and State):
Spartanburg, SC

Qualification:
•Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School.•Comfortable and proficient with technology•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Exceptional written and oral communication skills•Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills and attention to detail•Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment•Strong work ethic with a willingness to take initiative•Proven experience in collaborating with others to provide appropriate programs for the public•Strong desire to work with the citizens of Spartanburg County to create, connect, and change•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries EDUCATION: MLS/ALA and experience working in a public library. PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED

How to Apply:
Application information can be found at http://www.spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobsresumes can be emailed to [email protected]

Contact:
Mari VanFossen, Interview Specialist

Salary:
40,500 


Submission Date: 1/17/2019

Job Title:
Youth Services Coordinator

Organization:
Lincoln County Public Library - Lincolnton, NC

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

  • Organizes and executes programs and events for youth ages 0-18 years including early literacy, storytimes, sensory, after school, outreach, summer learning and special programs.
  • Oversees summer learning program and scheduling of guest performers.oAssists with development and maintenance of youth print and non-print collections, reviewing professional journals and selecting appropriate materials for the main library and branches.oResponsible for appearance and order of children's collections.oAssists with technology implementation, instruction and planning relevant to youth services.
  • Provides training, supervision and leadership for library assistants and volunteers who are part of the youth services staff.
  • Coordinates with youth services staff to schedule, review and prioritize projects and ongoing department initiatives; monitors accomplishment of projects, goals and objectives.oActs as a liaison with other community agencies serving youth to promote library services, programs and resources.oDevelops and oversees collaborative programs and partnerships with schools and other community organizations serving youth. Works with schools to align outreach programs and services with learning outcomes and objectives.
  • Designs and executes programs and services that promote early literacy, including support for caregivers.
  • Assists and instructs children and adults in the use of library services and resources; conducts library tours for children including school visits.
  • Helps prepare promotional materials including flyers, brochures, newsletters and press releases for programs.oKeeps informed of trends in children's literature, library services and issues affecting youth.
  • Communicates with director regarding the operations of the youth services department and prepares regular narrative and statistical reports.oOrders supplies as needed and prepares annual supply list.oParticipates in short-term and long-range planning for the department, including budget forecasting. Coordinates department staff review of programs, services and policies for evaluation and improvement.oParticipates in recruiting, interviewing, training, scheduling, and evaluating youth services staff.
  • Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, priorities and performance standards as part of the library management team.
  • Researches, coordinates, and writes grant proposals for special projects; maintains accurate accounting records of grant funding expenditures; prepares related reports.oPrepares, reviews, and maintains records, reports, and other written materials.oProvides technical and advisory guidance in the area of expertise.oPerforms duties in other library divisions and participates in library special projects as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Location (City and State):
Lincolnton, NC

Qualification:

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or Degree in Education with at least three years of experience working in Children's Services. Supervisor experience preferred.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina. Safe driving record.oKnowledge of the principles and practices of modern library operations
  • Extensive knowledge of current trends in library services to children
  • Ability to work with children and caregivers.oDemonstrated ability to develop and implement services to children.oKnowledge of integrated library systems and digital resourcesoKnowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, multimedia applications, social media and mobile technology oIn-depth knowledge of reference procedures; working knowledge of circulation procedures
  • Ability to coordinate and manage work of others
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to analyze problems and to recommend practical solutionsoAbility to actively engage individuals and community organizations and to foster effective relationships
  • Ability to demonstrate the use of library technology and resourcesoDynamic presentation skills are essentialoConsiderable knowledge of current materials, literature and trends, technology and developments in periodicals, newspapers and electronic services
  • Ability to plan and provide effective services and programsoEffective oral and written communication skills are critical
  • Ability to assist with creation of promotional materials in print and multimedia formatsoAbility to collate data and prepare reports
  • Ability to lift and push moderate weight (e.g. 50 pounds of books or other materials and supplies)
  • Ability to travel to branches and within the community as needed

How to Apply:
For additional information and to apply online: http://www.lincolncounty.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=81&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=YOUTH-SERVICES-COORDINATOR-1468

Contact:
Lincoln County Human Resources Department115 W. Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092For questions, contact Human Resources at (704) 736-8493

Salary:
$37,356 - $39,228


Submission Date: 1/13/2019

Job Title:
Collection Development Librarian

Organization:
College of Charleston

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
Reporting to the Acquisitions and Resource Management Coordinator, the Collection Development Librarian builds, evaluates, and maintains high-quality collections that support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the University and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in those efforts. This position also manages the assessment, title selection processes, and licensing of eBooks and streaming media services by formulating and articulating the direction and focus of the Library’s collections. The Collection Development Librarian provides direction for collection development-related liaison activities with academic departments and monitors changes in the College’s academic programs, degrees, and research emphases and adapts collection development decisions to meet emerging needs. This is a full-time tenure track faculty appointment and carries with it the expectation that faculty member will contribute significantly to the profession.

Job Location (City and State):
Charleston, SC

Qualification:
Required Qualifications• Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program• Experience with an integrated library system, including the acquisitions module• Knowledge of 21st century collections issues for academic libraries, including emerging practices, standards and trends.• Familiarity with e-book and streaming media licenses and copyright issues• Strong commitment to building and nurturing positive relationships among institutional and library faculty with the ability to work in a collaborative environment• Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills• Excellent analytical, organizational, time and project management skills.Preferred Qualifications• Competency in analysis, budgeting, assessment and/or evaluation of library collections• Experience in approval plan and/or firm order management• Experience in collection development in an academic library environment• Experience in negotiating with vendors and publishers• Experience managing statistical data and generating reports• Experience with EBSCONET, EBSCOadmin, GOBI, OCLC WorldShare, Millennium (III) or Alma (Ex Libris).

How to Apply:
Apply here: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/8324

Contact:
Heather Gilbert, Associate Dean for Collection and Content Services

Salary:
Hiring range for this position is between $50,000 – $55,000 annually.


Submission Date: 1/11/2019

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Organization:
Marion County Library System

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
The Youth Services Librarian plans and provides programming, selects materials, performs collection maintenance, coordinates and plans summer reading, trains staff to provide and provides reference services to youth of all ages. This position reports to the Library Director. Duties require independent judgment and action within specific parameters. This position requires the ability and willingness to travel to any branch in the system. Evening and weekend shifts may be required.Essential duties and responsibilities•Develops, coordinates, promotes, and presents youth programming •Works closely with the Outreach Coordinator to bring outreach programming to the youth of the county.•Creates and coordinates displays for youth •Participates in library planning and committees.•Staffs and supervises service desks as needed, answers reference questions, and provides readers’ advisory services to all ages.•Provides instruction for patrons in the use of library catalog and databases, internet, and basic office software such as word processors and spreadsheets.•Assists in troubleshooting technology problems for public and staff, including issues with smartphones, tables, e-readers, computer applications, and library software.•Represents the library to community groups, schools, and other groups relevant to position.•Evaluates and prioritizes the needs of the library’s youth services on a regular basis, and reports these needs to the Director.•Keeps current with information, news, and trends in youth services librarianship.•Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Location (City and State):
Marion, SC

Qualification:
Required Qualifications•Public library experience working with children and young adults, or any combination of training, experience, and education relevant to the essential duties of this position.•Experience developing and implementing programs and activities for children and young adults.•Familiarity with library best practices for providing youth services.•Valid SC driver’s license (can be obtained within the first 6 months of hire).Personal transportation that can be used for business travel is required.Preferred Qualifications•Masters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program •One year of public library experience as a youth services librarian.•Supervisory experience is strongly preferred, particularly supervisory experience in a public library.•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.•Skills or experience in one or more of the following areas: IT support, ILL, grant writing, fluency in Spanish, peer training, web site maintenance, graphic design, marketing, social media.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit an application for employment, resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts by February 15th to: Holly Evans, DirectorMarion County Library System101 SE Court Street Marion, SC 29571Application form can be found at: http://www.marioncountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/application.pdf

Contact:
Holly Evans, Director Marion County Library System 101 SE Court St. Marion, SC 29571 843-423-8300

Salary:
Starts at $34,000 per year


Submission Date: 1/11/2019

Job Title:
Project Coordinator

Organization:
Richland Library

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
We’re in search of a go-getter Project Coordinator at Richland Library Main and system-wide.“Libraries aren’t amenities; we’re necessities. And we will continue to move our communities forward, making sure our residents are prepared for the future.” Melanie Huggins, Executive DirectorAre you someone who gets things done? Passionate about trying new things and leading people to achieve results? Understand and appreciate the value of modern public libraries? We’re in search of someone who can lead a team of peers and work independently. Someone who knows waterfall and agile and stays up-to-date on the latest developments and tools. Someone who thrives on words AND numbers. Someone with a passion for the Midlands who can support library staff in serving their communities. Library Project Coordinators manage large-scale library projects and initiatives from planning to completion, executing deliverables and managing the work of team members from across the system who represent a variety of professions and personalities. What you would do:* Manage the work of cross-functional teams to develop and execute plans for multiple large-scale projects.* Work closely with stakeholders to understand and document requirements and priorities. * Coordinate project work: ensure project tasks are performed on time and in sequence; manage resources; track progress and report results.* Effectively communicate and document project KPIs, schedules and milestone delivery to team members and administration.* Ensure completion of project deliverables under deadline.* Resolve project issues, mitigate risks.* Assist and advise other library staff who are managing projects.* Collect, analyze, and manage quantitative data and create meaningful reports to drive business improvement.

Job Location (City and State):
Columbia, SC

Qualification:
What you need:* Demonstrated understanding of PMI Process Groups and Knowledge Areas.* Thorough knowledge of the latest project management methodologies, including but not limited to Agile and waterfall.* Demonstrated ability to analyze and communicate complex data.* Collaborative mentality -- team leader AND team player.* Excellent oral and written communication skills.* Superb organizational skills.* Independent worker. * Keen negotiation and facilitation skills.* Ability to juggle multiple tasks within a fast-paced environment.* Creative problem definer and solver.* Dedicated to the mission of the library.A couple of other things that we’re looking for:* A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or business.* A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in project management.* PMP© or CAPM© preferred.* Demonstrated proficiency in project management tools: Basecamp or other project management software; Office 365 including Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.* Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

How to Apply:
APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications are being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website.

Contact:
Marcia SmithTalent Acquisition Coordinator

Salary:
$1,552.00 - $1,599.00 biweekly, plus benefits


 

Submission Date: 1/13/2019

Job Title:
Assistant to the Director of Libraries

Organization:
Medical University of South Carolina

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Libraries, the Administrative Coordinator will provide administrative and operational support for the Director of Libraries ; the administrative office of the Director of Libraries; and the Chair, Academic Affairs Faculty Group. Represent the public and professional presence of the Director of Libraries and the administrative office of the MUSC Libraries to the University community. Coordinates Academic Affairs Faculty matters and is liaison to a number of University offices, in particular University Administration. Develops, interprets, & applies operational policies. Plans, coordinates, and performs management support services for the library program. Provides administrative support at university level committee meetings, coordinates local arrangements for vendors, consultants, candidates for recruitment, & meetings; interacts with all levels of state agencies, University, College, & Medical Center Administration, faculty, students & public.

Job Location (City and State):
Charleston

Qualification:
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and four years relevant experience in business management, public administration or Administrative services; or a bachelor's degree and two years experience in business management, public administration or Administrative services. Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Bachelor's Degree and 1 year of experience.

How to Apply:
Applications will be accepted until January 25, 2019. Please apply online at http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/511576/univ-assistant-to-the-director-of-libraries

Contact:
Ms. Shannon D. Jones, MLS, M.Ed, AHIPDirector of Libraries & Associate ProfessorMedical University of South Carolina171 Ashley Avenue, Suite 300, MSC 403Charleston, South Carolina 29425-4030843-792-8839 | [email protected]

Salary:
UNIV-Band 5: $32,838.00 - $46,799.00 - $60,760.00 (min - mid - max)


Submission Date: 12/20/2018

Job Title: Librarian II - Collections and Communications

Job Description: Under general supervision of the Information Services Manager, performs high-level professional duties including: coordinating effective media strategies for informing the public of library programs, services, and resources; assisting with collection management activities; planning and implementing library instruction courses for patrons, providing in-depth reference, research, and reader’s advisory services to library patrons and staff, including specialized areas such as business and non-profit reference services; assisting the Information Services Manager with a variety of other planning and managerial duties; and acting as a coach and mentor for colleagues in the Information Services Department. Work is carried out with a high degree of independent judgment and initiative. Reports to the Information Services Manager.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association supplemented by at least three to five years of relevant professional library experience (experience received after the MLS), preferably in reference work-or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess or qualify for a Professional Librarian’s Certificate from the South Carolina State Library. Must possess a South Carolina Driver’s License.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at www.florenceco.org Instructions for applying: http://files.florenceco.org.s3.amazonaws.com/public/HR/online_employment_application_help.pdfApplications will also be accepted through the Florence County Human Resources office, located at 180 N. Irby Street, Room 605, Florence,SC 29501 (843)665-3054.

Salary: $40,076.40/ Annual

Contact: Florence County Human Resources 180 N. Irby Street, Room 605, Florence,SC 29501 (843)665-3054.


Submission Date: 12/20/2018

Job Title: Director of Talking Book Services

Job Description: Nature of Work:The South Carolina State Library is seeking a creative, detail-oriented person with excellent customer service skills for the Director of Talking Book Services position. This position oversees the Talking Books Services Department, under the division of Statewide Development, comprised of library staff responsible for the development and execution of statewide library service programs for persons with qualifying disabilities. Examples of Work:The Director of Talking Book services will conduct a range of tasks with responsibilities which include:•Plan a public service program of reader advisory, programming, and reference assistance to support the South Carolina State Library mission and goals, and the National Library Service.•Act as liaison to the National Library Service and other national, regional, state, and local organizations.•Provide outreach to community/special interest and library organizations serving client groups. •Speak and exhibit at events and meetings to promote Talking Books Services.•Provide direct services to customers of the Talking Book Services program through reader advisors, reference, and other duties.•Provide special programs to reach different age groups of the current users of the service. •Train and/or assist Inclusive Services staff and programs as needed.•Supervise multiple employees.•Participate in leadership team and agency wide efforts.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.

Qualifications: •A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university •Minimum six (6) years professional library experience, three (3) of which should be in a public services or library services for the handicapped•Experience relevant to the duties for the position.•Knowledge of principles, practices, and objectives of state library programs and of library services and programs for persons with disabilities•Considerable experience using automated library systems•Thorough knowledge of administrative policies and procedures for library public services programs•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•Establish partnerships•Strong management and analytical skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Find a full position description and instructions for applying on the South Carolina State Library Jobs List: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/jobs/director-talking-book-services

Salary: $50,000 - $65,000

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


 Submission Date: 12/20/2018

Job Title: General Library Consultant

Job Description: Nature of Work:Library Consultants at the South Carolina State Library work independently and as part of the Library Development Team to encourage best practices in public library management and operations. Consultants are keenly interested in achieving excellence for all South Carolina libraries. Consultants conduct site visits to libraries to observe, assess, advise, and train on a broad range of library practices and procedures. Each Consultant serves as a resource for public libraries and for the State Library, and contributes significantly to the overall work of the Agency. The Consultant identifies barriers to access and recommends resources, collections, equipment, and facility improvements to address particular library problems. The Consultant acts as a liaison between the State Library and selected state and national forums and local agencies and institutions. The Consultant assesses the need for improvement in public library staff awareness and skills, and works with the Library Development team to identify, create, and directly provide training and other learning opportunities. Examples of Work:The General Library Consultant will conduct a range of tasks with responsibilities which may include:•Consulting with libraries on a variety of topics which may include library finance, library statistics, standards, staff recruitment and hiring, and other operational and administrative concerns•Writing and distributing information about library trends, statistics and finance, including printed pieces and website/libguide content•Generating the public library development content of South Carolina State Library annual reports •Writing and distributing information about library trends, statistics and finance, including printed pieces and website/libguide content•Conducting or coordinating needs assessment activities for the agency; assisting public libraries to conduct needs assessment locallySpecial projects may include:•Updating a statewide Return on Investment report and calculator for public libraries and creating information pieces and website content about ROI•Coordinating a public library salary comparison resulting in a report with recommendations for public libraries •Updating/revising statewide library standards as part of a team comprised of agency and public library staffThe 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.

Qualifications: Minimum and Additional Requirements: •A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university •Minimum of 10 years professional library experience •Ability to plan and conduct instructional events and presentations in area of expertise •Strong writing skills (writing sample is required – see additional comments)•Experience with field work/consulting preferred

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Find a full position description and instructions for applying on the South Carolina State Library Jobs List: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/jobs/general-library-consultant

Salary: Hiring Range: $48,000 - $55,000

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


Submission Date: 12/19/2018

Job Title: Assistant Director of Reference and Education Services

Job Description: Reese Library, on the Summerville Campus of Augusta University in Augusta GA, has a position opening for the Assistant Director of Reference and Education Services. The person in this position will manage activities of the Reference and Education Services Department, including supervision and evaluation of both staff and faculty personnel. Responsibilities include participating in information literacy-centered instruction, serving as a liaison librarian to one or more academic units, acting as the Coordinator of the Federal Depository Library Program, and actively engaging in scholarship, service, and professional development.

Qualifications: An American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree. Supervisory/management skills. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community. Ability to apply instructional design principles and technologies successfully in information literacy efforts. Knowledge of Government Documents and the Federal Depository Library Program, or interest in learning quickly. Five years post-MLIS progressively responsible experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For detailed information, and to apply for the position (Job ID #15410), please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.

Salary:

Contact: Fay Verburg, MSLSAssociate Director, Reese LibraryAugusta University2500 Walton Way, LIBR-134Augusta, GA 30904


Submission Date: 12/17/2018

Job Title: Job Posting: Assistant Branch Managers -St. Louis County Library (2 Positions Available)

Job Description: Join an award winning team!St. Louis Top Workplaces, 2014-2018Library Journal Four Star Library, 2014-2018 Urban Libraries Council Top Innovator, 2015, 2017What’s Right with the Region for Demonstrating Innovative Solutions, 2016Missouri Library of the Year from MLA 2014 Two Positions Available!Assistant Manager-Meramec Valley BranchAssistant Manager-Prairie Commons BranchKnown as the “Gateway to the West”, St. Louis and the surrounding area offers an array of lifestyles. From hip, trendy cafes and neighborhoods to a plethora of outdoor activities with hundreds of parks and trails to popular sporting events and cultural attractions. St. Louis County is a great place to live, work, and play! St. Louis County Library is a 20 branch system, serving over 860,000 patrons and circulating 14 million items a year. SLCL is in the midst of a multi-year capital improvement project called Your Library Renewed, to upgrade existing structures and open new facilities, as well as enhance library programs and services. Not only do we have state-of-the-art buildings, but our array of programs and partnerships are abundant and diverse. SLCL staff are creative and forward thinking, developing several awarding winning programs geared to enrich individual minds, enhance lives and expand perspectives.Prairie Commons received a full remodel 2 years ago and features a colorful children's area complete with reading nooks and an outdoor discovery patio with hands-on play elements. Patrons can also enjoy private study rooms, a quiet reading room, a laptop bar, and business center. Known for creative and engaging programs and displays, this branch keeps their visitors entertained and excited about what’s next. The community garden, first in the system, is well loved and cared for by a dedicated team of gardeners. Meramec Valley is a small branch currently nestled in the Fenton Community Center. In the Spring, the branch will move into newly constructed, full size location that adds an additional 20,000 square feet. The children’s space will give kids the chance to race cars down a test track in the new hands-on learning discovery zone. Patrons and staff will enjoy taking a lap around the outdoor walking trail and gathering for the expanded program offerings in the new meeting space. Library staff are most looking forward to greeting all the new visitors that will walk through the doors. Working in tandem with the Branch Manager, the management team ensures the library’s mission and strategic goals are continuously implemented at the branch while considering the community’s needs and meeting them with relevant library services and programs. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and innovative individual intent on providing outstanding customer service, reducing barriers to library access, leading our awesome staff, maintaining thriving community relations, and taking pride in being a part of the SLCL team!Want to work in a library system that is valued by the community?Do you want to work for this awarding winning library system? It is a wonderful time to join St. Louis County Library, where facility innovations and creative public services are always growing! Apply today!Job Purpose: Assists the Branch Manager with the operation and maintenance of the branch and assumes the responsibilities of the Branch Manager in their absence in order to provide quality Library service to all Library customers. Essential Job Functions: 1.Schedules staff and monitors attendance to ensure adequate staffing. 2.Assists with overseeing branch operations, building, and grounds maintenance so the branch is clean, safe, and attractive. 3.Supervises and participates in public service activities including circulation and reference services to meet the needs of customers. 4.Participates in program planning and implementation to meet the needs of existing customers and to attract new customers. 5.Participates in hiring, training, evaluating, and disciplining staff to ensure the Library staff is capable of giving the highest quality service. 6.Assists in the development and maintenance of the branch collection to ensure the branch meets the needs of the community it serves. 7.Other duties as assigned. Job Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science Ability to supervise, train, and motivate staff Must possess a commitment to a high level of public service to Library customers Must possess good judgment, analytical, and problem solving skillsMust possess excellent communication and organization skills Ability to work effectively with other Library managers in a professional manner Hours:Monday-Friday, two evenings per weekOne Saturday and Sunday per month Salary:$52,666 and great benefits!Applications and Resumes can be submitted by visiting https://www.slcl.org/content/employment(Apply for each position separately!)

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications and Resumes can be submitted by visiting https://www.slcl.org/content/employment(Apply for each position separately!)

Salary: $52,666

Contact: Amy Hanaway Regional Branch Administrator St. Louis County [email protected]


Submission Date: 12/11/2018

Job Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian

Job Description: The Reference and Instructional Librarian works under the general supervision of the Director of Library Services. Provides reference service and guides library users in identifying, retrieving, and evaluating information in all formats. Designs and conducts subject-tailored instructional sessions. Serve as the collection development liaison to specified departments, working with faculty to develop and maintain the general collection and the reference collection.

Qualifications: Requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university or an equivalent degree.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to submit resume and cover letter which in part addresses the contribution the candidate can make to an African Methodist Episcopal liberal arts HBCU institution. Information is to be emailed to [email protected]

Salary: $32,000 - $42,000

Contact: Director of Library Services 803-765-6030


Submission Date: 12/10/2018

Job Title: Reference Librarian

Job Description: Under limited supervision, provides professional assistance to library patrons of all ages throughout the County who have reference and technology needs at all levels of complexity on a multitude of subjects. Develops specific reading lists and provides guidance in the use of reference materials for all branches. Provides direct assistance to patrons and performs circulation duties as necessary. Acts as manager on duty in absence of Branch Librarian.

Qualifications: •Master’s degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association, supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years of reference and public service experience in a public library; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. •Applicants who have enrolled in an ALA accredited MLS degree program, and have completed or enrolled in at least half the classes necessary to complete the degree, will be considered so long as they have at least one year of public library employment.•Must possess, or be able to receive, a Professional Librarian Certificate.•Must be able to pass required pre-employment background check and physical.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.horrycounty.org/Employment

Salary: $38,957

Contact: Horry County Human Resources843-915-5230


Submission Date: 12/10/2018

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: Under limited supervision, provides professional library assistance to children and youths, from infants up to seventeen (17) years of age, their parents and caregivers, at all levels of complexity on a multitude of subjects. Develops reading lists, conducts training, storytelling and book reading, coordinates and implements age-related programs from alternative sources, provides Internet and computer related training and bibliographic instruction. Selects library material for branches, provides direct assistance to patrons and performs circulation duties as necessary.

Qualifications: •Requires a Master’s degree in library science supplemented by one year of Youth Services experience and/or other library experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have ability to obtain Professional Librarian Certificate from South Carolina State Library upon hire. •Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and back-ground check.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.horrycounty.org/Employment

Salary: $38,957

Contact: Horry County Human Resources843-915-5230


Submission Date: 12/07/2018

Job Title: Shared Library Service Platform System Librarian

Job Description: Job Responsibilities This posting will be used to fill two positions within the Partnership Among South Carolina Libraries (PASCAL) division of the Commission on Higher Education. The Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) Systems Librarian is a member of the PASCAL team that supports the implementation and management of the SLSP for participating South Carolina academic libraries. The SLSP is a 55-member library Ex Libris Alma and Primo implementation with a shared "Network Zone" and 53 "Institution Zones." The incumbent is responsible for coordinating and providing direct technical support for the libraries in PASCAL's SLSP, working in close cooperation with a variety of stakeholders through the consortia's Collaborative Management Framework in order to facilitate system implementation and support. Additionally, the incumbent performs the following responsibilities: Coordinates the preparation and planning for SLSP system implementation with individual libraries and assists library staff throughout all stages of the process, including planning, profiling, loading, and testing. Coordinates or provides training and support so that library staff can achieve effective and efficient use of the system. Analyzes, documents, and resolves system issues and coordinates responses with the vendor, PASCAL staff, and the libraries. Coordinates new software releases and evaluates the functionality of optional features for the system. In conjunction with member librarians, researches, evaluates, and makes recommendations relating to external third-party products that may provide enhanced functionality or services based on the shared system. Serves as a functional expert and provides leadership in multiple system functional areas including discovery access and design, fulfillment, metadata, electronic resource management, etc. Provides front-line user support in a variety of formats, including via help desk software. Supports a project management-based approach to advance the adoption and use of the system. Actively participates and represents PASCAL in various internal and external working groups, as appropriate. May be involved in the supervision of graduate student assistants upon occasion. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications: Minimum and Additional Requirements Minimum Requirements: A Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited college or university and at least two to three years of experience in an academic or research library environment, including library automation support experience. Experience in implementing, managing, and troubleshooting information technology systems, including training and support. Additional Requirements: Excellent communication skills. Incumbent must occasionally be able to work non-standard business hours, including weekends, to perform system support and maintenance activities. Incumbent must also be available for day and overnight travel within South Carolina as needed, and for out-of-state overnight business travel several times per year. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of college transcript to the interview. A copy of the transcript may also be uploaded as an attachment to the application, if required by the hiring department or if desired by the applicant. Please note that some areas of the Department may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination.Preferred Qualifications At least 2-3 years of additional demonstrated integrated library systems management experience, preferably involving more than one library or institution. Experience managing Alma and Primo. Experience with multiple areas of library operations including systems, fulfillment, discovery, metadata, etc. Interface design experience. Project management training or experience, including use of complex tools. Experience with library migration projects. Experience developing and maintaining user support activities and tools. Experience or familiarity with academic library consortia.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2276813/shared-library-services-platform-systems-librarian-60021342-60021347

Salary: $45,000 - $65,000

Contact: State Department of Administration HR


Submission Date: 12/05/2018

Job Title: Branch Librarian

Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Develops objectives and key results for the branch, stays informed of the needs and interests of all ages, and ensures creative and innovative programs that meet the needs of the local community•Participates in the interview and selection process for all branch staff•Oversees daily functions of the library including scheduling, building and security needs, patron interactions, and library procedures•Sets standards for the branch to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment•Regularly meets with branch staff to coordinate their training, guide and supervise their work, evaluate their performance and to review policy and procedural information•Oversees the branch programming budget, extra hours budget and any funds from the local Friends of the Library•Builds relationship within the community, attending meetings and connecting to local services outside of the libraryKNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials and practices •Forward-thinking with the drive to set and accomplish long-term goals for the branch•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Comfortable and proficient with technology with the ability to work with a variety of devices and audio-visual equipment•Ability to establish deadlines, monitor progress, develop reports, and facilitate communication among teams•Strong work ethic and interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Creative, organized and flexible with the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach

Qualifications: EDUCATION: ALA/MLS with a minimum of three years of experience in a public library and supervisory experience. PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $51689

Contact: Please email your resume and cover letter and any questions you may have to [email protected].


 

Submission Date: 1/13/2019

Job Title:
Metadata Librarian for Serials and Electronic Resources

Organization:
Samford University

Type:
Full Time

Job Description:
The Samford University Library is seeking an ambitious and creative individual interested in serving in a Christian university environment to fill the position of Metadata Librarian for Serials and Electronic Resources. Located in suburban Birmingham, Samford is the largest privately‐funded and fully‐accredited institution of higher learning in Alabama. The University Library serves the academic community of more than 5,600 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 500 teaching faculty. You can learn more about our distinctive university at www.samford.edu .The librarian in this position reports to the chair of the Cataloging Department, which is composed of three librarians and two staff members. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and maintaining comprehensive intellectual control of and access to electronic resources as well as print serials at Samford University Library. Specific duties are listed below.Responsibilities•Provides and maintains bibliographic and holdings metadata for library's electronic resources and print serials across multiple platforms including the integrated library system, discovery tool, knowledgebase, link resolver, and OCLC•Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves access and content related issues for electronic resources•Provides collection and usage statistics for electronic resources•Coordinates with the Associate Dean (Chair of Collection Management) in all issues concerning the management of electronic resources and serials•Assists the library’s Reference and Research Services department with library and information literacy instruction and participates in the rotation of reference desk staffing for night and weekend coverage•Contribute to implementing the mission of Samford University Library across all constituencies and to stay abreast of emerging trends related to e-resources, serials and discovery •Performs other duties as assigned

Job Location (City and State):
Birmingham, AL

Qualification:
Required qualifications•ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science•Library technical services experience with cataloging and serials•Knowledge of RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification, MARC bibliographic and authority formats; familiarity with a bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC•Ability to perform work with accuracy and perseverance; ability to work collaboratively and independently, with initiative and good judgment•Excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communication and presentation skillsPreferred qualifications•Experience with both an integrated library system and an electronic resource management system (The Samford University Library currently uses III’s Sierra and EBSCO’s Full Text Finder)•Familiarity with Excel and MarcEdit software•Ability to implement and adapt to evolving technologyRank and SalaryTwelve‐month, non‐tenure track, faculty appointment; salary commensurate with experience; generous benefits/vacation package; tuition remission. Samford University (www.samford.edu) is the largest privately supported and fully accredited institution for higher learning in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the university was founded in 1841 and has more than 5,500 students. Samford is ranked 3rd in the South among regional universities by U.S. News & World Report and has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by a number of prestigious publications and rankings. The university is dedicated to the promotion of rigorous academic inquiry in a Christian setting.

How to Apply:
Application ProcedureReview of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Electronic submission of documents is required. Candidates should supply a letter of interest, current resume and contact information of three professional references, description of e-resource, serials, and discovery experience: Applicants must also complete and submit an “Application for Faculty Position” and “Faculty Applicant Christian Mission Statement”( https://www.samford.edu/departments/files/Human_Resources/application-for-faculty-employment.pdf ) Faculty Applicant Christian Mission Statement ( https://www.samford.edu/departments/files/academic-affairs/Faculty-Applicant-Christian-Mission-Statement.pdf ) Please submit all materials as a PDF file to:[email protected] Subject: Metadata LibrarianSamford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or national or ethnic origin.

Contact:
[email protected] Subject: Metadata Librarian


Submission Date: 11/27/2018

Job Title: Access & Discovery Director

Job Description: FUNCTION Reporting to the Executive Director, this position: • Provides leadership, direction, and strategy for comprehensive and cohesive access to and discovery of Library services and resources for adults through the Circulation, Reference, and SC Room, bookmobile/homebound services, and eleven branch libraries. • Ensures that Library customers grow in number and usage and increasingly benefit from their relationship and experience with the Library. • Oversees the delivery of a consistently excellent level of customer experience. • Maintains a positive work environment that attracts, retains, and develops high quality personnel who are collaborative, innovative, and inclusive. • Embodies the Library’s code of service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed and inspired. • Performs work in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment and ethical behavior in the application of policies and established procedures. • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS Knowledge: • Comprehensive knowledge of public library services and administrative practices. • Knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information in the library industry and field of library and information science. • Thorough knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory sources; of reference practices and techniques, including telephone reference practices and techniques. • Knowledge of digital and information literacy initiatives and relevance in public libraries. • Knowledge of problem solving, leadership and management techniques. • Knowledge of Human Resources policies, procedures, practices and Federal and State labor laws. • Knowledge of library computer systems and applications, online databases, office software, email, and mobile devices. • Knowledge of budgeting processes. Abilities/Skills: • Ability to lead and facilitate the planning of appropriate library services in response to and anticipation of community needs and interests. • Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures and regulations to customers and employees. • Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment and Human Resources policies and procedures. • Ability to clearly articulate expectations, hold others accountable, and listen effectively while being honest, open, and transparent. • Strong leadership and organizational skills and the ability to assign and direct many overlapping projects with stringent deadlines. • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities and multiple tasks. • Ability to lead and operate in a dynamic environment with high expectations for both producing work and managing others. • 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 think critically and use discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. • Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron, and operational problems within established guidelines. • Ability to deal with difficult individuals with tact and diplomacy. • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships at all levels inside and outside the Library. • Ability to build partnerships and collaboration across agencies and organizations that have objectives related to the Library’s mission. • Demonstrated collaboration and consensus building skills as both a team leader and team member. • Ability to use effective verbal, written, and discreet communication with management, co-workers and the public. • Effective and proven skills in public speaking and group presentations. • Ability to formulate annual budgets, monitor expenditures, and evaluate staffing levels. • Ability to interpret and analyze technical and statistical information and reports. • Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software. • Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. • Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills. • Preferred: Touch typing skills. Characteristics: • Provides a strategic perspective, being able to see beyond the immediate pressures, and stay focused on important long-term objectives. • Results-driven, forward-thinking, and a creative/innovative problem-solver who provides fresh alternatives regardless of their popularity. • Exhibits self-motivation and exceptional time management capabilities. • Remains calm under pressure and is responsive not reactive. • Excellent communicator who is also a good listener, serving as a sounding board and advisor for the Executive Director. • Ethical, approachable, trustworthy, and apolitical. • Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. • Adaptable to changing community needs. • Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. • Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends. • Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embraces continuous improvement. • Maintains regular and dependable personal attendance and punctuality based on a commitment to the Library. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Required: • Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited college or university. • Eight years of progressive, responsible, and innovative professional library experience including at least five years at the supervisory level. • Experience working at a branch library and providing circulation services. • Experience providing reference and reader’s advisory service. • 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. Preferred: • System-wide managerial experience in a public library. • Experience with digital and/or information literacy initiatives. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must 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 • occasionally lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds • sit for long periods of time • stand for long periods of time • walk, bend and stoop • reach, grasp and use hands to finger, handle, or feel • tolerate dust and mold associated with working with books and other library materials EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED (These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements 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). • Serves as a member of the Library’s management team to formulate and implement organizational goals, objectives, and policies. (E) • Monitors current trends, and anticipates future customer needs, in order to provide the best possible resources and services to the community. (E). • Assists in planning for improvements in system-wide operations, including budget recommendations, Library services and programs, automation, capital improvements, new facilities, policies, etc. (E) • Supervises Discovery Manager, Access Manager, and Circulation Manager. (E) • Assumes the role of Acting Director in the absence of the Executive Director. (E) • Provides training and/or support for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E) • Addresses personnel issues and administers disciplinary actions and/or provides guidance to subordinate supervisors regarding personnel matters. (E) • Looks for ways to enhance internal communication throughout the Library. (E) • Provides direction to managers regarding staff schedules and staffing. (E) • Participates in the interviewing, selection, and/or approval of new employees. (E) • Handles sensitive and confidential matters. (E) • Responds to disorderly patrons and policy violations in an effective manner. (E) • Answers questions on Library operations, policies, and procedures. (E) • Handles complaints and inquiries from the public, conferring with the Executive Director in situations that require special attention. (E) • Works with Community Engagement Manager to establish new and deepen existing relationships with local organizations and agencies to enhance the lives of their clients, members, and/or employees. • Works with Human Resources Manager, Staff Development Coordinator and subordinate managers to select, retain, and develop a highly motivated, skilled, and diverse customer-facing workforce whose customer service skills grow continually. (E) • Works with Human Resources Manager and Staff Development Coordinator to develop leadership and supervisory training for supervisory staff. • Works with Human Resources Manager on complex personnel issues such as, but not limited to, complaints of discrimination or harassment, disciplinary matters and organization development. (E) • Works with Operations Manager on issues regarding Library facilities and with Code of Conduct violations/enforcement. (E) • Assists in developing tools to measure impact of Library services in the community, and prepares annual, monthly, and/or special reports and statistics. • Participates in maintenance and development of content of the Library’s website and intranet. • Receives and compiles statistics, reports, correspondence, etc. (E) • Makes oral and written presentations. (E) • Attends library meetings, training programs, workshops, and conferences as appropriate or as requested by supervisor. (E) • Ensures that safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E) • Works a schedule that meets the needs of the Library System. (E) • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Required: • Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited college or university. • Eight years of progressive, responsible, and innovative professional library experience including at least five years at the supervisory level. • Experience working at a branch library and providing circulation services. • Experience providing reference and reader’s advisory service. • 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. Preferred: • System-wide managerial experience in a public library. • Experience with digital and/or information literacy initiatives.

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].

Salary: $73,455 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn - Human Resources Specialist


Submission Date: 11/18/2018

Job Title: Executive Director

Job Description: Charleston County Public Library System seeks a leader to continue blending the area’s historical connections to education with an innovative, collaborative vision that focuses on excellence and growing opportunities for lifelong learning. The CCPL offers rewarding and exciting career challenges for the successful candidate thanks to a $108.5 million building and renovation program funded through a 2014 bond referendum—overwhelmingly approved by three quarters of County voters. The new library leader will expand and improve the system’s superb services, outstanding programs and exceptional customer experiences. The new Executive Director will work with the Board, staff and County officials to complete the construction of five libraries—two new buildings and three replacement facilities—as well as an administrative center and renovations at 13 existing locations. The successful candidate will lead the System’s continuing efforts to grow virtual services, overhaul technologies, create innovative content and build sustainable partnerships with businesses and community organizations. Currently, CCPL’s 16 locations serve more than 389,000 county residents. In 2019, the Library will have an annual budget of $18.9 million provided primarily through a county appropriation, a staff of 298 FTEs, a dynamic Friends of the Library organization, and a recently formed foundation—the Library Foundation of the Lowcountry—helping position it to achieve even greater excellence. Responsibilities. Planning and directing all phases of library operations—financial, personnel, facilities and business for the library system; advising and guiding division heads on successes and solutions; working closely with the Library board, Charleston County administrator, and elected county and municipal officials; understanding and contributing to Charleston’s community, culture, lifestyles and interests focusing on active civic engagement; promoting best practices, library services and programs consistent with community expectations; understanding and supporting innovative library technologies; experience working with capital projects; and proven experience mentoring and developing staff.

Qualifications: Qualifications. Minimum requirements include an MLS from an ALA-accredited program and five years of library experience in increasingly responsible library positions, or an equivalent combination of education, background and experience to enable the candidate to perform the work required effectively. The ideal candidate will have: excellent administrative, financial planning, communication and personnel management skills; the ability to inspire and lead staff; the initiative and vision to develop library services; and skill in building and maintaining effective relationships with the board, staff and community leaders. Successful experience reporting to a governing board, working in a multi-branch environment, and building/renovating libraries are highly preferred. Compensation. The starting salary range is $121,409 to $165,131 (with placement dependent on experience and qualifications) with a competitive benefits package.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates, www.bradburymiller.com. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Dan Bradbury, [email protected]. This position will close January 6, 2019.

Salary: $121,409 to $165,131

Contact: Dan Bradbury