Job Listings

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


Submission Date: 12/03/2021

Job Title: Director of Talking Book Services

Job Description: WHO WE ARE:The South Carolina State Library (SCSL) serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment. We develop, support, and sustain a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger.If you are looking for an organization that offers:•a collaborative and inclusive work environment•an excellent work culture•paid professional memberships•professional development and learning opportunities for staff•tuition assistance•an opportunity to work with professionals that are passionate about delivering exceptional results and advancing the mission and vision of their organizationThen South Carolina State Library is the organization for you!We have a great career opportunity available for a Director of Talking Book Services in our Columbia, South Carolina headquarters. 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 comprised of library staff responsible for the development and execution of statewide library service programs for persons with qualifying disabilities. The candidate must have knowledge of principles, practices, and objectives of state library programs and of library services and programs for persons with disabilities. They should have a thorough knowledge of administrative policies and procedures for library public services programs. They must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of staff and management.WHAT WE BELIEVE:We outwardly demonstrate who we are as an organization through our values. Our people are our greatest resource and our values drive our people.•Communication: We believe communication in every direction and through multiple methods is essential to doing our work at the highest level. As an information organization, we use a transparent process for decision making which encourages creativity and fosters collaboration among staff and our community.•Flexibility: An agile organization is one that can change course to provide better services. We define our organization in this way and pride ourselves in being good stewards of all resources.•Community Driven: Our community is the state. Our value is demonstrated in what we are able to give back as public servants. We believe that by remaining open to our community’s needs, we can personalize experiences for individuals and groups.•Inclusivity: We strive to expand opportunities to better connect with others and break down barriers. Integrity, respect, and equality guide our performance and we are committed to hiring staff that reflect our community.•Professionalism: Our staff model professionalism by providing a welcoming environment, excellent customer service, valuing diversity, and supporting multiple methods of service delivery. A well-trained and knowledgeable staff is our greatest asset.Major Responsibilities:•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.•Prepare and deliver presentations to various audiences and visual presentations.•Organize and present thorough reports.•Establish partnerships and maintain effective working relationships.Need more reasons to apply?SCSL is committed to providing our employees with a collaborative and inclusive work environment that provides challenging work, personal and professional growth, and a work/life balance. In addition to all the great perks we’ve already shared, we also offer:•Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, and more•15 days of annual leave per year•15 days of sick leave per year•13 paid holidays•Team Building Activities – We believe in growing togetherDon’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level! Apply today. As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: •A bachelor’s degree and professional experience related to the positionPreferred Qualifications:•A masters' degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited college or university •Minimum six (6) years professional library experience, three (3) of which should be in a public services or library services for individuals with disabilities.•Experience relevant to the duties for the position.•Considerable experience using automated library systems•Strong writing skills (writing sample is required)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3333051/director-of-talking-book-services?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $50,833 - $72,440

Contact: South Carolina State Library 1500 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201 Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov


Submission Date: 12/02/2021

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Research Consultant (Remote position)

Job Description: Description:Proactively gather, synthesize, and consult on information and data associated with talent market opportunities. This role requires the capability to independently execute research requests and develop output that demonstrates a mastery of research. The Research Sr. Consultant will also serve as a subject matter expert in designing and implementing strategies to create high-impact labor market analysis by leveraging free and fee-based resources, proprietary databases, and social media tools. This role will assist in developing and broadening the knowledge base of the National Agency and Producer Recruiting Team within Talent Acquisition department.Responsibilities•Analyzes and synthesizes labor market and industry data to drive talent-related business decisions•Co-leads the execution of complex labor market and competitive intelligence projects in partnership with a brand or research lead•Tracks and manages effectiveness of research tools and partner with measurement team to ensure we are achieving ROI•Serves as the subject matter expert on research best practices, and consults and trains on databases and research tools that will advance recruiting outcomes•Develops and conducts training required to support the team’s greatest opportunity for learning and development in research•Assesses project requests and deliverables, prioritizes work accordingly, and sets clear expectations on timeframe with clients•Collaborates with peers and broader team to anticipate business needs and adjust research strategies on a regular basis•Develops and manages library of functional research resource guides•Supports clients at various reporting levels from Directors to Sourcers

Qualifications: Education and Experience•Bachelor’s degree required; an advanced degree in library and information science a plus•3 – 5 years of experience in an information specialist, research associate, analyst or market research role in an applicable industry requiredFunctional Skills•Strong research skills and basic business knowledge•Ability to synthesize information quickly and provide recommendations•Uses experience, innovation, and judgment to make decisions that may be based on partial information•Experience in co leading projects and/or cross functional teams•Strong understanding of sourcing and research trends and tools•Advanced time management skills including ability to handle multiple projects, great follow-up skills and capable of multi-tasking effectively•Ability to develop & deliver effective presentations and communicate with clients at all levels across enterprise•Resourceful, critical and strategic thinker, and creative problem solver: ability to quickly and effectively get things done while managing unanticipated roadblocks•Experience with internet research through free and fee-based resources•Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite required

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To view the full job description and apply, please visit: https://www.allstate.jobs/job/14069379/talent-acquisition-research-consultant-sales-recruiting-strategy-remote/

Salary: $60,000 - $85,000 per year

Contact: https://www.allstate.jobs/job/14069379/talent-acquisition-research-consultant-sales-recruiting-strategy-remote/ 


Submission Date: 12/02/2021

Job Title: ILS Administrator, FT, Information Technology

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEM JOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-047Posting Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021Application Deadline: Thursday, December 16, 2021Position: ILS Administrator, FT, Information TechnologySalary: $45,765 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: January 2022Location: Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, South CarolinaSchedule: Some evening, weekend and holiday work required FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Virtual Services Coordinator, performs administrative tasks related to the library’s integrated library system (ILS) using independent judgment and initiative within a framework of established policies. Works closely with supervisor and Information Technology (IT) staff in planning and implementing system upgrades, making system changes and improvements as appropriate, and developing and implementing library policies as they apply to functional elements of the automated system. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICSAbility to read, interpret and understand computer printouts, reports, program listings and the ability to communicate findings and observations with coworkers, supervisor and vendor technical support. Ability to create and maintain clear procedural documentation. Ability to work independently. Customer service oriented. Ability to work in a team environment with both technical and non-technical coworkers and end-users.Thorough knowledge of multiple Internet browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge) and various versions of each. General knowledge of Hyper-text Mark UP Language (HTML). Experience with web applications and scripting (Java, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL). General knowledge of multiple computer operating platforms (Linux, Windows Server 2016/2019?). General knowledge of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and IP (Internet Protocol). Experience using Telnet/SSH applications for remote administration.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEBachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in computer science/information technology. Experience with web site development, web graphics applications and techniques and two years’ experience working in a library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Preferred: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university. Experience with Innovative systems and open source ILS systems. Experience with Linux and other open source applications.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSUse of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement may be required. Valid S.C. driver’s license required. Some evening, weekend and holiday work required. Required to carry cell phone when on-call. Potential exists for being called to a Library System location after departure or on the weekends.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•see and interpret all job-related materials and distinguish standardized cable color-coding and equipment warning lights•lift and move up to 40 pounds•stand for long periods of time•sit for long periods of time•walk, bend, and stoop•reach, grasp, and use hands to touch, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E).•Upgrades ILS software, including conversions of major files and loading new releases. (E)•Manages and maintains automated vendor provided help desk for ILS. (E)•Sets up ILS for site-specific operations including startups, shutdowns, server backups and scheduling reports/programs. (E)•Maintains ILS related databases.•Performs access control functions for the ILS, such as creating new user records for logins and modifying components of existing records. (E)•Monitors ILS forums and listservs for information relevant to ILS operation.•Analyses, configures, updates, and customizes ILS files.•Migrates data from old versions of ILS software to new versions or new implementations of ILS software. Creates and maintains documentation of the steps used in migration. (E)•Makes modifications to ILS software for improved workflow. (E)•Facilitates updating of ILS files when ILS systems are offline for any reason. (E)•Provides assistance with Automated Materials Handling (AMH) systems.•Performs periodic maintenance tasks and adjusts ILS parameters. (E)•Tests restored backup files in coordination with Server Support Specialist, to verify functionality.•Tunes ILS for optimal performance and assists with planning for ILS growth.•Performs and maintains backup schedules for ILS production and training servers, and monitors queues and output devices. Produces ILS server reports. (E)•Works closely with Staff Development Coordinator and Circulation Manager to ensure coordination of training and implementation of ILS system functions. (E)• Assists in the destruction of old magnetic media. Responsible for resolving GCLS help desk tickets related to the ILS.•Works with outside organizations to ensure reliable operation of the ILS. •Makes configuration changes to the ILS system to meet the needs of the library system. (E) •Works with the State Library to maintain connectivity between the ILS systems.•Works with vendors who provide support for our self-check systems.•Provides technical assistance in Main Library meeting room as needed.•Maintains ILS log files, checking console messages. (E)•Transmits daily overdue, billed item, and hold pickup notice files via FTP to authorized vendor for printing and mailing. (E)•Maintains ILS notice statistics and reports. (E)•Produces specialized reports using various programs.•Maintains web version of library catalog. (E)•Writes documentation that assists in the formulation of new procedures.•Assists in developing and implementing functional elements of Library policies and procedures related to automated systems.•Maintains up-to-date knowledge of library automation developments and open source library solutions.•Trains selected IT staff to assist with operator functions and provides training to non-IT staff as appropriate. (E)•Assists at public service desks and in technical services on an as needed basis.•Attends conferences, workshops, training as requested.•Assists in system-wide inventory of hardware, software, and IP addresses.•Assists Web Developer with maintaining web server.•Participates in IT on-call rotation. (E)•Follows safe work methods to prevent injury. (E)•Performs tasks in accord with Library System vision, mission, and code of service. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the Library System (E).•Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in computer science/information technology. Experience with web site development, web graphics applications and techniques and two years’ experience working in a library. Other combinations of experience and training that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Preferred: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university. Experience with Innovative systems and open source ILS systems. Experience with Linux and other open source applications.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $45,765 per year, plus benefits

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


Submission Date: 11/30/2021

Job Title: Librarian II

Job Description: LIBRARIAN II 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, disability or sexual orientation.OPENING DATE: 11/26/21CLOSING DATE: 12/10/21THE POSITION UNCLASSIFIED VACANCY IN THE FULTON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM THIS RECRUITMENT WILL ALSO BE USED TO FILL PERMANENT, TEMPORARY AND PART-TIME POSITIONSFulton County Government COVID-19 NoticeParticipation in the County's COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a condition of employment with Fulton County. All Fulton County employees are required to either be immunized by vaccination against COVID-19 or be tested weekly for the detection of COVID-19. Minimum Qualifications:Master’s Degree in Library Science; supplemented by 3 years of professional Librarian experience, including 1 year of lead or supervisory experience.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 providing advanced professional library services to patrons and managing a collection or specialized library function. Responsibilities include selecting library books and materials, providing complex reference assistance and bibliographic instruction to patrons, managing a library program initiative, and serving as an expert in a specialized subject area. Additional responsibilities include, organizing, leading, planning, directing and/or implementing outreach services, programs, initiatives and presentations. This classification is distinguished from Librarian I in that this class manages a subject collection and/or library program initiative, whereas the latter performs general Librarian duties.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; voter registration; 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 and delivers programming to targeted readership; serves on committees and task forces; assists in drafting policies and procedures, and making recommendations to supervisor; maintains records of program participation; assists in developing goals and objectives for area of specialty/assignment; prepares descriptive inventories of historical records and documents as required; recommends allocation of financial, staffing, equipment, space, and bibliographic resources necessary to meet goals and objectives; communicates goals, objectives, and policies to the public; and assists in developing and managing the implementation of short- and long-range plans for an assigned library section or collection.Manages the selection, retention, and general development of assigned library collections: evaluates publications for inclusion in collection; selects books for purchase; prepares order lists for purchase of library materials; removes/weeds outdated, worn, and little-used materials from library collections as needed; 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. Assists in developing and monitoring assigned library program budget as required. Provides specialized reference services and bibliographic instruction to patrons as required.Develops and implements training programs that support and enhance the department’s short and long range mission, goals, and strategies as well as improve library staff’s ability to meet organizational and position objectives; Conducts training needs assessments; Conducts individual, small and large group trainings, Creates training specific reports that track ROI, training plans, and other department specific goals; Conduct training on topics such as SIRI, Kronos, New Hire Orientation, department practices, policies, and procedures, cataloging, and etc. (By position assignment)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.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. Establishes and maintains relationships with community agencies and institutions: develops partnerships to enhance library system awareness and promote services; conducts community outreach events and library card drives; 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 and online periodical databases; instructs patrons in use of library computers, printers, software programs, network programs, and other library equipment; and conducts formal classes as assigned. Performs cataloging and classification (original cataloging) of library materials in accordance with current international cataloging standards, local and FCLS (Fulton County Library System) practices; Creates MARC (Machine Readable Catalog) in records and update OCLC records to the Library’s online catalog; Classifies records via the Dewey Decimal System or other mandated systems and construct call numbers for materials added to the Library’s collections; Assist with authority control of database. (By position assignment) 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 (includes the utilization of SIRSIDYNIX), order lists, book lists, library cards, receipts, recording door statistics, voter registration forms, supply requisitions, time cards, 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, self-check machine, computer, printer, microfilm reader, overhead projector, microphone, television, 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 duties as assigned. 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 act as lead person or crew leader, providing guidance to a work unit, coordinating activities, and reviewing work of the unit. 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. 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.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Master’s Degree in Library Science; supplemented by 3 years of professional Librarian experience, including 1 year of lead or supervisory experience.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.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3323303/librarian-ii

Salary: $45,666.00

Contact: APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.fultoncountyga.gov OR141 Pryor Street, Suite 3030Atlanta, GA 30303EXAM #2002222.11.26.2021LIBRARIAN IISA


Submission Date: 11/29/2021

Job Title: Senior Librarian - Youth Services Manager - Bluffton Branch

Job Description: SENIOR LIBRARIAN – YOUTH SERVICES MANAGER (Bluffton): 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.*Beaufort County has various facilities within the county, and many departments have multiple offices to serve our citizens. Management reserves the right to transfer employees from one location to another within the county at any time based on business need. Employees will be given as much notice as possible prior to a change in work location.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. EOE.

Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:• Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program• Three (3) years public service experience in a public library with relevant coursework• Previous management/supervisory experience strongly preferred• Eligibility for South Carolina Public Library Certification• Valid driver’s license

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919001&sreq=2&form=1&desc=SENIOR%20LIBRARIAN%20-%20YOUTH%20SERVICES%20MANAGER/BLUFFTON

Salary: $55,224.00 annually

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


Submission Date: 11/29/2021

Job Title: Library Branch Manager - St. Helena Branch

Job Description: LIBRARIAN BRANCH MANAGER/St. HELENA: Under minimal supervision, is responsible for the efficient running of the physical plant and service operations of a large branch of the Beaufort County Library. This includes responsibility for hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff; analyzing and preparing justifications for personnel, operating and capital line item requests for the annual departmental County budget; preparing supplementary budget requests to the Friends of the Library and other granting agencies; and working in a cooperative team relationship with the administration staff to ensure county-wide development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures and to solve management problems.OPEN UNTIL FILLED*Beaufort County has various facilities within the county, and many departments have multiple offices to serve our citizens. Management reserves the right to transfer employees from one location to another within the county at any time based on business need. Employees will be given as much notice as possible prior to a change in work location.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. EOE

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://beaufortcountysc.munisselfservice.com//EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=10919007&sreq=3&form=1&desc=LIBRARY%20BRANCH%20MANAGER%20-%20ST%20HELENA

Salary: $60,870 - $77,916 Annually

Contact: Amanda Dickman, Library Director


Submission Date: 11/22/2021

Job Title: Librarian IV, Branch Manager

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-042Posting Date: Monday, November 22, 2021Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021Position: Librarian IV, Branch Manager - Level 4 (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Pelham Road Branch. Salary: $50,598 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: December 2021Location: F.W. Symmes Branch Library, 1508 Pelham Road, Greenville, South Carolina.Schedule: Mon. 2:00p-9:00p; Tues., Wed. & Thurs. 8:30a-5:00p; Fri. 8:30a-6:00p; and every 4th Sat. 8:30a-6:00p. (Off the Fri. before working on Sat.) Schedule requires flexibility to cover unanticipated staffing needs. FUNCTIONEmployees in this position manage people, projects, collections, events, ideas, and a facility. They coach, schedule, direct, and supervise the staff and activities related to the operation of a branch of the Greenville County Library System (“Library”). They embody the Library’s Code of Service by creating an atmosphere where customers and employees feel invited, informed, impressed, and inspired. They greet customers and employees with a welcoming smile, and they enthusiastically provide knowledgeable and meaningful assistance in the discovery and use of Library resources, services, and technology. Work is performed under general supervision, in accord with the Library’s vision and mission, using good judgment in the application of policies and established procedures. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Knowledge:•Thorough knowledge of modern library principles and of procedures and skills applicable to public libraries.•Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.•Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services.•Computer literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, and email.•Knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic. •Some knowledge of publisher and dealer practices and methods.Skills/Abilities:•Ability to operate and care for computers and their peripherals, e.g. RFID pads, barcode readers, printers, etc. •Ability to learn the Library’s integrated system software, i.e. an automation system used to manage Library processes.•Ability to demonstrate to customers the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email, and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases.•Ability to learn and demonstrate the use of current mobile device technology to assist customers in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s online digital materials such as eBooks.•Ability to plan, organize, and direct activities of a branch library. •Ability to learn and enforce the Library’s policies, procedures, and regulations to customers and employees. •Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer records and other identifiable customer uses of Library resources and services, security related incidents and personnel issues.•Ability to learn and enforce Federal and State laws pertaining to employment.•Ability to supervise and direct the work of others and provide coaching, training, and disciplinary actions as needed.•Ability to effectively use independent judgment to resolve staff, patron, and operational problems within established guidelines.•Ability to deal with difficult individuals and unusual situations with tact and diplomacy.•Ability to communicate concepts, general information, and task-related information in oral, written, and electronic forms. •Ability to learn, implement, and maintain complex filing systems including the Dewey Decimal System with a high level of accuracy. •Preferred: Bilingual – English/Spanish skills.•Preferred: Touch typing skills.Characteristics:•Enjoys interacting with people and possesses a strong commitment to providing an exemplary customer experience.•Enjoys working in a leadership role, providing direction and guidance to staff. •Establishes rapport with others in person and on the telephone, and maintains effective working relationships with customers and coworkers. •Works calmly and effectively in stressful situations and in a sometimes noisy and chaotic environment. •Follows established procedures and instructions received from supervisor. •Possesses strong leadership and organizational skills. •Works well in a team environment.•Values technology as a tool, staying on top of technology trends.•Recognizes change as an ongoing opportunity for growth. •Performs routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty.•Uses good judgment and discretion in carrying out duties and responsibilities. •Is receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.•Takes ownership of work, does what is needed without being asked and follows through until task is resolved.•Arrives on time, works hours as scheduled, and maintains a good attendance record.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCERequired:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university.•Three years of professional library experience at a supervisory or leadership level. •Demonstrably progressive work experience showing an increase in the level of duties and responsibilities.•Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library. •Other combinations of experience and training, which meet the minimum requirements, may be substituted.Preferred:•Supervisory or leadership experience in a public library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communicationohear audible alarms and notifications•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift up to 25 pounds and push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend, and stoop•reach, grasp, and use hands to finger, handle, or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. Essential job functions designated with (E). •Assigns, instructs, directs, and supervises branch staff to implement the branch service plan. (E)•Provides training for subordinates; reviews performance of subordinates and makes recommendations for improvement/growth as appropriate. (E)•Prepares staff schedules, approves leave requests, and requests assistance when supplemental coverage is needed. (E)•Provides assistance in reference, reader’s advisory, and circulation services to customers and employees. (E)•Assists customers with the use of computer equipment, Windows operating system, MS Office, various Internet browsers, email and the Library’s website; including the online catalog and databases. (E)•Communicates and enforces the Library’s Code of Conduct and other policies, procedures, and regulations. (E)•Plans, organizes, schedules, and implements branch programs for adults. Coordinates branch-initiated young adult programs with the Teen Librarian. •Assists Youth Services in providing, coordinating, and promoting children’s programs. Coordinates branch-initiated children’s programs with the Youth Services Department.•Confers with the Access & Discovery Director and Human Resources regarding branch personnel needs, problems, vacancies, recruitment, specific position requirements, and overall employee relations. (E)•Coordinates interviews of candidates for branch staff positions and submits recommendations of those determined to be most qualified. (E)•Makes recommendations to the Technical Services Manager regarding the development and maintenance of the branch collection; weeds collection based on condition, timeliness, and use. (E)•Assists in planning for changes and improvements in branch operations, including furnishings and equipment recommendations and formulation of goals and objectives. (E)•Demonstrates knowledge of computer applications and participates in planning and administration of automation at branch level. (E)•Assists customers with current mobile device technology and assists them in downloading and/or accessing the Library’s digital materials such as eBooks, magazines, and music. (E)•Makes appropriate referrals to other Library units, agencies, etc., for information or materials not available at branch location. (E)•Opens and closes branch according to established procedures. (E)•Ensures that branch safety and maintenance issues are reported promptly and properly. (E)•Receives and compiles statistics, memos, documentation, reports, correspondence, etc. (E)•Keeps abreast of developments in library and information science. (E)•Answers questions on Library operations, policies and procedures, and addresses problems and complaints. (E)•Establishes relationships with organizations and groups in the community to promote Library services, resources and programs. (E)•Ensures fines and fees are collected and reported accurately. (E)•Coordinates use of branch meeting spaces and maintenance of meeting room calendar. (E)•Works with Volunteer Coordinator to select, train, schedule, and supervise volunteers in the branch as appropriate.•Operates, manages, and coordinates maintenance of Library equipment, including self-checkout stations, staff and public computers, telephones, printers, cash register, photocopier, and audiovisual equipment. Provides instruction and demonstrates use as needed. (E)•Attends meetings, training programs, workshops, conferences, etc., as requested by supervisor and/or as funds are available. (E)•Empties book drops during Library holidays and other closings. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Works a schedule that meets the needs of the unit. (E)•Performs other related duties as required, including those of any staff member in the unit.

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $50,598 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


Submission Date: 11/22/2021

Job Title: Oral Historian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Oral Historian. The oral historian will provide expertise in conducting oral histories documenting the history of Clemson and focused areas of research. The unit is comprised of the Manuscript Collections, University Archives, Records Management, and Rare Books. The Special Collections and Archives, distinguished for its strong collections in university history, agriculture, and textile history, is part of the Clemson University Libraries.Lecturers are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the area of librarianship. This is a three-year limited term lecturer accountable to the Head of Special Collections and Archives.Responsibilities include:Oral Historian*Perform historical background research*Conduct oral history interviews in accordance with best practices*Manage the processing of the content developed including transcription and preservation*Develop collaborative projects with partners with an immediate emphasis on the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina*Conduct oral history training in collaboration with partners*Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions*Travel, including evening and weekend hours, required from time to time

Qualifications: QualificationsRequired Qualifications/Experience:*Graduate degree in history, museum studies, or a specialization in oral history or public history or relevant graduate degree as determined by the Libraries*Minimum of two years of experience with oral histories*Demonstrated knowledge of oral history professional practices, methodology, theory, and ethics*Demonstrated experience with recording, editing and transcription technology*Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills*Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence*Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and individually, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlinesPreferred Qualifications/Experience:*Experience in memory studies*Experience in a cultural institution*Experience conducting interviews on sensitive topics

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications will be submitted through Clemson’s Faculty job board via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/98831. Through this website, applicants will be required to submit their vita, a cover letter, and three reference contacts.Applications received by December 10, 2021 will be assured full consideration, but we will continue to monitor applications that are received after this deadline.

Salary: Minimum salary of $53,600

Contact: Jessica Kohout-Tailor, [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/18/2021

Job Title: Tenure Track Director of Archives

Job Description: The University of South Carolina Lancaster, a regional campus of the University of South Carolina located approximately thirty-five (35) miles south of Charlotte, NC, seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty librarian position as Director of Archives beginning August 16, 2022. The Director of Archives handles collection development decisions based on knowledge of regional history and culture, awareness of archival standards and trends, and understanding user needs. The Director is responsible for: - Initiating and participating in outreach, reference, and collection development activities for Special Collections and Archives.- Initiating collection development by maintaining and cultivating donor relations, appraising potential collections, and acquiring/accessioning collections that meet the archive’s collection development policies- Providing access to archival collections by creating finding aids, collection-level records, and metadata descriptions and maintains a database on collections, storage space allocations, provenance, and usage rights- Following professional archival best practices to ensure appropriate acquisition, arrangement, description, preservation, and use of materials in the USCL collections.- Working in a culturally sensitive manner when archiving materials such as Native American artifacts and records. Scholarship, advising, and university/community service are expected. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center including its mission of outreach to Native American communities. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Qualifications: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree in Library Science. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/107788 Applicants must complete an application, upload a cover letter that specifically addresses the applicant’s qualifications, provide a curriculum vitae, share graduate transcripts, and a statement on their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion online. Graduate transcripts should be uploaded as Other Supporting Documents. Applicants must also upload a statement on their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their work/ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statements should be uploaded as Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications. Applicants must also provide contact information, to include an email address, for a minimum of three professional references. Only applications and materials submitted through the online application process will be considered.

Salary:

Contact: Tracey Mobley Chavous, PHR Director of Human Resources University of South Carolina Lancaster


Submission Date: 11/17/2021

Job Title: Library Services Manager-Web Applications

Job Description: The successful applicant must have experience managing a complex website, web design application and graphic design, preferably in an academic setting*Serves as the expert with web content management systems, especially OU Campus*Troubleshoots performance issues, including the pcs and printers in the computer workstations and the iMacs in Multimedia Commons*Manages web content and facilities interfacing with other applications, including the online catalog (Sierra, discover layer (EBSCO EDS), and Springshare*Provides software support for Microsoft Suite and Adobe Pro*Monitors professional trends and best practices and makes recommendations*Consults with library faculty and staff regarding the design initiatives*Develops and maintains web pages for Library*Performs other related duties

Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in Educational Technology, Web Design, Interactive Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science, or a related field of study, with three years of experience as a web designer or website developer. Must have experience with user experience design and UX deliverables, such as site maps, site prototypes, and wire frames, along with Microsoft Suites and Adobe Pro.Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to manage complex website and web-based applications. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with customer service skills that will work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students to create and revise web pages.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: starting at $45,000

Contact: pa220.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=57259


Submission Date: 11/16/2021

Job Title: Library Supervisor - Circulation

Job Description: The purpose of this class is to manage and supervise the daily functions of the Circulation Department of the Hampton Memorial Library, as well as the library Courier Services and PCLS Volunteers. Serves as a member of the library administration team, assisting with the development of Circulation policies and procedures across the library system.ESSENTIAL TASKSManages, schedules, and supervises the daily functions of the Circulation Department of the Hampton Memorial Library and the library system Courier.Accepts and processes volunteer applications for the library system, works with branch managers and department leaders to schedule library volunteers.Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement; offers training, advice and assistance as needed.Participates in the development of Library policies and procedures; recommends policy and procedural changes to better meet Library and patron needs.Gathers, evaluates, and interprets statistical data concerning both library materials and patron use; prepares routine and special reports and recommendations as requested.Assists with ordering materials for library collection. Assesses the condition of Library materials; determines whether to repair or discard materials as necessary.Assists the public in a professional and courteous manner.Participates in annual budget requests for library system.Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints in areas of responsibility. Keeps supervisor informed of all issues and concerns encountered.Addresses patron concerns and/or complaints and makes adjustments to patron accounts as necessary.Performs administrative work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data.Attends continuing education classes, professional meetings, conferences and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills. Participates in training and development programs for department staff.Assists in development of strategic goals and objectives for the County library system.Prepares Library for opening and closing.Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university or current enrollment in a Master’s degree program with the intention of completing the MLS degree within 2 years and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a job related field. Must be eligible for Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:Must possess or acquire upon acceptance of position: a Professional, Pre-Professional, or Provisional Pre-Professional Certification from the S.C. State Library. Certification levels are based on education and experience.Must possess valid state driver’s license.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Requires 2 years.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full position description and how to apply, visit https://www.co.pickens.sc.us/freeform_jobposting_detail_T11_R96.php

Salary: $47,000 per year

Contact: Cassie Hamilton, [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/09/2021

Job Title: Acquisitions Assistant

Job Description: Acquisition AssistantWofford College invites applications for an acquisition assistant. Reporting to and working directly for the director of technical services, the acquisition assistant’s primary responsibilities are the accurate and timely purchase and receipt of library materials and equipment, and the maintenance and monitoring of library materials bookkeeping.The acquisitions assistant is a non-exempt position located in the Sandor Teszler Library, budgeted at minimally 40 hours per week. The normal work schedule is eight hours per day, five days per week. Most of the work performed is done with minimal supervision.RESPONSIBILITIES:90% General Duties• Search for titles in vendor platforms or publisher websites to determine availability and price for timely and fiscally responsible acquisitions.• Research integrated library system to identify network or community records to use for order record. Search OCLC catalog and upload catalog record for items not in integrated library system for purposes of acquisition record.• Create and edit order records with accurate codes indicating the date of receipt, price and any special handling instructions. Code items ordered to appropriate budget categories in integrated library system.• Track and resolve purchase requests in a timely manner. Keep records of patron requests, items which have not arrived and items unavailable for purchase. Conduct periodic reviews of lists.• Review invoices, verify exact title and activate resources in integrated library system.• Track, review and process invoices for the purchase and subscription of library resources. Verify that items on invoices have been received and calculate price changes.• Maintain vendor contact list in integrated library system. Correspond with vendors to resolve issues with shipments or account information.• Maintain financial records to meet fiduciary duty for the college’s retention period policy.• Establish yearly ledger, monitor funds and manage fiscal close in integrated library system.• Assist with library collections budget planning, forecasting and review of expenditures. Prepare financial reports with statistical analysis.• Assist with day-to-day projects and/or troubleshooting of acquisitions-related issues.• Effectively communicate with colleagues to resolve questions or problems regarding material orders, records and related issues.• Provide back-up for other acquisitions staff in their absence.10% Other Duties as Assigned• Participate in and support library and team-wide initiatives and assist in developing and achieving established goals.• Attend staff meetings, participate in seminars and training as needed in keeping current with library trends.• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:• Ability to work independently under general supervision.• Excellent problem solving and communication skills.• Thorough knowledge of bookkeeping, financial record keeping rules and procedures, and current budget systems.• Ability to use standard office hardware (i.e. computer, multifunction printer) and software (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook).• Demonstrable skills including the creation and use of spreadsheets and the ability to compute percentages and create formulas.• Accuracy and attention to detail.• Ability to prioritize work and use good time management.• Associate degree in accounting or bachelor’s degree.• Minimally two years of bookkeeping or financial accounting experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application materials must be submitted electronically to [email protected] with the subject line “Acquisition Assistant.” Application materials include: (1) a letter of interest explaining how the candidate qualifies for the position, (2) a current resume or curriculum vitae and (3) a list of three references, including contact information.For assured consideration, application materials must be received no later than midnight on Nov. 21, 2021.

Salary:

Contact: April Grey


Submission Date: 11/08/2021

Job Title: Children's and Youth Services Librarian

Job Description: Full time position for an energetic, creative, and highly motivated individual. Located by Lake Marion in the heart of South Carolina, the Harvin Clarendon County Library in Manning, SC serves a population of 31,000. Convenient to Columbia, Charleston, Sumter, and Florence – Clarendon County is a county with an active and vibrant community. The system currently operates with one facility and a bookmobile and, as a member of SCLENDS, has access to over 3 million items. Ideal candidate is one who has an enthusiasm for service to children, their families, and educators and the energy level necessary to provide services both in the library and through community outreach. Great position for a librarian seeking flexibility and community support, as well as opportunities for professional collaboration and continuing education, to implement innovative programs and services that will enhance the lives of the children and young adults in Clarendon County. Candidate must also be able to serve as the manager responsible for library operations in the occasional absence of the Director. General Position DescriptionUnder the general direction of the Library Director, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of services to children and is responsible for the maintenance of both the children’s collection. This position also assists with general circulation duties at the library in Manning and serves as the manager responsible for library operations in the Director's absence.Essential TasksThe tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work, knowledge, skills, and abilities as necessary.Plan and implement children’s programs, including storytime, outreach visits to schools and daycares, library tours, and summer reading activities.Serve as library liaison to community groups pertaining to children and literacy including Clarendon County First Steps and Save the Children. Develop and maintain contacts/relationships with childcare and after school programs or facilities in Clarendon County. Also recommend mobile library stops to childcare/after school facilities and evaluate effectiveness of these scheduled stops. Create promotional materials including fliers and booklists as they pertain to outreach and children’s services as well as monitor and update youth services related content for the library website and library social media account(s).Serve as manager of the library facility in the Director's absence. Managerial duties in the Director's absence primarily include handling customer service concerns, reporting any facility related repairs needed, and monitoring staff schedules. Perform general circulation duties including, but not limited to, checking items in and out, registering patrons, placing holds, collecting fines and fees, assisting with copier, print, and fax services.Perform general reference and reader’s advisory assistance.Shelve children’s materials and monitor the order and appearance of the children's area – maintaining a colorful, stimulating, and user-friendly environment.Assist patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library including card catalog, eBooks, databases, and Internet access computers.Assist co-workers with duties as requiredAttend continuing education classes, meetings and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills.EOE and ADA ComplianceThe Harvin Clarendon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the Library to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, and TrainingA Masters in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program is required. A minimum of two-years experience working in an educational, childcare, or library setting is required. Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license and safe driving record and clear/passing Criminal Background Check.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesMust enjoy working with a diverse population and have a particular interest in working with children and students.Must have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and be able to interpret child resources and services to the community.Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and represent the library in a wide variety of situations.Must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Proficiency in the use of a computer, especially with regards to web based programs, Microsoft Office, and library-related software is required.Must have the ability to reach, bend, grasp, stoop, stand for long periods of time, and be able to maneuver up to 50 pounds of library materials.Work a fixed flexible full time schedule that includes some evenings and Saturdays.Education, Experience, and Training

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send a resume and letter of interest to the Library Director. May be sent by e-mail to [email protected] or by mail to the library at 215 N Brooks Street – Manning, SC 29102. For full position job description, visit the Vacancies section at www.clarendoncountylibrary.com

Salary: Hiring Salary Range: $40,000 to $45,000 dependent upon experience/qualifications. Benefits package including health, sick leave, vacation time, and participation in SC Retirement System.

Contact: Charlotte Johnston [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/08/2021

Job Title: Librarian

Job Description: GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs professional library duties under direct or general supervision of Library Director or Office Manager; does related work as required.Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to:Creates, plans and coordinates programs both in the library and for outreach dependent on library needs.Serves as the library’s DISCUS and electronic databases coordinator (including library’s eBooks).Actively participates in development of long-term goals for the library.Fills interlibrary loan requests for patrons. Enforces policies and procedures in compliance with SCLENDS consortium rules and guidelines. Coordinates with staff on processing inter library loan requests between SCLENDS libraries.Performs collection development and maintenance for the adult services collection including reference and local history in collaboration with other staff.Assists in training and supervising specified staff and volunteers, and guiding priorities within activities and tasks. May oversee library in absence of higher staff.Receives and responds to the public and answers information requests.Writes monthly report and compiles statistics.Attends SCLENDS meetings for circulation and cataloging and workshops, conferences and training to professional library skills.May work at the circulation desk, answering reference questions, and providing readers’ advisory services and assisting with other front desk duties.May assist with content for website and social media in collaboration with other staff.This position requires the ability and willingness to travel and work at any library location within the county.Other duties as assigned.The Candidate: Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesDemonstrate a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills and flexibilityPossess solid organizational and communication skills (specifically writing and reading)Be energetic and enthusiastic with a positive attitudeHave an extensive knowledge and enjoyment of literatureMust be able to work independently with minimal supervision, be dependable, and complete tasks on schedule. A working knowledge of electronic databases of library materials and computer applications (specifically Microsoft Office and Google) and be comfortable and proficient using current technology. Needs to know how to work and use a cash register. Display knowledge or interest in emerging technologies.Exhibit creativity, initiative, and passion about developing library services that benefit the entire community.Genuinely enjoy a diverse population and interact with the public in a positive and constructive manner.Hours: This position is a full time salaried position working evenings and weekends as needed. This position has a benefits package including vacation and health insurance.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:ALA accredited MLS degree. Eligible for or holds South Carolina library certification.Valid driver’s license with safe driving recordMust be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background checkMust be able to lift 20 pounds

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: Starting pay for this salaried position is: $37,000

Contact: If you have any questions, contact Carol Lewis, Office Manager, Chester County Library. [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/08/2021

Job Title: Assistant Director Customer Engagement & Community Outreach (Library Services)

Job Description: The position is currently listed as “ASSISTANT LIBRARY DIRECTOR – LIBRARY SERVICES” on the Clayton County Website. The listed description does not accurately describe the position. See below.Salary: $69,990.48NEW POSITION TITLE: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT & COMMUNITY OUTREACHGENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible administrative work involving a broad range of work of significant difficulty including; planning, directing and coordinating public library outreach and Customer Engagement. Consults with Director, Deputy Director, and Assistant Directors as part of the library administrative team.SUPERVISION: Reports directly to the Director of Library Services.SUPERVISES; (i.e. Financial Literacy Coordinator, Health Literacy Coordinator, Branch Manager & others as assigned).· ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Performs and supervises outreach for library functions, manages & coordinates system-wide public engagement and orchestrates marketing for library programming & managing social media . Works with all locations on system-wide program planning, outreach team coordination and special events. Creates programs, services, and products that support in-person and digital access for diverse populations. The Customer Engagement & Community Outreach AD will serve as a liaison to county departments, initiatives, and support endeavors in the community, as well as, work collaboratively with branches and community partners to ensure the programs uphold equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility values and a commitment to seamless access to information for all citizens. Assists in preparation of budgets & the annual reports, supervises in-service training courses for staff, trains staff; develops goals and objectives; assists with development of consumer health, financial and information literacy collections, evaluates system-wide needs, prepares work schedules; coordinates work of assigned staff; participates in hiring employees, supervises the use of library facilities for public library-sponsored programs; represents the library at professional meetings; creates and supervise appropriate exhibits and displays; coordinates library programs with community needs; keeps abreast of developments in the subspecialty of consumer health & financial literacy, troubleshoots problems, instructs staff and assists with all community events. .Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the library’s strategic goals and initiatives by working with the branch staff, outreach teams, and outreach coordinators to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.·· This position also supervises the coordination of all aspects of local & national health and financial literacy programming. Works with staff conducting outreach to community-based organizations to develop health & financial literacy programs, patron-centric civic programming and activities based on community literacy needs, develops and maintains community partnerships, identifies opportunities for Library participation in local community outreach events and aligns with community partners to create awareness, engagement, and retention of participants in library sponsored, health, finance and other related programming. This position works in collaboration with the national, regional, & local health program partners, as well as with national, regional, & local financial partners, local schools & universities, and non-profit and for-profit partners to develop, pilot, model, and evaluate community engagement activities, emphasizes outreach to underrepresented populations and assists with writing and managing grants. This position coordinates and collaborates with local programs and non-profit organizations in addition to local financial partners to provide access to resources, digital collection outreach services, and expertise to support public and community literacy. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Recommends purchases of books and supplies; compiles periodic statistics; supervises the handling of gifts (books, DVD, etc.); coordinates and supervises marketing efforts related to work as required.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various office equipment. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Must perform highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge. Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with some interruption. Must be able to remember task/assignment given to self and others over long periods of time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:· KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage. High level of comfort with program planning, implementation, and evaluation.· Experience building sustainable community relationships. Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, methods and administration; thorough knowledge of library marketing engagement and outreach, knowledge of office practices; ability to review administrative library challenges and determine appropriate solutions and procedures; must be computer literate; must have thorough knowledge of databases, knowledge of methods utilized to determine community information needs and evaluation of information services; ability to develop, organize, coordinate, train and direct the work of professional and paraprofessional subordinate employees, ability to write grants and prepare statistical reports; a background in health sciences librarianship is desirable; familiarity in current technology trends, ability to deal harmoniously with others. .EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Master’s Degree in library science and five (5) years’ library administrative experience. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid State of Georgia Librarian’s Professional Graduate Certification prior to attaining permanent appointment status. Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals is preferred.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:· KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage. High level of comfort with program planning, implementation, and evaluation.· Experience building sustainable community relationships. Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, methods and administration; thorough knowledge of library marketing engagement and outreach, knowledge of office practices; ability to review administrative library challenges and determine appropriate solutions and procedures; must be computer literate; must have thorough knowledge of databases, knowledge of methods utilized to determine community information needs and evaluation of information services; ability to develop, organize, coordinate, train and direct the work of professional and paraprofessional subordinate employees, ability to write grants and prepare statistical reports; a background in health sciences librarianship is desirable; familiarity in current technology trends, ability to deal harmoniously with others. .EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Master’s Degree in library science and five (5) years’ library administrative experience. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid State of Georgia Librarian’s Professional Graduate Certification prior to attaining permanent appointment status. Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals is preferred.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $69,990.48

Contact: https://www.claytoncountyga.gov/employment


Submission Date: 11/05/2021

Job Title: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian 1

Job Description: LIBRARIAN 1, Cataloger/ Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services.Full-time position for an energetic, team-oriented individual with strong customer service skills. Under general supervision, candidate will perform original cataloging, complex copy cataloging, and authority control work using CCPL cataloging standards. Will also be assigned other projects to meet the mission of the department. May assist library generalists with routine copy cataloging and review their work. May work with other staff to improve the patron experience with discovery layers in addition to the classic catalog.Basic clerical and general office work. Must be comfortable working with staff and patrons with all levels of cataloging knowledge. Candidate should be a good listener and communicator, present an upbeat, cheerful attitude, enjoy working cooperatively as a team member, and place top priority on customer service. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to meet the changing needs of the department. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS:  ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Prefer public library experience. Knowledge of current cataloging standards. Must possess excellent customer service skills, ability to get along well with others and to communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgment when communicating with library staff. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and sitting. Prior library experience helpful but not necessary. Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: go to www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application. Please be sure to upload cover letter and resume, when prompted, and fully complete the application.Charleston County requires employees to be COVID vaccinated or submit an exemption form. We also wear masks and practice social distancing.

Salary: $44,782.40 - $50,440.00 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 11/04/2021

Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian

Job Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTIONThe Research and Instruction Librarian serves as the primary contact for research assistance and oversees the day-to-day activities of the library reference desk. In addition to research help, the Research and Instruction Librarian coordinates and administers all of the library’s instructional services and acts as the electronic resources manager. This is a full-time, salaried, 12-month, exempt position, and is located on SWU's main campus in Central, SC. Reports to the Director of Library Services. Projected hire date is December 1, 2021.RESPONSIBILITIESThe Research and Instruction Librarian coordinates all of the library’s research and instructional services for on campus students and faculty and manages the library’s electronic resources.1. Provide research assistance for on campus students and faculty.2. Coordinate research desk staffing and schedule.3. Coordinate the library’s instructional calendar.4. Prepare and present library instructional sessions.5. Develop appropriate assessment of library instruction.6. Coordinate the development and delivery of library information, including library web pages, LibGuides, mySWU portal, PRIMO Discovery service, OpenAthens, and other services, as needed.7. Participate in library planning and the development of library policies and procedures.8. Participate in collection development.9. Serve as liaison to assigned academic departments.10. Serve on PASCAL committees or working groups.11. Perform basic library operational duties, as needed.12. Help maintain the library’s social media accounts.13. Attend faculty meetings and serve on committees as assigned.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS1. MLS or MLIS degree from ALA accredited institution required.2. Ability and desire to teach.3. Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently.4. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential.5. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required.6. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with little supervision.7. Experience with providing high quality reference services with a variety of print and online resources.8. SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals; the ideal candidate will be familiar with library database subscriptions, and have a high comfort level with web-based, mobile and PC applications including but not limited to the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).9. Experience with ExLibris Alma Primo preferred. OTHER REQUIREMENTSMission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.Physical/Environmental Requirements1. Visual acuity necessary to do editorial work, proof documents, and manage files.2. Requires ability to sit for periods of time in an interior office environment. May require infrequent lifting of objects up to 10 pounds, and occasionally items up to 20 pounds.3. Evening and weekend work, as assigned.4. Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion of a criminal background screening.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://my.swu.edu/ICS/Employment/Welcome.jnz

Salary:

Contact: Joni Addis


Submission Date: 11/03/2021

Job Title: Human Sciences Librarian

Job Description: Auburn University Libraries invites applications for the position of Human Sciences Librarian. There is still time to apply. We seek a librarian eager to serve as liaison to the College of Human Sciences, supporting programs of research, teaching, and outreach in the College’s departments of Consumer and Design Sciences, Human Development & Family Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, & Hospitality Management, and Office of Global Education. This is a tenure-track position and librarians at Auburn University have faculty rank and status, as well as access to a generous professional development budget and supportive colleagues. The Libraries has a long history of partnerships with various departments and units across campus and is well-regarded among students, faculty, and campus administrators. With a relatively low cost of living, an excellent public school system, and an active arts and entertainment scene, Auburn is a thriving family-friendly and diverse community. Residents overwhelmingly rate the city as a great place to live, work, and raise a family. A large, land-grant institution, Auburn University’s beautiful campus is located conveniently along the I-85 corridor less than 60 miles northeast of Montgomery, Alabama, and about 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia.Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For the full position description and application deadlines, please visit https://www.auemployment.com/postings/25211

Salary:

Contact: Juliet Rumble, Human Sciences Librarian Search [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/03/2021

Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian

Job Description: J. Drake Edens Library at Columbia College seeks an energetic, friendly, service-oriented, and collaborative librarian who will serve as the Research and Instruction Librarian. This is an on-site, full time 11-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Librarian level. Reporting to the Library Director, this position is one of five staff who work collaboratively to support students, faculty, and staff in an inclusive community. Faculty expectations include participating in faculty governance, committee memberships, scholarship, service to the profession, and service to the College.Major Responsibilities:Plans, coordinates and participates in the delivery of virtual and in-person library instruction to students, faculty, and staffCreates and maintains Libguides, electronic research guides to materials and services for general library use as well as for specific classes and assignmentsParticipates in library activities involving students (e.g., displays, library programming)Participates in Reference Desk rotation, and electronic Reference using e-mail and LibChat.Assumes responsibility for the library during regularly scheduled evenings and weekends, including supervising student assistantsParticipates in the collection development of resources for the Reference and General Collections

Qualifications: Required qualifications:Master’s Degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s program (MLS/MLIS)Ability to work collaboratively and independently in support of library initiativesThis is an entry-level position and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Preferred qualifications:Flexibility, initiative, and a sense of humorExperience with instruction or with working with college studentsWillingness to take on other projects

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: If interested in applying for this position, submit resume, cover letter, the names and contact information of three professional references through the online submission website @ https://www.columbiasc.edu/about/employment.

Salary:

Contact: Jane Tuttle, Library Director, [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/02/2021

Job Title: Tech Team Librarian I

Job Description: Librarian / Technology Librarian / Main BranchFull-time entry-level position for an energetic, team-oriented librarian. Performs a variety of library functions under professional supervision of the Tech Team Manager. Responsible for training staff and the general public in the use of technology, including software, online tools, and mobile devices, during classes, programs, and public computer sessions. Assistance may be provided in person, by phone, or by email. Duties include developing training materials for in-person and virtual programs, conducting in-person classes and recording virtual programs for staff and the public, submitting promotional requests and creating related flyers, managing the department’s list of email subscribers, and designing and sending the monthly email. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations, including assisting at other departments’ service desks, providing roving customer service, and periodic supervisory duties of the entire facility. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Library experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgment when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: go to www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application. Please be sure to upload cover letter and resume, when prompted, and fully complete the application.Charleston County requires employees to be COVID vaccinated or submit an exemption form. We also wear masks and practice social distancing.

Salary: $44,782.40 - $50,440.00 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 11/02/2021

Job Title: Children's Librarian

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

Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Library experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgment when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To apply: go to www.ccpl.org/careers and submit an online application. Please be sure to upload cover letter and resume, when prompted, and fully complete the application.Charleston County requires employees to be COVID vaccinated or submit an exemption form. We also wear masks and practice social distancing.

Salary: $44,782.40 - $50,440.00 annually commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 11/01/2021

Job Title: Business Librarian

Job Description: Essential Duties and Responsibilities:This faculty member will be a part of the Collection Management team and will report to the Coordinator of Collection Management.Librarians work in a collegial team-based environment, are members of the University faculty, and engage in active programs of scholarship and professional service. The Library offers strong support for professional development activities, including publishing, presenting, and attending conferences and workshops.Responsibilities include:Collection management - Work collaboratively as a member of the Collection Management Team, participating in collection analysis, materials selection, budget management, and policy development. - Select and manage information resources that address the teaching and research needs of faculty and students in business subject areas. - Determine resource needs of business departments/programs and advocate for a suitable annual fund allocation. - Follow information trends in assigned areas, and keep track of curricular changes.Instruction & Outreach - Serve as liaison to the Walker College of Business, providing strong outreach efforts across undergraduate and graduate programs. - Participate in the Library’s instruction program for business students and faculty, including classroom instruction, individual research consultations, and reference services, both on-campus and online. - Assist in the assessment of information literacy instruction and reference services. - Serve as the primary contact for questions about the collection, intellectual property and licensing agreements. - Maintain regular communication with the faculty and students in the Walker College of Business.

Qualifications: Minimum QualificationsALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree.Subject knowledge of one or more business disciplines.Commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.Knowledge of collection management. Experience in teaching and instruction.Ability to work effectively with diverse library users and colleagues. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively or in a team setting. Excellent written communication skills.Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)Additional degree in a business discipline.Experience with collection management and making purchase decisions for business resources.Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion.Experience providing user-centered services with business and management resources, preferably in an academic library setting. Proficiency with computer technology, library software, and teaching with technology.Knowledge of intellectual property, fair use, copyright, and licensing agreements.Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Closing Date: 1/09/22Review of applications begins: 1/10/22For more information and to apply: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/30689

Salary:

Contact: Margaret Gregor [email protected] Mollie Peuler [email protected]


Submission Date: 11/01/2021

Job Title: Librarian II - Youth Services

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

Qualifications: ALA accredited MLIS/MLS3 - 5 years of professional library experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://lex-co.sc.gov/employment

Salary: $44,095 - $47,181

Contact: Lexington County Human Resources (803) 359-8000


Submission Date: 10/29/2021

Job Title: Branch Manager

Job Description: Position Title: Branch Manager – Tifton-Tift County Public LibraryType of Position: Full time, benefit earningSalary: starting at $59,000Job Summary:The Tifton-Tift County Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the Coastal Plain Regional Library System, is seeking a dynamic, experienced, multi-skilled employee to manage the operations of a busy public library. A successful candidate will have a passion for public service, excellent written and oral communication skills, and well-developed organizational and leadership skills. The Branch Manager is the face of the library in the local community and will interact directly with the Library Board of Trustees, local elected officials, civic groups, and other organizations. The Branch Manager will be a driving force in the community for improving literacy and promoting life-long learning for all ages. A successful candidate will have experience in working with diverse groups of people and promoting inclusivity. The Branch Manager will lead a team of 10-12 staff and should be intentional in recruiting a diverse staff that mirrors the community. For more information, see the full job description on the enclosed pages or visit the library’s website at www.cprl.org/employment.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: ●MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution/GA Librarian License Grade 5b or higher, or ability to obtain upon hire●Three years of customer service experience, preferably in a public library setting●Two years supervisory or administrative level experiencePreferred skills/knowledge:●Bilingual (English/Spanish)●Experience in overseeing facility maintenance●Understanding of and experience with the PINES Consortium, powered by Evergreen (ILS)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Application Instructions:Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:Sandy Hester at [email protected] or mail to:Attn: Branch Manager PositionCoastal Plain Regional Library2014 Chestnut Ave.Tifton, GA 31794Application Deadline: open until filled (first review date: November 8, 2021)

Salary: starting at $59,000/yearly

Contact: Sandy Hester, DirectorCoastal Plain Regional Library System2014 Chestnut Ave.Tifton, GA 31794 [email protected](229) 386-3400


Submission Date: 10/28/2021

Job Title: Health Sciences Librarian

Job Description: The Clemson University Libraries seek a service-focused, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support health sciences education and research at a dynamic public research university that focuses on student success by targeting four strategic priority areas: Research, Engagement, the Academic Core, and the Living Environment. Clemson’s partnership with health care systems has created the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR), a multidisciplinary unit that facilitates medical research and scholarship. In addition, Clemson’s School of Nursing received recognition by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.The Health Sciences Librarian provides research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach for the department of Public Health Sciences, School of Nursing, and CUSHR. The successful candidate will collaborate with university partners and institutes to develop and support innovative programs and services. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.Responsibilities of the Health Sciences Librarian include:Research Services Serves as the primary liaison for the department of Public Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, and CUSHR; connects faculty and students with information and resources to support all aspects of the research lifecycle and builds professional relationships that facilitate research and student success Collaborates with librarian teams to design and deliver services, instruction, and programming to support education and research in the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences and the College of Science Provides general reference services (on-call and virtual) as well as in-depth research consultations in liaison areas. May include night and weekend virtual reference. Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support innovative initiatives including open access, research impact analysis, open educational resources, data management services, and data visualization Provide support and search assistance for evidence-based literature reviews, including systematic reviews. Assists faculty with the creation and evaluation of data management plans, analysis of research impact, and development of grant proposals. Support students and faculty at the Clemson School of Nursing Greenville campus through in-person and virtual outreach, instruction, and research consultations. Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions Instruction & Outreach Teaches course-related library instruction sessions both in person and online; designs and develops instructional materials and assessments for classes Creates and maintains library subject and course research guides (LibGuides) and other instructional tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively use library resources Participates in instructional, outreach, and information literacy initiatives Collection Development Builds and manages library collections to support curriculum and research for liaison departments, including updating collection policies, selecting print and electronic materials, and weeding Works with liaison teams to determine shared collection purchases and priorities. Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals. Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community. Service Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries At least one year of experience providing information and research services in a library Demonstrated ability to consult with and advise researchers about core nursing and health science reference tools (CINAHL, MEDLINE) and citation management software Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in the workplace Preferred: Undergraduate or advanced degree in health or life sciences Experience conducting or supporting health sciences or nursing research Teaching experience, which may include designing online resources, consulting with individual researchers or project teams, and planning in-person or virtual workshops or class sessions Demonstrated ability to carry out a liaison program through outreach, building relationships, and providing library services and support to diverse stakeholders Experience conducting systematic reviews, meta-analysis, or related research projects Current or expressed desire to pursue Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) certification Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio:http://apply.interfolio.com/96615. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by Friday, November 12, 2021 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Minimum $61,000

Contact: Bobby Hollandsworth


Submission Date: 10/25/2021

Job Title: Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian

Job Description: Join a welcoming team that’s transforming library and campus community culture by offering a sense of place, purpose, value, and belonging on the Winthrop campus and in the surrounding community. The Ida Jane Dacus Library seeks a solution-focused, collaborative, and advocacy-oriented Digital Strategies and Systems Librarian who leverages current and emerging standards and practices to ensure the integrity of the Library and Archives’ discovery, repository, and other technological systems and associated hardware and software. Reporting to the Head of Content Services, the Digital Strategies & Systems Librarian works collaboratively with library and archives employees, as well as campus-wide partners and vendors to provide leadership in the maintenance and development of the library’s integrated library system, website, and institutional repository. This person in this role provides collegial guidance in associated policies, workflows, and procedures in order to support the teaching and scholarship of the Winthrop community. The successful candidate implements a guiding leadership ethos, applies creative approaches to problem solving, and considers the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Core Organizational Values – and Winthrop University’s values – of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in their daily and collaborative work. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position, and rank will be assigned at the assistant or associate level, commensurate with experience.

Qualifications: Required ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency with Ex Libris Alma. Demonstrated proficiency with metadata tools and standards, such as RDA, Dublin Core, MARC. Preferred: People interested in this position may find the following skills and qualifications beneficial to performing the responsibilities of this role. At least two years of supervisory experience. Two or more years of project management experience. Working knowledge of OAI-PMH and metadata mapping. Experience using CSS, XML, HTML, and SQL. Experience as administrator of institutional repositories such as Digital Commons. Experience as administrator of Springshare products. Experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues. Familiarity with web site administration and management. Ability to communicate complex technical information to multiple types of stakeholders and audiences.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Go to https://apply.interfolio.com/94983 to apply via interfolio.Please submit the following items: Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Names, titles, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references; A statement on how you would implement a sense of welcome through this position (500 words or fewer); and All graduate degree transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at this stage). All materials should be submitted electronically. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled.

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

Contact: Cody Walters [email protected] 


Submission Date: 10/21/2021

Job Title: Discovery and Systems Librarian

Job Description: The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Discovery and Systems Librarian to lead and manage integrated library systems (ILS) and library services platforms (LSP) for cataloging and acquisitions modules, focusing on system configuration, troubleshooting, training, analytics, and documentation. The librarian collects and manages departmental and collection statistics processes. The Librarian works collaboratively with other departments to develop and implement efficiencies in technology use and workflow related to batch loads, data normalization, and other bibliographic maintenance.

Qualifications: Required: Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.Preferred:SystemsDemonstrated knowledge of working with integrated library systems (ILS) and/or library services platforms (LSP).Experience with ExLibris’s Alma/Primo platform is highly desirable.Experience determining and configuring back-end functionality in an ILS (configuring cataloging rules, import tables, etc.)Familiarity with networking concepts such as security certificates, domain name systems, port numbers.Knowledge of current and emerging models and tools used by libraries for resource discovery. CatalogingThree years of recent cataloging/metadata experience in an academic or research library.Knowledge of current descriptive and subject cataloging practices such as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 formats, and authority control.Proficiency with software programs/products associated with library functions (e.g., Alma, Primo, OpenAthens, OCLC systems and services, MARCEdit, OpenRefine, etc.). Preferred: familiarity with PHP or Python, XML/XSLT, SQL and API web services.Demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented and repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy.Experience with bulk importing and exporting of cataloging/metadata records.Experience developing cataloging/metadata policies and creating documentation to improve communication and processes.Familiarity with emerging trends in linked data, such as BIBFRAME, RDF, SKOS, etc.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For a full job description and additional information visit our Web site at https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/37558.ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #008618)Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.

Salary:

Contact: Shoko Tokoro, [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/20/2021

Job Title: Director of Training

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resumeJOB TITLE: Director of Training, Grade 30LOCATION: Headquarters LibraryDATE AVAILABLE: December 1, 2021SALARY: $58,127 yearly HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9:00am -6:00pmNote: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed).EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school. Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Stays informed of training needs and best training practices through staff interactions and reading of current journals, websites, and literature•Connects training to the Library’s Mission, Vision and Goals•Clearly communicates SCPL’s Mission, Vision, Goals, and philosophy of training to staff•Oversees the Learning Management System to communicate, schedule and track staff training •Supervises and evaluates the Instructional Assistant and Training Assistant •Designs and presents training curriculum, including new employee training and supervisor training.•Oversees the training budget and prepares reports as needed to evaluate resources•Coordinates the library’s annual Staff Day and related events•Prepares reports to evaluate staff training outcomes and develops systemwide training initiatives•Represents SCPL at conferences and events related to trainingKNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and practices with three years of public library experience and supervisory experience•Thorough understanding of training methods for a variety of learning styles•Excellent technology skills including experience with MS Office•Experience with a Learning Management System•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid Driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach•Must complete pre-employment testingThe Library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and practices with three years of public library experience and supervisory experience•Thorough understanding of training methods for a variety of learning styles•Excellent technology skills including experience with MS Office•Experience with a Learning Management System•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid Driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach•Must complete pre-employment testing

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs Email application to [email protected]

Salary: $58,127 yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046[email protected]


Submission Date: 10/20/2021

Job Title: Assistant Director of Circulation

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Circulation, Grade 24LOCATION: Headquarters LibraryDATE AVAILABLE: December 1, 2021SALARY: $43,375 yearlyHOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:45am -5:45pm, plus one evening, occasional weekendsEDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school (or bachelor’s degree with equivalent years of public library experience including supervisory responsibilities) Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Supervises the daily workflow of staff of the Circulation Department, including scheduling, assisting with all circulation duties and maintaining organization and neatness•Keeps current with library events, SCPL Intranet Announcements, calendar and meeting room reservations•Supervises and regularly meets with assistants, clerks and pages to coordinate training, guide their work, and evaluate their performance •Communicates ideas, concerns and solutions to the supervisor that affect staff, workflow, patron services, circulation policies and procedures•Plans and assists with programs to promote library card sign up and community outreach•Sets standards for the department to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with patron account services, photocopy machines, payment kiosks, self-check machines, or other library equipment•Communicates collection changes as it relates to shelving and collection maintenance •Handles patron complaints related to fines and circulation policies•May assist with bookmobile schedules and substitute assistants as well as ILL requests and materials processing•Remains aware of security and safety concerns taking appropriate action as neededKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school (or bachelor’s degree with equivalent years of public library experience including supervisory responsibilities)•Thorough knowledge of the procedures, practices and equipment of a public library, specifically circulation services•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail•Strong technology skills and ability to work with a variety of devices, software and audio-visual equipment•Experience with MS Office•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 and organized with the ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to branch locationsThe Library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school (or bachelor’s degree with equivalent years of public library experience including supervisory responsibilities)•Thorough knowledge of the procedures, practices and equipment of a public library, specifically circulation services•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail•Strong technology skills and ability to work with a variety of devices, software and audio-visual equipment•Experience with MS Office•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 and organized with the ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to branch locations Must complete pre-employment testing.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs Email application to [email protected]

Salary: 43,375 Yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046 [email protected] 


Submission Date: 10/20/2021

Job Title: Collection Development Librarian- Fiction

Job Description: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resumeJOB TITLE: Collection Development Librarian- Fiction, Grade 23LOCATION: Headquarters LibraryDATE AVAILABLE: December 1, 2021SALARY: $41,310 yearly HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9:00am -6:00pm Note: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes (may be asked to work other times as needed).EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school. Must complete pre-employment testing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Responsible for curation and maintenance of collections according to the SCPL Materials Selection Policy•Identify materials for purchase based on professional reviews, collection analysis and library trends•Analyze and maintain balanced and attractive collection through holds lists, circulation data and community demographics•Coordinate weeding with department heads and branch staff•Collaborate with cataloging librarians to maintain and improve accessibility of materials in the online catalog•Manage collection-related funds carefully and evenly over the fiscal yearKNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principals with collection experience related to literary and genre fiction•Experience maintaining large budgets•Excellent technology skills and experience with MS Office•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude •Understanding of the role of equity, diversity, and inclusion in library collections•Awareness of cultural and literary trends and knowledge of publishing industry•Must complete pre-employment testingThe Library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Applications are available at all checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: •Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school•Thorough knowledge of professional library principals with collection experience related to literary and genre fiction•Experience maintaining large budgets•Excellent technology skills and experience with MS Office•Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility•Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude •Understanding of the role of equity, diversity, and inclusion in library collections•Awareness of cultural and literary trends and knowledge of publishing industry•Must complete pre-employment testing

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: http://spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs Email Application to [email protected]

Salary: 41310 Yearly

Contact: Kayleigh Kehm Human Resources Interview Specialist Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306 (864) 285-9046[email protected]


Submission Date: 10/16/2021

Job Title: Associate Dean for Organizational Performance and Inclusion

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks an experienced, dynamic leader to serve as our inaugural Associate Dean for Organizational Performance and Inclusion. This division supports the success of Libraries’ employees and the well-being of the organization. The name of the position recognizes the importance of leadership in two key areas: supporting individual and organizational development, and sustaining a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This position would also oversee the work of leaders in other administration areas: information technology infrastructure, marketing and communications, facilities/learning environments, personnel, strategic planning, and assessment. This is a new position created as part of a recent reorganization, aligning Clemson with our R1 peers. The successful candidate would be one of three new associate deans who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Libraries and setting the Libraries’ strategic directions as a member of its Senior Leadership Team. Clemson Libraries seeks to provide an inclusive environment for all members of the Clemson community and aspires to be a national leader in EDI. Plans are also in motion for a renovation of Cooper Library, a campus centerpiece, in the next 5-10 years.Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, this is a 12-month administrative faculty position with faculty rank and status. As a member of the Libraries’ faculty, the successful candidate will pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service, and professional development. Responsibilities:1.Ensures a healthy work environment for all employees through the development of clear communication channels, an inclusive organizational culture, and a learning organization which encourages ongoing employee development.2.Leads and facilitates equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts with an emphasis on sustained action and cultural transformation. Includes oversight of the Libraries’ EDI committee and its Library Resident program.3.Designs, implements, and evaluates recruitment, onboarding, and retention programs for employees and student assistants 4.Leads Libraries’ strategic planning efforts. 5.Monitors trends and developments in organizational development and EDI, as well as other areas of oversight.6.With the Head of IT infrastructure, implements and manages library systems.7.With the Director of Marketing and Communications, fosters the development of the Libraries’ brand and shares stories of the Libraries’ impact on student success and faculty research.8.With the Director of Learning Environments, manages the Libraries’ facilities, including space planning and renovations.9.With the Assessment Librarian, develops an ongoing assessment program for the Libraries.10.Manages and supports the development of 6 direct reports.11.Brings members of the new division together to create a cohesive team.12.Serves as a member of the Libraries’ Senior Leadership Team. 13.With the other associate deans, serves as the dean in his/her absence.Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities:• Develops a focused program of high-quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals.Service:• Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.Required Qualifications/Experience: •ALA-accredited graduate degree •At least five years of management/supervisory experience in progressively responsible positions in an academic library •Demonstrated experience leading equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives•Demonstrated experience in organizational development and change management•Record of professional librarianship, research/scholarship, and service that would merit tenure at the Associate Librarian rank or higher.Preferred Qualifications/Experience:•Record of involvement in national equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives•Experience with recruitment, onboarding, and retention programs•Experience with strategic planning and assessment•Experience managing complex projects•Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork•Second graduate or other advanced degree.Salary and Benefits: Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Minimum $110,000. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity. Location: Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented Carnegie Research One university in a college town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. 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 from Charlotte and Atlanta. University and Libraries Diversity statement: Clemson University Libraries seeks to best serve our community through creating a welcoming environment in which diverse ideas and perspectives come together to achieve common goals. We are committed to the practice of inclusion as it is essential to the continued success not only of Clemson University but of the library and information science profession. We embrace Clemson’s core values of integrity, honesty, and respect, and add to those the ideals of compassion, dignity, and historical awareness so that Clemson Libraries’ staff, collections, spaces, and services inform the interest, information, and enlightenment of all who we serve. Clemson University is an AA/EEO 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:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/96614. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by Monday, November 29, 2021 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: Minimum $110,000

Contact: Scott M. Dutkiewicz, Library Chair: [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/14/2021

Job Title: Evening Services Librarian in the Daniel Library

Job Description: The Citadel’s Daniel Library is seeking a librarian who can work until 10:00 PM Sunday-Thursday, and 9:00 PM in the summer. This person will bring a positive and creative approach to problem-solving, serving as a collaborative colleague and partner in relationship building. This person will be a strong presence in the campus community, building and maintaining close relationships with faculty and students in order to meet their teaching, learning, research, and publication needs. This position ­­includes instruction and reference to engage students in the learning process by providing instruction sessions, workshops, and online guides and tutorials. They will provide individual research assistance, including consultations, and participate in collection development. They will serve as liaison to campus groups and academic disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to: Work in a team environment, with a focus on continuously enhancing the user experience Provide research and technology assistance through individual consultations at the Research and Information Desk, through virtual reference services, and during library instruction sessions Maintain contact with liaison area faculty members to provide services, information, and collection developmentDevelop online library LibGuides for general and specific course curriculum Teach instructional sessions at all degree levels, to include the freshman orientation courses Participate in campus-wide and in-house library assessment programs Additionally, ongoing professional development in the areas of instruction, technology, and reference skills is expected. Promotion is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, scholarship, and service to the college and community. The Daniel Library at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina invites applications for a Reference and Instruction Librarian. This is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenured faculty position.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science Minimum of one year of higher education library instruction and reference experience, or its equivalent Strong computing, communication, interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills Demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues in a collaborative team-based organization and flexibility in adapting to change Preferred Qualifications: Experience instructing students in the use of library information resources, and presenting information literacy concepts Passion for, and dedication to, students and faculty outreach Experience with creating online general and course-specific library tutorials which can be embedded in CanvasProficiency in library information technology or desire to learn Subject-specific knowledge or interest

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://jobs.citadel.edu/cw/en-us/job/496088/evening-services-librarian-in-the-daniel-library Note: In addition to the online application, a cover letter and resume are required. Please address specifically your experience with instruction, online teaching, reference, and liaison collaborative/innovative projects to which you have contributed or led, and why you would like to become a Citadel Librarian. Briefly describe your professional philosophy or values. Some weekend hours and minimal travel are required. The Citadel is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual, or group of individuals, on the basis of age, color, race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information or veteran’s status in its employment practices. The Citadel has a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment. We encourage applications from minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Salary: $52,00-$53,000

Contact: The Citadel Human Resources Department 843-953-6922


Submission Date: 10/14/2021

Job Title: Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) Systems Librarian

Job Description: PASCAL is a consortium of 56 college and university libraries housed within the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. PASCAL provides resources and support for academic libraries. The consortium fosters cooperation on a broad range of issues including shared licensing of electronic resources, universal borrowing, collaborative collection management, affordable learning and library systems support. The Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) Systems Librarian is a member of the PASCAL team that supports the management of the SLSP for participating South Carolina academic libraries. The SLSP is a 55-member library Ex Libris Alma and Primo implementation with a shared “Network Zone” and 53 “Institution Zones.” Reporting to the SLSP Coordinator, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating and providing direct technical support for the libraries in PASCAL’s SLSP. The incumbent works in close cooperation with members of PASCAL’s Content and Services Team, and a variety of external stakeholders through the consortia’s Collaborative Management Framework in order to facilitate system support. The job duties for this position include but are not limited to the following:Provides and coordinates SLSP system management, implementation of ancillary tools (3rd party software, APIs, etc.) as needed to better support library operations.Analyzes, documents, and resolves system issues and coordinates responses with the vendor, PASCAL staff, and the libraries.Coordinates or provides training and support so that library staff can achieve effective and efficient use of the system. Provides front-line user support in a variety of formats, including via help desk software.Coordinates new software releases and evaluates the functionality of optional features for the system.In conjunction with member librarians, researches, evaluates, and makes recommendations relating to external third-party products that may provide enhanced functionality or services based on the shared system. Serves as a functional expert and provides leadership in one or more system functional areas. These may include discovery access and design, fulfillment, metadata, electronic resource management, system administration, etc.Participates in a project management-based approach to advance the adoption and use of the system, particularly in pursuit of objectives as outlined in PASCAL’s strategic agenda. Actively participates in and represents PASCAL in various internal and external working groups, as appropriate.Provides technical support for internal operations and activities which may include desktop and network support; website, and project management and ticketing toolsets (e.g. LibGuides, Basecamp, etc.) May be involved in training of graduate student assistants and/or interns upon occasion.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Masters’ Degree in Library Science. Significant additional experience that specifically and directly includes preferred requirements related to library systems management will be considered in Lieu of the MLS degree. Library systems support experience. Experience supporting and troubleshooting information technology systems, including training. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Additional Requirements: Knowledge and experience of systems support for automated library systems. Knowledge of academic library operations and current library organization, procedures and services including technical support, catalog management, collection development, or reference services. Ability to work independently and exercise initiative. Ability to coordinate work with others in a team environment. This position may require overnight travel. This position may require employee to work evenings and weekends. Preferred Qualifications:At least 2-3 years demonstrated experience managing integrated library systems Experience managing Alma and/or Primo VEExperience with multiple areas of library operations including systems, fulfillment, discovery, resource management, metadata, etc.Experience developing and maintaining websites, particularly using the Springshare suite of toolsExperience operating within a library consortium environmentInterface design experienceProject management training or experience, including use of complex toolsExperience developing and maintaining user support activities and toolsExperience providing internal office technical support

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To read a full description, please review the posting on our website: https://pascalsc.libguides.com/blog/Were-Hiring-Shared-Systems-Librarian-Position-Now-OpenSubmit an application: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc?keywords=%2060021341The deadline for applications is November 14, 2021.

Salary:

Contact: Rick Moul, PASCAL Executive [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/14/2021

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Library & Information Studies (2 Positions, F0494A1/F0970A1, Tenured/Tenure Track)

Job Description: The Old Dominion University Darden College of Education and Professional Studies is inviting applications for two tenure track positions as Assistant/Associate Professors of Library Studies. Start date for the positions will be July 2022. The ODU Master of Library and Information Studies is a new degree currently in initial candidacy for Accreditation with the American Library Association. Faculty are committed to growing a program with a national reputation for our commitment to leadership, social justice, and authentic practice. We currently offer students pathways in assessment & evaluation, school librarianship, youth services, and instructional librarianship preparing students for professional positions in libraries, archives and other information spaces. We invite applicants interested in building upon the program’s current strengths through contributions of innovative scholarship, curriculum, pedagogy, leadership and discovery. DutiesResponsibilities include:1.Producing high quality research for publication in top-ranked journals;2.Teaching and developing graduate level, distance-education courses in librarianship and information studies;3.Seeking external funding opportunities to support scholarly activities, and;4.Engaging in program, University and national/international service.The Darden College of Education and Professional Studies is proud to support a diverse and inclusive culture. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. The Darden College of Education MissionThe Darden College of Education is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities, and service. Within the context of a diverse student body and faculty, the college strives to achieve its goals of excellence by meeting the educational needs of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and world. The College excels through the achievement of national and international prominence in the disciplines of the college and through the preparation of outstanding educators, leaders and professionals. The mission of the Darden College of Education is to prepare distinguished professionals who become leaders in their fields.Institutional ContextOld Dominion University (ODU) is a dynamic metropolitan, residential, and research-extensive public institution with a student enrollment of 24,670, including approximately 6,000 graduate students, and a full-time equivalent faculty of over 720 of which 40% are female. ODU is a vibrant, collegial university committed to serving the region and the nation through its leadership preparation programs, research, service, and community engagement. The University’s primary campus is located in Norfolk, VA, one of the seven cities that make up the historic Hampton Roads region of Virginia, a major recreation area with a population of 1.7 million.It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: QualificationsRequired Qualifications are:1.An earned doctorate in library/information studies or related field by August 1, 20222.Strong potential or history of research and scholarly activities, and;3.Demonstrated ability for excellent teaching.Preferred Qualifications are:1.An MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program;2.A record of service and leadership in the library profession;3.A demonstrated commitment to diversity;4.The ability to work collaboratively;5.Experience with effective and innovative online, asynchronous instruction;6.A record of peer-reviewed publications and/or external grant experience, and;7.Interest and experience in research and teaching in new and emerging areas of library and information studies.Conditions of Employment: In accordance with Executive Directive #18 issued by Governor Ralph Northam effective September 1, 2021, all Old Dominion University employees who enter the workplace or work remotely must disclose their vaccine status to the designated university personnel. Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to designated university personnel.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: How to ApplyInterested candidates must submit application materials electronically, including the following:●Letter of Interest●Curriculum Vitae●Research Statement●Samples of scholarly writing/publications●Unofficial Graduate Transcripts●Names and contact information for three professional referencesAll materials should be submitted to the job posting at https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/14393.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Contact: For questions concerning the position, please contact Sue Kimmel, [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Start date for the positions is July 2022.


Submission Date: 10/14/2021

Job Title: Lecturer of Library & Information Studies (Non-Tenure Track, F0461A1)

Job Description: The Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies seeks applicants for a 12-month lecturer faculty position as a Lecturer of Library & Information Studies to start June 10, 2022. The primary responsibilities for this position are:●To develop and teach undergraduate and graduate distance learning courses in library and information studies including the management of multiple sections of an general education information literacy course.●To manage the advising of students and participate in the administration and recruitment initiatives of the Master of Library and Information Studies program.●To develop and maintain relationships with employers in libraries, archives, and other related institutions to assist with recruitment, program growth, and placements. ●To participate in the professional and intellectual community through service in the program, department, and college.The Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies is proud to support a diverse and inclusive culture. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Candidates should demonstrate evidence of: ●teaching ability and fluency in information literacies and technology. ●breadth of knowledge of the library profession ●evidence of a commitment to student success●excellence in written and oral communication and,●ability to maintain organized records and student files. Minimum Qualifications - Education or Training: The minimum requirement for this position is a Master of Library Science or equivalent degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Preferred qualifications: •Experience advising, mentoring, or otherwise working to promote student success•Experience in academic, public, or special libraries or other information centersConditions of Employment: In accordance with Executive Directive #18 issued by Governor Ralph Northam effective September 1, 2021, all Old Dominion University employees who enter the workplace or work remotely must disclose their vaccine status to the designated university personnel. Employees who are not fully vaccinated or who refuse to disclose their current vaccine status, must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and disclose weekly the results of those tests to designated university personnel.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Instructions to Apply: Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/14394. Complete applications include a letter of interest detailing the individual’s qualifications as they relate to the minimum qualifications above as well as articulating a vision for librarianship. Applicants must also submit a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcript showing the earned graduate degree, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Contact: Sue Kimmel, [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/13/2021

Job Title: Director of South Caroliniana Library

Job Description: University of South Carolina seeks an experienced librarian to serve as the Director of the South Caroliniana Library. This position is responsible for administering the operations of the library; for the supervision of public services, acquisitions, and preservation; and for involvement in an active development program. The director shall promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in all library functions, including access, research, collection development, staffing and personnel development, outreach, exhibits, and events. Duties will include:•Providing leadership and direction to faculty and staff to establish goals and priorities for the South Caroliniana Library and to encourage innovation consistent with its mission.•Developing and fostering collaborative relationships with appropriate academic departments, other University Libraries units, and programs within the University to assure that the South Caroliniana Library’s diverse collections, services, and facilities are aligned with the educational, research, and public service mission of the University of South Carolina. Actively leading South Caroliniana Library faculty and staff in outreach through programming engagement with both the internal University community and with the wider public.•Developing and maintaining relationships with patrons, sellers of materials, existing donors, and prospective donors, including the University of South Caroliniana Society and its members.•Overseeing the development of the department’s diverse collections in consultation with departmental faculty, University Libraries administration, and donors.•Managing budgets and endowed funds for the South Caroliniana Library.•In consultation with department faculty and staff, planning for staffing, equipment, and space needs, and managing resources to meet established departmental goals and priorities; seeking resources to meet needs, including the pursuit of grant funding in collaboration with university faculty and staff.•Representing the South Caroliniana Library and University Libraries in the academic community; with donors, with other collections units, and the public; within the state and region; and within the library and/or archival professions. The University of South Carolina, founded in 1801, is the flagship campus of an eight-campus, fully accredited, state-system. The University is one of only 40 public universities to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s top-tier designations in research activity and community engagement. The University of South Carolina – Columbia has strong undergraduate and graduate programs and other highly regarded professional schools including medicine, law, education, engineering, social work, pharmacy, public health, arts and sciences, nursing, and business administration. About 32,000 students are enrolled with more than 8,000 students in graduate and professional programs. University Libraries serves the graduate and undergraduate programs of all schools and colleges, with the exceptions of the School of Law and the School of Medicine. Holdings include more than 4.9 million volumes, 20 million manuscripts, 475,000 e-books, and four distinct special collections. University Libraries is a member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Center for Research Libraries. The City of Columbia is the state capital with a metropolitan area population of nearly 800,000. The city is a state center of financial, transportation, and industrial development, and it has a rich historical and cultural tradition. Columbia is located within easy driving distance of both mountains and coast. The South Caroliniana Library is one of the premier research archives and special collections in South Carolina and the Southeast region. The library’s holdings are essential to the understanding of South Carolina and Southern culture over the past 300 years. The University of South Carolina Libraries is committed to cultivating an educational and professional environment that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide, as well as in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. UofSC is an EOE.

Qualifications: Required: Graduate degree or equivalent level of educational achievement in a relevant discipline, including but not limited to Library and Information Science, Museum Studies, History, Public History, or Southern Studies. Three years’ experience in a managerial role in archives, special collections, cultural heritage institution or museum, or a related field.Preferred:Demonstrated administrative and managerial ability, including experience in a library, archives, or historical society comparable in focus to the South Caroliniana Library and with diverse collections of national significance. The skills necessary to analyze and articulate the library’s mission and to communicate the mission effectively within the Library, the University and the wider community. A working knowledge of the literature, history, bibliography, and archival resources of the South and of Southern history. Demonstrated knowledge of material culture preservation best practices. Knowledge of contemporary archival practices. Knowledge of changing technological issues and applications in relation to libraries and archives. Significant research, publication and/or professional participation in one or more of the fields encompassed by the library’s collections. Successful experience in donor relations and grant development, with individuals, national agencies and private foundations. This is a tenure-track faculty position.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/107267

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Contact: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/107267


Submission Date: 10/13/2021

Job Title: Law Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to [email protected]. This position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Salary: Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits: There are no benefits currently offered with this position.

Contact: [email protected] 


Submission Date: 10/12/2021

Job Title: Reference Supervisor

Job Description: The purpose of this class is to manage and supervise the daily functions of the Reference Department of the Hampton Memorial Library, as well as the Adult Programming Coordinator and Outreach Vehicle Programming Coordinator. Serves as a member of the library administration team focusing assisting with the development of Reference policies and procedures across the library system.ESSENTIAL TASKSManages, schedules, and supervises the daily functions of the Reference Department of the Hampton Memorial Library.Supervises reference librarians dedicated to Library Programming and OutreachManages library database services, including negotiating/renewing database contracts and tracking statistics on database usage.Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement; offers training, advice and assistance as needed.Participates in the development of Library policies and procedures; recommends policy and procedural changes to better meet Library and patron needs.Gathers, evaluates and interprets statistical data concerning both library materials and patron use; prepares routine and special reports and recommendations as requested.Assists with ordering materials for library collection. Assesses the condition of Library materials; determines whether to repair or discard materials as necessary.Assists the public in a professional and courteous manner.Participates in annual budget requests for library system.Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints in areas of responsibility. Keeps supervisor informed of all issues and concerns encountered.Addresses patron concerns and/or complaints and makes adjustments to patron accounts as necessary.Performs administrative work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data.Attends continuing education classes, professional meetings, conferences and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills. Participates in training and development programs for department staff.Assists in development of strategic goals and objectives for the County library system.Prepares Library for opening and closing.Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university or current enrollment in a Master’s degree program with the intention of completing the MLS degree within 2 years and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a job related field. Must be eligible for Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Must possess or acquire upon acceptance of position: a Professional, Pre-Professional, or Provisional Pre-Professional Certification from the S.C. State Library. Certification levels are based on education and experience.Must possess valid state driver’s license.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires 2 years.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Complete job description and application can be found at https://www.co.pickens.sc.us/freeform_jobposting_detail_T11_R90.php

Salary: $47,000 per year

Contact: Cassie Hamilton, Assistant Director - [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/07/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian

Job Description: As a member of the Technical Services unit, the Electronic Resources Librarian works collaboratively to innovate the electronic resources lifecycle. The Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the management of current and future electronic content. This includes the preservation, activation, troubleshooting of resources, metadata maintenance for resources, data analysis and visualization, working with internal and external customers to improve discovery, and developing best practices for resource management.

Qualifications: RequirementsMinimum Qualifications:Master’s degree in library and/or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from an equivalent program accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):•Demonstrated experience with ERMS (Electronic Resource Management Systems).•Knowledge of metadata and bibliographic principles.•Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population of individuals.Preferred Qualifications:•Experience with ExLibris Alma.•Demonstrated experience in creating and enhancing metadata.•Demonstrated knowledge of the electronic resource lifecycle and management practices.•Demonstrated experience with data analysis and data visualization.•Demonstrated experience with Excel and Access.•Knowledge of accessibility standards for electronic resources.•Project management experience and determining processes.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin Friday, October 29, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. A completed application will include a cover letter describing applicant strengths and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable; official transcripts are necessary for hire), and contact information for three professional references. Application material can be uploaded here: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2191&site=1

Salary: $45,000

Contact: If you have any questions about the position, Southern Miss, or Hattiesburg, please contact Melissa Brooks, search committee chair, at [email protected].


Submission Date: 09/29/2021

Job Title: Digital Projects & Initiatives Librarian/Assistant Professor

Job Description: Northwestern State University Libraries is seeking a 12-month, tenure-track, full-time (40 hours a week) faculty member for Cammie G. Henry Research Center. This position involves working collaboratively to organize and provide library resources and services for the University.Review of applications will begin immediately; the position will remain open until filled.Job Duties (but not necessarily limited to)1. Digital Projects under the supervision of the Head ArchivistDigital curation, preservation, storage, retrieval, policies, procedures, and delivery of digital materials to local and distant researchers. Consult with the Head Archivist on digital cu ration matters. Input data into and retrieve data from an archival relational database system. Ability to create and curate digital exhibits. Experience with Microsoft & Adobe Suites. Provide positive customer service to library patrons. Compile, deliver, and maintain monthly, quarterly, and yearly statistical reports. Collaborate with the Head Archivist on library assessment projects.2. Library Projects & InitiativesDevelop, implement, maintain, and update Library webpages. Maintain social media platforms. Compile, deliver and maintain statistical reports on social media posts and web pages. Familiarity and ability to train library personnel on software productivity applications and various video conferencing platforms. Embrace an open-door policy when providing technical support on library related software systems. Serve on library, university, professional and public committees. Oversee and maintain computer hardware and scanning equipment inventory and provides technical input on computer hardware and scanning equipment supply and maintenance. Serve as library liaison to one or more academic departments. Serve as backup systems administrator, integrated library systems (Sirsi-Dynix Symphony Workflows).Work nights and weekends as needed. Other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications: Required: MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. At least 3 years of experience working with digital curation, preservation, web design, and IT hardware, software support and the public service in libraries. Ability to train and supervise student workers. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff both inside and outside the University Libraries.Desired: MS CIS. Experience in archives and grant writing.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: To Apply: Only Electronic Submissions Accepted Submit: 1) a letter of application 2) updated resume3) official transcripts4) three professional references with complete contact information to (VIA EMAIL ONLY): Mary Linn Wernet [email protected] Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches, LA 71497

Salary: $50,000 per year

Contact: Mary Linn Wernet [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/24/2021

Job Title: Library Director

Job Description: Regional Library Director, Beaufort Hyde Martin Regional LibraryThe Beaufort Hyde Martin Regional Library System is seeking an innovative, visionary, and experienced Director to manage eight rural branches ranging from Williamston to Ocracoke Island. SALARY: $50,000 - $54,000. This position comes with a benefits package including paid health insurance, paid sick time, paid vacation time, and paid holidays.COMMUNITY: The Headquarters’ library is strategically located in Washington, NC near the center of North Carolina’s “Inner Banks” on the beautiful Pamlico River. The town was established in 1776 and was the first city in America to be named for our first president. Washington is fewer than100 miles from the Outer Banks, the Crystal Coast, and Raleigh. The area served by BHM has a very affordable cost of living, a rich history, scenic waterfronts, great restaurants, art galleries, and intriguing antique stores.DUTIES: The Regional Director is the executive officer responsible for the administration, planning, and daily operation of the three-county library system and its eight member libraries. The Director's responsibilities include fiscal management, personnel management, and professional library work. The Director also represents the library to the community and works closely with town and county administrators, elected officials, and other agencies. The director reports directly to the Board of Trustees and supervises the Branch Managers and the Regional Headquarters staff. During the past few years BHM has received several technology grants to improve services including hot spots, Homework Gap grants, and Edge Technology grants.The Director is responsible for ensuring that the personnel, technology, and facilities meet the needs of the various communities. The Director determines the financial requirements of the regional system and manages the budget for eight libraries in three counties. Illustrative examples of work include creating and presenting the library’s annual budget, hiring and developing staff, managing the library’s print and online collection development, and implementing strategic planning for the library including seeking grant and alternative funding. Other duties include performing periodic assessment of community needs, identifying emerging technology and library trends, and building strong relationships with appropriate governmental agencies.ADDITIONAL QUALITIES: A passion for serving communities, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with diverse groups, the ability to lead and motivate others, flexibility, and experience adapting to and initiating organizational change; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library management. Considerable financial knowledge and experience with creating, modifying, and adhering to a budget.APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position open until filled. Will begin review of applications on November 1, 2021.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited graduate school, North Carolina Library Certification within one year of employment, a minimum of five years professional library experience, with at least three years of administrative or supervisory responsibility.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and completed BHM Library application to Amy Asby, Finance Officer, [email protected], (252) 946-6401 158 N Market St , Washington NC 27889.Application and full job description can be accessed at: https://bhmlib.org/library-director-posting/

Salary: $50,000-$54,000

Contact: Amy Asby, Finance Officer [email protected] (252) 946-6401 158 N Market St Washington NC 27889


Submission Date: 09/24/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian

Job Description: Position Summary:Presbyterian College seeks an enthusiastic and experienced librarian to manage electronic resources, oversee electronic services, and administer the shared library services platform (SLSP). This is a full-time administrative exempt position of 37.5 hours per week reporting to the Library Director, with a regular schedule of Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Occasional travel and non-business hours may be required. Primary Responsibilities:•Manage all aspects of the shared library services platform [Alma/Primo], serving as first point of contact with the PASCAL [Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries] Consortium.•Administer access to library databases, online collections, and other electronic resources.•Manage the operation and integration of electronic services, such as BrowZine and OpenAthens.•Provide technical support for, and resolve problems with, the library's electronic resources and services.•Partner with Instruction and Reference Librarians to optimize electronic resource accessibility and troubleshoot related technical issues.•Regularly collect and compile statistics used in the evaluation of electronic resources and services.•Provide in-person and virtual reference service and library instruction to students, faculty, and staff.•Investigate and, in consultation with the Library Director, implement additional functionality and enhancements to the library's electronic resources, services, or SLSP.•Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and other types of documentation pertaining to library systems and electronic resources as needed.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:•ALA-accredited master's degree in Library Science or equivalent.•Working knowledge of and direct experience managing integrated library systems.•Thorough understanding of electronic resource management.•Strong service commitment, as well as excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving, and communication skills.•Ability to take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively, handle multiple tasks, set priorities, and complete tasks in a timely manner. •Commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment and workplace.Preferred Qualifications:•Experience managing Alma/Primo and OpenAthens.•Two years or more of directly related academic library experience.•Experience creating and managing digital collections.•Basic HTML and CSS knowledge.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should email (1) A letter of application, (2) a current resume or CV, and (3) contact information for three professional references to the Office of Human Resources ([email protected]). Please include "Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian" in the subject line. Review of applications will begin October 22nd and continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of January 4th.Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/24/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources and Cataloging Librarian

Job Description: J. Drake Edens Library at Columbia College seeks an energetic, friendly, service-oriented, and collaborative librarian who will serve as the Electronic Resources and Cataloging Librarian. This is an on-site, full time 11-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Librarian level. Reporting to the Library Director, this position is one of five staff who work collaboratively to support students, faculty, and staff in an inclusive community. Faculty expectations include participating in faculty governance, committee memberships, scholarship, service to the profession, and service to the College.Major Responsibilities:Administer all aspects of the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) shared library services platform (Alma/Primo VE)Administer access and provide technical support to library databases, and other library electronic resourcesManage electronic services, EZproxy (moving to OpenAthens)Run reports and compile statistics upon request and annuallyWork in cooperation with library staff to implement enhancements to library resources or services.Provide training and information to library staff on optimizing usage of all electronic resourcesDevelop and maintain policies, procedures, and other needed documentation concerning electronic resourcesCatalog all materials using the Alma/Primo VE shared library services platformProvide in-person and virtual reference service to students, faculty, and staffMaintain and create LibGuidesWork a night a week and participate in the weekend rotation

Qualifications: Required qualifications:Masters Degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Masters program (MLS/MLIS)Knowledge of integrated library system, Alma/Primo VEAbility to work collaboratively and independently in support of library initiativesPreferred qualifications:Knowledge of Omeka System softwareFlexibility, initiative, and a sense of humorWillingness to take on other projects

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: If interested in applying for this position, submit resume, cover letter, the names and contact information of three professional references through the online submission website @ https://www.columbiasc.edu/about/employment.

Salary:

Contact: If you have any additional questions regarding the position, please contact Jane Tuttle, Library Director, via email at [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/24/2021

Job Title: Librarian II - Youth Services

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

Qualifications: Requires public speaking. Requires evening and weekend work including Sundays. Serves as Manager on Duty as needed. Must be able to provide own transportation to outreach and community events.ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with 3 - 5 years of professional library and supervisory experience.Background Check and Drug Testing

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://lex-co.sc.gov/departments/human-resources

Salary: $41,599

Contact: https://lex-co.sc.gov/departments/human-resources


Submission Date: 09/22/2021

Job Title: Reference Librarian - Business and Nonprofit Center (BANC)

Job Description: Middle Georgia Regional Library invites you to apply for the position of Reference Librarian - Business and Nonprofit Center (BANC). Established in March 2018 the Business and Nonprofit Center (BANC) is a one-stop-shop for resources and training that support the success of businesses or nonprofits. Located on the second floor of Washington Memorial Library, the BANC is a top-six facility nationally, and the only training-tier public library resource of its kind in the region. The center inspires citizens of Georgia to become nonprofit founders and business owners. Classes are offered to learn how to use research databases, conduct fundraising, find and write grants, and other topics. The Reference Librarian will lead the BANC in fulfilling the Library’s mission “to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials.” Apply today! Please see the job brochure at https://bibblib.org/jobs/reference-librarian-business-and-nonprofit-center-banc/ for more details.

Qualifications: Required qualifications:Bachelor’s in business or business-related field OR Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited universityExperience working with the publicPreferred qualifications:Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited universityExperience working with nonprofit organizations

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: E-mail resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at bibblib.org/employment) to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.First review of applicants is Friday, October 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM.

Salary: Starting at $42,000, depending on qualifications

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/20/2021

Job Title: Librarian I-Reference

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $41,599.00

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


Submission Date: 09/20/2021

Job Title: Adult Services Librarian

Job Description: Job SummaryThe Adult Services Librarian plans and provides programming & services for adult patrons, selects circulating and non-circulating materials for adults, performs collection management and maintenance, conducts computer instruction for the public, and provides reference services to all ages. This position is primarily stationed at the Marion Library, reporting to the Branch Operations Coordinator, but requires that the Adult Services Librarian fill in at the branches when necessary. This is a supervisory position, overseeing the Technical Services Department, and requires independent judgement 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 responsibilitiesDevelops, coordinates, and presents adult programming and outreach consistent with community needs.Provides instruction for patrons in the use of library catalog and databases, internet, and basic office software such as word processors and spreadsheets.Supervises the Technical Services Department, cataloging as neededHelps patrons conduct genealogy research and maintains the South Carolina roomStaffs service desks, answers reference questions, and provides readers’ advisory services.Performs collection development, management, and maintenance.Assists in troubleshooting technology problems for public and staff, including issues with smartphones, tables, e-readers, computer applications, and library software.Evaluates and prioritizes the needs of the library’s adult services on a regular basis; reporting and advocating these needs to the Branch Operations Coordinator. Serves as a member of the Interlibrary Loan Team.Assists with creation and maintenance of displays for adults.Represents the library to community groups. Participates in library planning and committees.Keeps informed of current events and of developments in the library field. Attends professional workshops and conferences.Performs other duties as assigned.Physical DemandsMust be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers and hand-held scanners. Must be able to maneuver/lift 25 pounds of library materials. Must be able to shelve materials on shelves from ankle level up to about head level. Must be able to operate telephones.Must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in standard English. Requires participating in community events that take place outside.

Qualifications: Required QualificationsMasters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or a comparable combination of education and experience Valid SC driver’s licenseExcellent oral and written communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skillsAdvanced computer skills and ability to troubleshoot public computer problemsAbility to set priorities and complete projects independently and as a member of a team Ability to work evenings and weekends as assignedPersonal transportation that can be used for business travel is required.Preferred QualificationsOne to three years of public library experience as a professional librarian.Progressively responsible supervisory experience in a public library.Cataloging experienceSkills or experience in one or more of the following areas: IT support, ILL, SC historical research, genealogy research, fluency in Spanish, peer training, website maintenance, graphic design, marketing, social media.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit an application for employment, resume, cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts to:Holly Cockfield, DirectorMarion County Library System101 E Court StreetMarion, SC 29571Application form can be found at: http://www.marioncountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/application.pdfApplicants may be required to complete pre-employment testing. Open until filled. About the Marion County Library System and Marion County, South CarolinaEnjoy low cost-of-living within easy driving distance of Myrtle Beach, SC. Marion County (pop. 33,062) is a beautiful county in northeastern South Carolina, located about 50 miles from the SC coast. The library system serves an active community, and has three locations and a bookmobile: the main branch is located in Marion, SC with additional branches in Mullins, SC and Nichols, SC. The Marion County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: This position starts at $34,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Compensation package includes generous health care benefits, paid leave, and opportunities for professional development. Participation in the state retirement plan is required.

Contact: Holly Cockfield, DirectorMarion County Library System101 E Court StreetMarion, SC 29571 [email protected] 843-423-8300


Submission Date: 9/15/2021

Job Title: Head of Circulation & Visitor Service, University of South Carolina

Job Description:

University of South Carolina seeks an experienced librarian to serve as Head of Circulation & Visitor Service. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services, this position is responsible for the management of visitor service and circulation functions for a large university library. The University’s main library is in the heart of campus and receives up to 10,000 visitors per day. The library houses general and special collections, a technology lounge, 45 study rooms, 3 classrooms and services offered by university partners including a Student Success Center, Career Center, and the Center for Teaching Excellence. The successful candidate will work closely with other Department Heads and Library Directors to ensure collaboration and coordination of user-centered service delivery across University Libraries. Responsibilities include:

·         Oversees approximately 13 full-time staff and 25 student employees. 
·         Manages day, evening, and weekend shift supervisors responsible for opening and closing the library and staffing the main visitor service desk. 
·         Provides leadership, support and training for a customer service program that fosters a welcoming, inclusive, and responsive environment for a diverse population.
·         Develops policies and workflows for circulation and collection maintenance and manages circulation functions of the Integrated Library Services Platform (Alma, ExLibris).
·         Identifies, recommends, and implements policies for use of the library by students, faculty, and guests, including the registration of visitors not affiliated with the University.
·         Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure building and responding to complex visitor issues.  

This position is an essential personnel position within University Libraries. This is a tenure-track faculty position. 

The University of South Carolina, founded in 1801, is the flagship campus of an eight-campus, fully accredited, state-system. The University is one of only 40 public universities to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s top-tier designations in research activity and community engagement. The University of South Carolina – Columbia has strong undergraduate and graduate programs and other highly regarded professional schools including medicine, law, education, engineering, social work, pharmacy, public health, arts and sciences, nursing, and business administration. About 32,000 students are enrolled with more than 8,000 students in graduate and professional programs. 

University Libraries serves the graduate and undergraduate programs of all schools and colleges, with the exceptions of the School of Law and the School of Medicine. Holdings include more than 4.9 million volumes, 20 million manuscripts, 475,000 e-books, and four distinct special collections. University Libraries is a member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Center for Research Libraries. The City of Columbia is the state capital with a metropolitan area population of nearly 800,000. The city is a state center of financial, transportation, and industrial development, and it has a rich historical and cultural tradition. Columbia is located within easy driving distance of both mountains and coast. 

The University of South Carolina Libraries is committed to cultivating an educational and professional environment that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide, as well as in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices. 

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is an EOE.

Qualifications: 

Required Education and Experience
· Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science or in another professionally appropriate discipline.
· Minimum 3 years relevant professional experience in circulation or access services.
· Supervisory experience required.
· Demonstrated knowledge of public service, circulation, collection maintenance, and technical infrastructure required for access and delivery of content.

Preferred Qualifications
· Experience with Alma ILSP from ExLibris.
· Management experience in an institution of higher education.
· Experience managing customer service.
· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
· Excellent collaborative and team building skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 2021 and close on October, 15, 2021.Apply here: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/105320

Salary: Commensurate with Experience


Submission Date: 9/15/2021

Job Title: Associate Dean for Collections and Discovery, Clemson University

Job Description: 

Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and inclusive leader to serve as our inaugural Associate Dean for Collections and Discovery. The successful candidate will set the vision and strategic directions for the new division and direct the Libraries’ overall collection strategy-planning, developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures related to the acquisition, description, and discovery of scholarly and cultural heritage resources in a variety of formats. Approximately 40 faculty and staff will be part of this new division, working in the following departments: Acquisitions (including print, e-resources, and continuing resources purchasing and management; resource sharing; and collection development); Metadata Services; Digitization, and Special Collections and Archives. This is a new position created as part of a recent reorganization, aligning Clemson with our R1 peers. The successful candidate would be one of three new associate deans who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Libraries and setting the Libraries strategic directions as a member of its Senior Leadership Team.

Clemson Libraries provides a unique opportunity to the right individual. As a relatively young R1 library, we are in the process of redefining ourselves, engaged in discussions with students and faculty to determine what programs and services should be created or expanded. Currently, we are focused on expanding digital literacy efforts, developing new and innovative programs to support graduate students and faculty, and building digital and archival collections in the key areas of agriculture, architecture, athletics, textiles, and military history, all in the context of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We have completed a master plan to renovate the main library building to provide more welcoming, technology-enhanced spaces.

This is a 12-month administrative faculty position with faculty rank and status. As a member of the Libraries’ faculty, the successful candidate will pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service, and professional development.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets the vision and strategic direction and provides proactive leadership for the Collections and Discovery division.
2. Develops a collections strategy for the sustainable delivery of inclusive scholarly resources to meet the needs of the university.
3. Manages and supports the development of 9 direct reports.
4. Oversees a collections budget of $9 million.
5. Monitors and evaluates trends and developments relevant to academic libraries in the areas of acquisitions, cataloging/metadata, collections management, electronic resources, open access, discovery, resource management, and archives.
6. Fosters an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork that enables library faculty and staff to contribute to the goals of the organization.
7. Actively participates and seeks out regional and national consortia collaborations to share and expand collections access. Examples include the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL), the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), the Carolina Consortium, the Program for Cooperative Cataloging, and HathiTrust.
8. Serves as a member of the Libraries’ Senior Leadership Team.
9. Represents the Dean and/or Libraries in their absence.

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities:

•Develops a focused program of high-quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries’ mission and goals.

Service:

•Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications/Experience:

•ALA-accredited graduate degree.

•At least five years of management/supervisory experience in progressively responsible positions in an academic library.

•Work experience in at least one of the division’s four departments.

•Demonstrated experience developing and providing access to collections.

•Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

•Record of professional librarianship, research/scholarship, and service that would merit tenure at the Associate Librarian rank or higher.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

Leadership:

•Demonstrated skills in the following areas: personnel, budget, and project management.

•Evidence of competence in strategic planning and organizational development in a rapidly changing environment.

•Knowledge of R1 library collections and/or special collections and archives practices and trends.

•Experience with collections assessment and data-driven decision-making

.•Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork.

Additional Experience:

•Participation in consortia and collaborative collection development initiatives.

•Experience in effectively implementing new technologies.

•Experience with Ex Libris’ Alma Library Services Platform (LSP) and Primo VE discovery system.

•Second graduate or other advanced degree.

Type: Full time 

How to Apply: Applications will be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/93779. Through this website, applicants will be required to submit their vita, a cover letter, and three reference contacts. Applications received by October 13th will be assured full consideration. 

Salary: Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $95,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity. Libraries Diversity statement: Clemson University Libraries seeks to best serve our community through creating a welcoming environment in which diverse ideas and perspectives come together to achieve common goals. We are committed to the practice of inclusion as it is essential to the continued success not only of Clemson University but of the library and information science profession. We embrace Clemson’s core values of integrity, honesty, and respect, and add to those the ideals of compassion, dignity, and historical awareness so that Clemson Libraries’ staff, collections, spaces, and services inform the interest, information, and enlightenment of all who we serve.

Contact: Chris Vidas, Chair of Search Committee, [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/13/2021

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian. Twelve-month, non-tenure-track Instructor of Library Science, University of South Carolina Aiken Library

Job Description: Responsibilities: Provide leadership in the management of all aspects of the life cycle of the University of South Carolina Aiken’s electronic resources, including but not limited to licensing, access, maintenance, collection development, and assessment of all electronic materials; participate actively in the Information Literacy Instruction and Library Liaison programs; provide reference services; plan and update relevant Library Research Guides; participate actively in library and campus planning and governance through committee service. This position works in close collaboration with the Library Collections Coordinator and the technology team. UofSC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Situated on 450 acres, UofSC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Masters of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program; experience in the use of traditional and Web-based library resources; strong commitment in public service and teamwork; ability to work collaboratively; excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; familiarity with information technology and its applications in an academic setting. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with electronic resources management and knowledge of and experience with reference, library instruction, and collection development; knowledge of assessment trends, knowledge of best practices in academic libraries; evidence of a solid commitment to remain current in library and information science.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The initial screening of applicants will begin September 25, 2021 and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/105107 and upload the following: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional or academic references. Questions may be directed to Natalia Bowdoin, Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected].

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Contact: Natalia Taylor Bowdoin, Chair of the Search Committee, [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/11/2021

Job Title: Library Support Supervisor

Job Description: 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.Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff: conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to management.Supervises daily operations of assigned unit or department: ensures proper staffing to provide assistance and direction to library patrons; interprets/enforces library rules, policies, and procedures for assigned staff and patrons; maintains current knowledge of department activities; manages holds processes; and assists in planning, preparing, and implementing exhibits, programs, displays, and bibliographies as required. Provides customer service: assists library patrons in person, by telephone, with written correspondence, and through electronic mail; interprets and communicates library policies; provides general information; and addresses/resolves patron concerns and problems. Performs library accounting functions and manages budget accounts within assigned area: monitors expenditures for compliance with area budget; and prepares/maintains accounting/budgeting records. Searches computer databases and matches document or item information to computer information.Serves on committees and task forces, assists in drafting policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to various officials.Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation, including library fine funds and reports, time sheets, library card applications, and supply budget forms and reports; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including monthly statistical reports; purchase orders, applications, and performance appraisals; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records. Participates in the development of bibliographies, leaflets, catalogs, and other guides for library patrons. Assists with planning, preparing, and implementing programs and workshops related to computer technology and interpretation and usage of databases by the general public. 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 act as lead person or crew leader, providing guidance to a work unit, coordinating activities, and reviewing work of the unit.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; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria. 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.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in business, administration, library science or a related field required; supplemented by three years of customer service or library related experience, including progressively responsible lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, andabilities for this job.Specific License or Certification Required: May be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license as required by position 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 supervise administrative functions, circulation services and daily operations of an assigned unit or department of the Library System. Responsibilities include supervising and training assigned staff; assisting with planning and presenting public programs; assisting in reviewing, selecting, and ordering books; and recommending policy and procedure changes. This classification is distinguished from Library Associate in that this class exercises full supervisory authority and oversees the work of assigned staff on a daily basis, whereas the latter does not supervise assigned staff but may provide lead direction as required.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3227789/library-support-supervisor

Salary: $42,507.00 - $63,761.00

Contact: Fulton County141 Pryor StreetSuite 3030Atlanta, GA 30303


Submission Date: 09/10/2021

Job Title: Community Engagement and Outreach Manager

Job Description: Pender County Library is seeking an innovative professional dedicated to building relationships with and developing library services for underserved communities throughout Pender County.The Community Engagement and Outreach Manager will be based at the Main Library in Burgaw but will serve communities throughout the county and will occasionally work at the Hampstead Branch Library. This position will collaborate with staff at both locations to plan and coordinate off-site programs and services. This position will supervise the Early Literacy Outreach program team and will work under the supervision of the Library Director.The deadline to apply is Sunday, October 10 at 11:59 pm.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. We're seeking someone with experience in community engagement, serving diverse populations and underserved populations, giving presentations, and organizing events or programs. Experience with libraries is helpful but not mandatory. Familiarity with grant processes and proficiency in Spanish are preferred.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: For more information, and to apply, visit:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pendercountync/jobs/3165964/community-engagement-and-outreach-manager

Salary: $47,963.54

Contact: Contact: Allen Phillips-Bell, Library Director [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/10/2021

Job Title: LIBRARY SUPPORT SUPERVISOR

Job Description: Purpose of Classification:The purpose of this classification is to supervise administrative functions, circulation services and daily operations of an assigned unit or department of the Library System. Responsibilities include supervising and training assigned staff; assisting with planning and presenting public programs; assisting in reviewing, selecting, and ordering books; and recommending policy and procedure changes. This classification is distinguished from Library Associate in that this class exercises full supervisory authority and oversees the work of assigned staff on a daily basis, whereas the latter does not supervise assigned staff but may provide lead direction as required.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.Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff: conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to management.Supervises daily operations of assigned unit or department: ensures proper staffing to provide assistance and direction to library patrons; interprets/enforces library rules, policies, and procedures for assigned staff and patrons; maintains current knowledge of department activities; manages holds processes; and assists in planning, preparing, and implementing exhibits, programs, displays, and bibliographies as required. Provides customer service: assists library patrons in person, by telephone, with written correspondence, and through electronic mail; interprets and communicates library policies; provides general information; and addresses/resolves patron concerns and problems. Performs library accounting functions and manages budget accounts within assigned area: monitors expenditures for compliance with area budget; and prepares/maintains accounting/budgeting records. Searches computer databases and matches document or item information to computer information. Serves on committees and task forces, assists in drafting policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to various officials.Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation, including library fine funds and reports, time sheets, library card applications, and supply budget forms and reports; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including monthly statistical reports; purchase orders, applications, and performance appraisals; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records. Participates in the development of bibliographies, leaflets, catalogs, and other guides for library patrons. Assists with planning, preparing, and implementing programs and workshops related to computer technology and interpretation and usage of databases by the general public. Additional Functions:Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in business, administration, library science or a related field required; supplemented by three years of customer service or library related experience, including progressively responsible lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, andabilities for this job.Specific License or Certification Required: May be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license as required by position 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.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3227789/library-support-supervisor?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Salary: $42,507.00 - $63,761.00

Contact: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fulton/jobs/3227789/library-support-supervisor?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Submission Date: 09/10/2021

Job Title: Outreach Librarian

Job Description: The Outreach Librarian works with the Community Engagement Manager to develop and implement a comprehensive and innovative community outreach plan targeting individuals, private businesses, schools and other organizations. Administers organizational programs aimed at addressing the needs of the surrounding area. Engages with patrons and community members to ensure delivery of library services and programs. Drives and operates the library’s bookmobile, sprinter van, and other vehicles.

Qualifications: Requires a master’s degree in Library and Information Science and three to five years of relevant library experience. Position requires an upbeat and enthusiastic approach to customer service. Must be adept at presenting information in a variety of settings including small and large groups. Ability to effectively engage with all ages is essential. Experience with computers and digital technology is important and proficiency with Word, Excel and Evergreen ILS is preferred. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are available at any York County Library or online at www.yclibrary.org. Resumes are required, and will not be accepted in lieu of a York County Library employment application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.The completed application along with the accompanying resume may be hand delivered or mailed to Dina Grant, Community Engagement Manager, York County Library, 138 East Black Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Salary: $19.65 an hour, 40 hours per week

Contact: Dina Grant, [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/09/2021

Job Title: Librarian II, Teen Librarian

Job Description: GREENVILLE COUNTY (SC) LIBRARY SYSTEMJOB ANNOUNCEMENT, NO. 2022-025Posting Date: Friday, September 3, 2021Application Deadline: Monday, September 20, 2021Position: Librarian II, Teen Librarian (MLIS Degree Required), FT, Youth Services, Hughes Main Library Salary: $43,797 per year, plus benefitsStatus: Regular Full-time, ExemptAvailable: October 2021Schedule: Mon. - Fri. 8:30a-5:00p. Some evenings to accommodate late afternoon/evening programs. Every 5-6 weeks, this position works one weekend day, either Sat. 8:30a-6:00p OR Sun. 1:30p-6:00p. (When working a weekend day, the employee is off Friday before or another day during the week.) FUNCTIONUnder the supervision of the Youth Services (YS) Manager, this position is responsible for providing quality collection development, programs for youth, reader’s advisory, reference and circulation services throughout the Library System.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES & CHARACTERISTICS(Testing of computer skills may be part of the interview process for this position.) Considerable knowledge of the functions of reference and readers’ advisory services, including general knowledge of the major fields of learning. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and library staff. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to provide adequate instruction and directions to subordinates/co-workers. Strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Ability to organize and maintain complex filing systems. Knowledge of business arithmetic. Ability to work under frequently stressful conditions and meet required deadlines. Ability to recognize and correct errors. Ability to perform routine tasks efficiently and without difficulty. Ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail. Good personal computing skills, including effective use of word processing and spreadsheet programs, various Internet browsers and email. Skilled in the operation and care of computer equipment and barcode equipment. Ability to learn on-line computer functions. Customer service oriented. Ability to communicate concepts, general information and task-oriented information in oral, written and electronic forms. Knowledge of youth developmental stages. Knowledge of children’s and young adult literature and child development. Ability to plan and execute engaging, age appropriate programs for youth. Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSUse of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement required. Valid S.C. driver’s license required.MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCEMaster’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is required, with an undergraduate degree in Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with tweens and teens in a library or formal learning environment. Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust have the ability to:•concentrate for long periods of time•speak clearly and distinctly•hear and/or comprehend verbal communication•see and interpret all job-related materials•operate library equipment as assigned•lift and carry up to 40 pounds for a distance of 300 feet•push book carts weighing over 100 pounds•sit for long periods of time•stand for long periods of time•walk, bend and stoop•reach, grasp and use hands to touch, handle or feelEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDThese tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements 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).•Prepares and presents tween/teen programs for the System. (E)•Considers program appeal, viability, budget, and safety when planning programs/events. (E)•Provides set-up and clean-up for tween/teen programming which has been initiated and/or planned by the Teen Librarian or YS Manager. (E)•Collects statistics for, assesses, and evaluates programs presented. (E)•Gives tours as needed at Main Library. (E)•Presents database overviews and other trainings to school groups in the Training Lab or at schools. (E)•Collaborates with YS and/or branch staff to develop, promote, and facilitate tween/teen programs (E).•Reviews, evaluates, and responds to teen program proposals from branch staff. (E)•Reviews, evaluates, and responds to program requests from outside sources in conjunction with the Youth Services Manager. (E)•Organizes and oversees the Teen Programming Roundtable. (E)•Provides branch staff interested in presenting teen programs with budget/supply and program approval procedures in addition to staff experience guidelines. (E)•Provides supervision of Teen Programming Assistant regarding the scheduling, coordination, planning, and presentation of programs. (E)•Submits to the YS Manager, in a timely, accurate manner tween/teen programming/events to be featured in print, social media, and/or the library website. (E)•You proof information carefully and by the stated deadline. (E)•Recommends policy and develops procedures related to tween/teen programming. (E)•Represents the Library System in developing and maintaining partnerships and other collaborative relationships with community groups and cultural organizations that offer programs for teens. (E)•Maintains youth materials collections in assigned branches. (E)•Reviews, evaluates, and selects new books and other youth materials from professional journals and/or online resources. Assists in evaluation of youth materials that are subject to patron request for reconsideration or that otherwise require reevaluation. (E)•Works the public service desk in the Children’s Area and/or branches as assigned. (E)•Provides readers’ advisory and reference services to children, teens and adults serving children. (E)•Assists in the development of booklists, brochures, pamphlets, web pages, and social media pertaining to youth services and programs as assigned. (E)•Guides patrons of any age in the use of print and non-print resources, databases, and internet usage. (E)•Promotes awareness and encourages usage of public library resources and services to schools and other agencies by attending PTA/PTO meetings, career fairs, and other youth-oriented organizations’ meetings and activities. (E)•Participates in YS and YS Collection Development meetings. Serves on other Library committees as assigned. (E)•Answers questions on library operations, policies, and procedures and handles problems and complaints. (E) •Stays abreast of developments in the field by reading current professional literature; attending local and state professional organizations’ meetings; and attending classes, workshops, seminars and programs dealing with youth services. (E)•Understands Library System policies and Code of Conduct and equitably enforces them. (E)•Prepares monthly reports, timesheets, statistical information, and other documents for administrative use. (E)•Ensures safe work methods are followed to prevent injury. (E)•Performs tasks in accord with Library vision, mission and code of service. (E)•Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university is required, with an undergraduate degree in Education or related field preferred. Must have two years’ experience working with tweens and teens in a library or formal learning environment. Certified or eligible for certification by the South Carolina State Library.

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $43,797 per year, plus benefits

Contact: Cindy Quinn


Submission Date: 09/09/2021

Job Title: Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services

Job Description: Reporting to the Interim Executive Director of Libraries and Media Centers, the Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services will work with faculty and staff to supervise, develop and facilitate information literacy instruction and a full spectrum for research services. The successful candidate will coordinate the operations of the Multimedia Learning Commons, supervise four FTE Library Faculty and one Library Assistant 3 (FT) and one Library Assistant 3 (PT). This position will lead the department in providing effective instruction for all class levels, supervise the embedded librarian program, and encourage the implementation of innovative technologies to expand services. The position should be available to work evening and weekend instructional and reference duties both remotely and in person. As a member of the library’s leadership team, the Coordinator of Research and Instructional Services provides vision for the advancements in the department efforts to service the university community. This position is a liaison to 2-3 academic departments. It is a 12-month position with faculty status. Skills required for this position:• The ability to develop learning outcomes for library instruction and experience with conducting user assessment and evaluation• Demonstrated ability to supervise the delivery of on ground and remote library services•Ability to implement and manage current technologies in reference and instructional services• Supervisory experience for a department or unit; preferably with librarians with faculty rank and on tenure track; experience with personnel evaluations.• Familiarity with ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other departments on campus;• Demonstrated ability to set priorities, to organize, and implement new initiatives•Other duties as assigned that will support the operational and strategic success of the library•Serve on library, faculty, and university-wide committees.

Qualifications: Minimum Education Experience: Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution; Five to ten years of current managerial library reference and instructional experience; skilled in collection development and management of liaison duties;Preferred: Second masters or doctorate; Credentials for the rank of Associate Professor, which includes a substantial record of publication and presentations; Experience with course management systems; Experience with embedded librarian programs;

Type: Full Time

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Salary: Starting salary: $70,000+

Contact: Glenda Alvin Interim Executive Director of Libraries and Media Centers [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/06/2021

Job Title: Digital and Preservation Archivist

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Digital and Preservation Archivist. The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in digital archiving and electronic records management, as well as digital preservation for the Special Collections and Archives. The unit is comprised of the Manuscript Collections, University Archives, Records Management, and Rare Books. The Special Collections and Archives, distinguished for its strong collections in university history, agriculture, and textile history, is part of the Clemson University Libraries. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track position accountable to the Head of Special Collections and Archives. Responsibilities of the role include managing the digital conversion and online delivery of born-digital and digitized archival collections in collaboration with appropriate library partners, developing and implementing policies, standards, and procedures for the management of the digital content within the Special Collections and Archives, and integrating proper digital forensic tools to help ensure authentic and appropriately protected archival materials. The incumbent will also manage the conversion of analog formats and audiovisual materials and Coordinates with Records Management on the training of electronic records management and preservation.

Qualifications: The required qualifications for the role include an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship; or an SAA-accredited graduate degree in archives administration or records management; or a relevant, accredited graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, two years’ experience with digital preservation in some aspect of archives, special collections, or records repository, and demonstrated knowledge of digital archives and emerging digital curation practices. The incumbent should also demonstrate knowledge of national preservation standards and have the ability to learn new technologies and standards. The ideal candidate will have experience in an academic or research library, experience with digital preservation tools such as Preservica, Bitcurator, or Archive-It, and experience working with archival collections, research, and outreach in a digital environment. The ideal candidate will also have a SAA Digital Archives Specialist certificate.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should submit their CV, cover letter, and names and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/93785 .The deadline for full consideration is October 1, 2021.

Salary: Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $61,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Contact: James E. Cross, Chair of Search Committee, [email protected]