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: 10/09/2019

Job Title: Regional Library Director

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

Qualifications: Master's in Library Science from ALA accredited School and 5 years supervisory experience

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Robina NormanInterim [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Circulation Specialist

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Circulation Specialist for its Savannah location.In this front-line customer service-oriented position, you will be responsible for the general circulation of library materials and in-stack maintenance, including shelving, shelf reading, and shifting of the library’s collections.The ideal candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to use library information systems. Close attention to detail and the ability to keep organized records is imperative as is the ability to manage resources and understand the Library of Congress call number system for shelving books.Jen Library at SCAD Savannah has, on average, 6,000 to 7,000 visitors per week and operates beyond regular SCAD business hours. This position directly serves students and contributes to the effective management of the university’s holdings and collections in terms of circulation of materials and managed care of the resources and environment of the library.

Qualifications:

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: https://scadcareers.scad.edu/postings/24450

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian- Savannah or Atlanta

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Research and Instruction Librarian for its Savannah location to directly support the academic and creative needs of talented students.In this position, you will provide innovative library instruction and research services to groups and individuals, form beneficial partnerships across the SCAD community in order to promote library resources, and help to develop library collections.The ideal candidate has the ability to plan and provide library instruction that incorporates information literacy standards and current teaching practices as well as current knowledge in the library field to address general and subject-specific information resources and effective search strategies. The candidate must be up-to-date and knowledgeable about emerging technologies that support reference and instructional services. The candidate should also have significant research experience in one or more subjects offered at SCAD as well as superior verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Prior experience working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff in an academic library environment is preferred.

Qualifications: Requirements:• ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send an email to [email protected]

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Global Librarian- Savannah and Hong Kong

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Global Librarian with a high level of digital fluency and experience in research, instruction, collection management, and development to support the academic and creative needs of exceptional students.In this position, you will be responsible for sparking and supporting creative inquiry, learning, and scholarship for students and faculty at SCAD Hong Kong and SCAD Savannah. Based in the ALA/IIDA award-winning Jen Library at SCAD Savannah, this librarian extends Jen Library’s resources and support through online and face-to-face communication, enhancing and advancing user engagement with library resources in SCAD Hong Kong and Savannah.The Global Librarian is a dynamic position that directly supports the academic and creative needs of students. You will provide support in the form of research services and innovative library instruction to groups and individuals at SCAD Hong Kong and SCAD Savannah, and form beneficial collaborative partnerships across the SCAD community in order to promote library resources and services, and facilitate scholarly and creative engagement and pursuits. The position contributes to all aspects of customized library service delivery across all SCAD locations in support of student demand and expectations for a seven-day-a-week library schedule.The ideal candidate has two to four years of professional, postgraduate experience in academic and/or art libraries and demonstrates strong familiarity with print and online information sources pertaining to the interrelated disciplines of art and design, as well as significant experience in developing and leading library instruction. The candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to high service standards and dedication to a student-centered approach to access services and overall library operations, and a proven ability to cultivate collaborative approaches.Candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, have the ability to organize and manage a variety of responsibilities, and be able to travel to Hong Kong. Prior experience working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff in an academic library environment is preferred, as is being up-to-date and knowledgeable about emerging technologies that support reference and instructional services. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and able to work independently and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications: Requirements:-Undergraduate degree in a discipline taught at SCAD preferred-ALA-accredited MLS degree with two to four years of experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://scadcareers.scad.edu/postings/24581

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Global Librarian

Job Description: SCAD seeks a Global Librarian with a high level of digital fluency and experience in research, instruction, collection management, and development to support the academic and creative needs of exceptional students.In this position, you will be responsible for sparking and supporting creative inquiry, learning, and scholarship for students and faculty at SCAD Lacoste and SCAD Atlanta. Based in the ALA/IIDA award-winning Jen Library at SCAD Savannah, this librarian extends Jen Library’s resources and support through online and face-to-face communication, enhancing and advancing user engagement with library resources in SCAD Lacoste and Atlanta.The Global Librarian is a dynamic position that directly supports the academic and creative needs of students. You will provide support in the form of research services and innovative library instruction to groups and individuals at SCAD Lacoste and SCAD Atlanta, and form beneficial collaborative partnerships across the SCAD community in order to promote library resources and services, and facilitate scholarly and creative engagement and pursuits. The position contributes to all aspects of customized library service delivery across all SCAD locations in support of student demand and expectations for a seven-day-a-week library schedule.The ideal candidate has two to four years of professional, postgraduate experience in academic and/or art libraries and demonstrates strong familiarity with print and online information sources pertaining to the interrelated disciplines of art and design, as well as significant experience in developing and leading library instruction. The candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to high service standards and dedication to a student-centered approach to access services and overall library operations, and a proven ability to cultivate collaborative approaches.Candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, have the ability to organize and manage a variety of responsibilities, and be able to travel to Lacoste and Atlanta. Prior experience working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff in an academic library environment is preferred, as is being up-to-date and knowledgeable about emerging technologies that support reference and instructional services. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and able to work independently and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications: Requirements:-Undergraduate degree in a discipline taught at SCAD preferred-ALA-accredited MLS degree with two to four years of experience

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://scadcareers.scad.edu/postings/24503

Salary:

Contact: Sarah Deike- [email protected]


Submission Date: 10/08/2019

Job Title: Field Engineer Implementation Consultant

Job Description: EnvisionWare is a global leader in the creation and deployment of innovative software and hardware systems to support the needs of self service in the library industry. We are seeking a self-directed Field Engineer Implementation Consultant to provide remote and onsite installation and support for libraries in Charleston (on-site) and across the US (remote).The Field Engineer Implementation Consultant coordinates, plans, consults and implements systems related to hardware and software for libraries both remotely and in the field. Manages customer installations while acting as liaison to internal staff that build and maintain products. As a member of an active Professional Services team, this position also participates in consulting on the best experience for library staff and their customers (patrons). PurposeTo provide specialized professional technology and system utilization skills and to implement and coordinate the successful deployment of EnvisionWare solutions in a Library. Ensures a high level of customer satisfaction by efficiently coordinating delivery and installation of the products and services that comprise a self service or efficiency improvement solution for a library.Essential Job Functions•Plans and coordinates installations of EnvisionWare systems, integrating ILS (integrated library system) with various products.•Generates reports and provides status updates as required for service management and customers.•Works with library staff to establish goals for successful outcomes, identify implementation issues that may arise during software and hardware installations, configurations, updates and troubleshooting.•Provides quality training for the successful operation and ongoing maintenance of implemented systems to library personnel with varying levels of expertise. Adapts structured training to fit the unique needs of each customer. •Partners with technology vendors, ensures that materials arrive at the library to meet the scheduled installation dates.•Exercises quality control and quality assurance protocols.•Performs periodic maintenance of products.•May prepare user documentation, recommend policies, establishes work priorities, plans improvements, and identifies opportunities for service improvements. •Exhibits an aptitude for learning new products and grasps new techniques quickly. •Provides site surveys, photos and related documentation as required.•50% of time dedicated to support for Charleston County Library.•50% of time for remote installation and support.

Qualifications: Required Skills•A working knowledge of Windows desktop and server operating systems, networking, database management, and RFID technology.•Experienced in Windows and web-based applications.•Ability to work in a team atmosphere and communicate professionally and responsibly with internal and external service resources, company representatives and customers. •Previous experience in a similar environment.•Minimum of 2 years customer service-related experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. •Ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. •Attention to detail, strong follow up skills; and proven ability to produce quality work. •Project Management or related experience. Preferred Skills•Library or Automated Materials Handling (AMH) and RFID experience.•Knowledge with Mac and tablet technologies. •Knowledge of computer and peripheral operations, installation, and troubleshooting.•Demonstrated experience in IT customer service and/or consulting environment.•Experience installing and supporting hardware, software and networked systems.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: **Only resumes submitted via our website will be reviewed. http://www.envisionware.com/jobs

Salary:

Contact: Stacy SchattinHR Manager


Submission Date: 10/07/2019

Job Title: Branch Library Supervisor

Job Description: This position performs supervisory, administrative, and customer service duties in support of library system operations. A Branch Library Supervisor may supervise the operations of the main library, a branch or a department within the system, as assigned.MAJOR DUTIES:oTrains, schedules, assigns, directs, and supervises personnel; assists Director in evaluating and disciplining personnel.oEnsures the patrons and staff comply with library policies and procedures.oAssists patrons at the circulation desk; checks materials in and out; renews materials; places items on reserve; issues new library cards or updates registration; receives money for fines; makes change; registers patrons for internet use; answers phones; assists patrons with locating materials; answers questions; assists patrons with public access computers.oAssists the Library Director in the selection, weeding, and de-selection of materials in branch location or in an assigned department.oShelves materials; reads and straightens shelves; shifts and rearranges materials as needed.oPerforms opening and closing procedures.oChecks in new materials.oBalances money drawer and prepares reports.oMaintains supply inventory.oOversees maintenance of assigned facilities.oResolves problems involving disputed fines; makes decisions concerning damaged items; handles or directs concerns or complaints.oProcesses donations; assists with book selection.oOversees the development and implementation of children’s programming, including weekly story time, special school programs, groups tours; prepares and promotes summer learning program.oPlans and oversees special programs that instruct, educate and entertain the residents of Lincoln County.oAssists Library Director in obtaining, implementing, and evaluating private and public grants.oServes in rotation as supervisor on duty for the library system on nights and weekends.o Attends meetings; completes reports.oPerforms other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:oBachelor’s degree required. Masters in Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university preferred.oExperience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.oPossession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online: http://www.lincolncounty.org/jobs.aspx

Salary: Hiring range - $38,292.80 - $40,202.04

Contact: For questions contact Lincoln County Human Resources - Brittany Abernethy 704-736-8493

Submission Date: 10/04/2019

Job Title: Clinical Information Librarian

Job Description: Provides management of medical library services and resources to support physicians, advanced practitioners, other clinical staff, and administrative departments in obtaining accurate information for patient care, research, and education. Leverages current technology to improve the delivery of safe and evidence-based patient care and services.

Qualifications: EDUCATIONALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information ScienceCERTIFICATION SUMMARYNo professional certifications requiredEXPERIENCE*Two years professional experience in an academic health sciences library, health care/biomedical environmentKNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*An understanding of the tenets of evidence-based medicine Experience and interest in clinical information support and familiarity with clinical decision making principles and evidence-based practiceExperience in the use of bibliographic research and clinical tools High level of analytical and searching skillsExcellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate both effectively in person and virtually using a variety of media and technologies

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: https://careers.choa.org/job/Atlanta-Clinical-Information-Librarian-GA-30322/597050600/

Salary:

Contact: https://careers.choa.org/job/Atlanta-Clinical-Information-Librarian-GA-30322/597050600/


Submission Date: 10/03/2019

Job Title: Branch Manager

Job Description: General Definition of Work. Performs intermediate professional work directing the activities of a branch library, supervising and participating in providing good customer service, circulation, collection development, youth services, literacy services, and community outreach, providing reference and reader's advisory services, overseeing, planning and conducting programs and activities, developing and updating collections, instructing customers on library resources and use of library equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Library Director. Divisional supervision is exercised over all branch personnel. Essential Functions Supervises all activities in a branch library including circulation and adult, children and reference services. Supervises assigned personnel; prioritizes and assigns work; oversees staff schedules; conducts performance evaluations; provides feedback on job performance and recognizes accomplishments; monitors workflow; provides staff training opportunities and ensures staff is trained in all procedures, policies and general customer service. Serves as resource for responding to patron inquiries and complaints; provides information about library services; provides reader's advisory services and reference assistance; supports customers using E-book and all online library resources; assesses computer problems; requests technical assistance when required; schedules meeting room for community groups; explains and implements library policy. Oversees all areas of library; develops and maintains collections and services; selects titles for purchase; ensures shelves stay in order devising schedule in reading and weeding shelves; establishes special collections. Manages programming and actively promotes library through positive interactions; represents the library by presenting at community meetings, assisting and supporting Friends of the Library; reviews donations and maintains used book sale. Supervises juvenile literacy enrichment services to the public; provides oversight and guidance to library staff providing literacy enrichment services such as summer reading, pre-K story times and all other youth programs; participates in coordination with library system in selection of and communication with summer reading program performers. Maintains manual and computer statistical reports on various schedules; reconciles fines, fees and credit/debits; ensures fiscal activities conform to county policy and guidelines. Promotes community outreach; works with families and caregivers to find needed resources. Responds to building security alarms; maintains building by reporting maintenance and public safety issues. Provides coverage of public desks and services as needed; performs basic cataloging and on the fly cataloging. As a designated Essential Personnel for county government, is responsible for participating in training and reporting for duty as scheduled in the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergencies, such as hurricanes

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Thorough knowledge of library procedures, methods and techniques; thorough knowledge of and interest in books including reader interest levels; thorough knowledge of research techniques and procedures; thorough knowledge of office procedures and records maintenance techniques; intermediate knowledge of common office software and ability to become proficient in library operations software and applications; ability to meet the public with poise and self-assurance, and to deal tactfully and courteously with library customers; skill in the use of library equipment, materials and resources; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, library patrons and the general public. Education and Experience Masters in Library Science degree with 4 years library experience, two years supervisory/management experience; or Bachelor's degree with 6 years library experience and 2 years supervisory/management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at bit.ly/pcpl-branch-manager

Salary: Depends on qualifications

Contact: For more information about the position, email Mike Taylor, Library Director of Pender County Public Library, at [email protected]

Submission Date: 10/03/2019

Job Title: Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian

Job Description: Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian at the faculty rank of Librarian Instructor. Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Reese Library, this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position has the primary responsibility of managing daily operations related to licensing, negotiating, tracking, and providing access to e-resources and print serials within the broader context of the strategic plans and goals of the University Libraries as well as Augusta University.The successful candidate will accomplish the following:•Provides leadership, management, and technical expertise for Reese Library’s collection of electronic and print serials resources.•Collects and analyzes data and statistics; prepares departmental and other reports; serves as the library’s point person on issues and questions related to e-resources and serials.•Works with publishers and vendors of electronic and print resources regarding trials, contracts and licensing, e-journal interfaces, and changes in print resources.•Communicates results of usage reports needed for library assessment; maintains spreadsheets, holdings menu, and web pages for electronic resources.•Compiles and reports statistics for institutional, state, and national reports.•Participates in collection development, including the weeding/withdrawal of items from the library’s general collection.•Creates and maintains online research guides.•Supervises one full time staff member.•Acts as a liaison to one or more academic/university units.•Provides research assistance to faculty, staff, students, and library patrons seeking assistance, while maintaining high customer service standards.•Participates in the library instruction program by teaching classes in the liaison area, and other areas as needed.•Actively engages in professional development by conducting scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility; disseminates research by contributing to appropriate professional literature and/or conferences.•Engages in service to the libraries, the university, the community, and the profession, including serving on committees. Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and to contribute to the professional literature.This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options. Support for professional development is also available.

Qualifications: Requirements:•American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science.•Experience with an integrated library system, particularly the acquisitions and cataloging modules; experience using spreadsheets.•Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.•Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community.Preferred Requirements:•Experience procuring, licensing, and managing e-resources and print serials.•Experience dealing with technical changes that may affect user access to e-resources.•Supervisory experience.•Experience in library instruction.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) in the form of original transcript(s).In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references.Please submit as one document at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/

Salary:

Contact: Melissa Johnson, MLIS, MAAssistant Director of Reference and Education Services


Submission Date: 09/18/2019

Job Title: Discovery Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services


Submission Date: 09/17/2019

Job Title: Assistant Branch Manager / Children’s Librarian

Job Description: Full-time position for an energetic, team-oriented librarian who will demonstrate exceptional customer service as an example for all staff and build a positive team spirit within the branch. In the absence of the branch manager, this person will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer service, high productivity and maintaining high staff morale at a busy community library. They will have supervisory duties, including compiling statistical and narrative reports, assisting with staff schedules, coordinating volunteers, supervising support staff, assisting with performance evaluation, and payroll. This candidate is periodically responsible for the Children’s Department, which provides library services for children age’s birth through grade 5. Duties include creating attractive displays, developing new and maintaining ongoing innovative children’s programs, story times/storytelling, STEAM programs, and puppetry programs to promote literacy. 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 and schools to promote library’s services and resources. Participates in collection development and maintenance in consultation with LCATS (Library Collection and Technical Services). Must be comfortable proactively seeking out customers of all ages to offer assistance in all areas of the library (desk, roving, email, phone, and/or additional methods of communication).Must be a forward thinker with demonstrated skills in the areas of technology and innovation. Must be a strong library advocate devoted to providing excellent customer service to the community. Must have the ability to exercise leadership and be able to motivate others to achieve these goals. Must be able to train and supervise staff and possess the necessary skills to motivate staff to be the best they can be. Ability to write concise reports, analyze community needs, the needs of the collection, the effectiveness of services and be able to communicate those needs to the appropriate departments and supervisors. This position requires broad knowledge and competency of bibliographic tools and sources, library methods, procedures, principles and practices, and emerging technology. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, customer-focused and possess excellent oral and written communication skills; must have the ability to work well with people in a group and individual settings. Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail and carry out assignments independently. Must have the ability to take initiative in making suggestions for the library’s services and collections improvements. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/13/2019

Job Title: Library Technical Specialist

Job Description: LAC Group is seeking a full-time, temporary Library Technical Specialist to work on-site at our client, a well-known law firm’s, Greenville, SC office. This position is focused on providing administrative support to the technical services department at the firm. The role will consist of primarily preparing multi-office cost splits of complex invoices and for creating and modifying custom alerts. This is a full-time, benefitted position lasting through at least the end of the year, with the possibility of extending longer.Responsibilities:Create and modify custom alerts using the Courthouse News Service website;Prepare multi-office cost splits of complex invoices with minimal supervision (Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, etc.);Search for and retrieve complaints filed in various state and federal courts;Provide online cost backup for Westlaw and Lexis to end users and office administrators using SmartRecharge;Assist with configuration and data cleanup of GeniePlusParticipate in basic legal research including corporate filings and public record searches;Assist the technical services department with special projects or needs;Other duties as the arise according to client requests

Qualifications: 1-3 years previous experience is desired;Previous experience working in a law firm is preferred;Previous experience working with GeniePlus is preferred;Previous experience working in technical services;Previous administrative experience, particularly the ability to handle multiple, in-depth invoices;MLS/MLIS/JD preferred, though work experience or a similar or related degree may take the place of MLS/MLIS;Legal research skills including but not limited to docket and case law research (both state and federal), secondary sources, and practice guidanceExceptional client service skills, particularly via written communicationSuperior organizational skills, particularly with delivering concisely formatted and organized deliverables

Type: Temporary

How to Apply: Please upload your resume to our website here: https://www.libgig.com/careers/library-technical-specialist-lac-group/a0E1H00000jCkV2UAK/

Salary: DOE

Contact: Katy [email protected]


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: HR Interview Specialist, Grade 20

Job Description: HOURS: 30 hours per week Monday through Friday. Hours will vary, but will be mostly daytime hours with 1 evening per month possible. This position includes a generous benefits package.EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Provides assistance to the public and employees regarding inquiries about vacancies and the employment application status;•Prepares recruitment information and materials for internal and public job postings, Library job site postings and job line, local colleges, bulletin board postings and subscription ads;•Develops new strategies to identify and attract diverse candidates by using traditional and non-traditional resources, such as career fairs, online job fairs, community network events, etc.;•Coordinates appropriate employment testing in conjunction with the Training Department;•Analyzes resumes, applications and cover letters to ensure accuracy and completion; conducts most interviews with managers, providing advice as needed; runs all background and reference checks; ensures completion of new hire drug testing, etc.;•Extends job offers to chosen candidate, verbally and in writing; sets up and conducts the New Employee Orientation (NEO) ensuring all paperwork is complete and accurate; compiles NEO packets and manuals; •Assists HR Benefits Specialist manage the Libraries time-keeping system;•Maintains various databases, including Munis Applicant Tracking, ADP time keeping system and Hire Select;•Develops and coordinates training programs (working in conjunction with the Training Department) for managers with the goal of improving recruiting and hiring processes and reducing turnover; •Maintains confidential documents and information in a secured office environment; •Administers separation procedures in conjunction with the Benefits Specialist (Exit questionnaire completed by employee and supervisor, return of Library property, notifying The Benefit Company for COBRA mailing, notifying appropriate staff, etc.);•Assists the Coordinator of Programs & Projects in administering an Internship program;•Serves as the back-up assistant for the Headquarters Administration area.

Qualifications: KINWLEDGE AND SKILLS:•A minimum of 2 years of previous and proven recruiting experience desired;•Must possess considerable skill in all interviewing techniques and extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and Federal and State laws regarding employment and Human Resources practices; •General knowledge of basic research and survey techniques as well as report writing and strong computer skills with the ability to learn moderately complex computer software programs;•Must have the ability to establish rapport with others in person and on the telephone and maintain effective working relationships with the public and library staff.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $1962 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Finance Specialist, Grade 23

Job Description: HOURS: 40 hours per week. This position includes a generous benefits package.EDUCATION: Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) in Finance, Business, or related field. Pre-employment testing is required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Maintains all Accounts Payable functions according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Library’s fiscal policies and procedures•Interprets and communicates the fiscal operations and internal controls of the library system•Enters/posts cash receipts, credits, and payments in the General Ledger•Maintains W-9 records and processes 1099 filings with the IRS•Processes credit applications with outside vendors•Acts as liaison between the Library Finance Department and outside vendors•Answer questions from vendors and library employees about purchase orders, invoices, and financial records•Maintains General Ledger journals in the financial data processing system (Munis)•Supports the external audit process by providing reports and contributing personal knowledge and analysis•Performs a variety of accounting and related tasks•Assists the Finance Director with preparing bank reconciliation records, preparing sales tax returns, and overseeing workflow in the Finance Department•Maintains financial records for the Employee Staff Association

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:•Five years of current job experience working in finance or accounting; Experience in local and municipal governmental accounting and reporting preferred •Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal controls, principles, and guidelines governing financial practices and procedures •Strong communication skills and ability to work with outside vendors and agencies•Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines•Possession of a valid South Carolina driver’s license•Proficiency in Microsoft Office and accounting software (experience using Munis preferred)

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $40,500 Annually

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Tween Assistant, Grade 19

Job Description: HOURS: 25 hours per week: Mon. 3 – 8 pm; Tues. 11 am – 4 pm; Wed 10 am – 2 pm; Thurs. 1 – 6 pm; Fri. Off; Sat. 9:30 am – 4 pmMust be flexible to accommodate schedule changes. (Includes generous benefits)EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Plans, promotes and presents programs for tweens as needed on a weekly or monthly basis including special events and summer reading activities•Prepares deposits and program contracts, requests purchase orders and tracks and submits program statistics•Provides community outreach in the local area at schools or special events•Responsible for the tween area in the library and all displays, signage and bulletin boards regarding tween services•Performs circulation duties including check out, check in, and processing of new materials •Participates in regular tween services committee meetings, online discussions, and book reviews•Assists patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment•Attends regular training related to tween services and other library work•Supports supervisor directives and assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence •Remains aware of safety and security at all times

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, and the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Exceptional written and oral communication skills•Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills•Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment•Stays informed of pop culture and STEAM activities to provide programs of interest to tweens•Experience working with children and tweens with strong knowledge of children’s literature•Some supervisory experience and ability to provide guidance and direction to patrons and staff•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church streeet, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $1870 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Teen/Tween Assistant, Grade 19

Job Description: HOURS: 35 hours per week: Mon. 9:30-4:30; Tues. 1-8; Wed 9:30-5; Thurs. 9:30-6; Fri. 9:30-6; every 4th Sat. 9:30-4EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Plans, promotes and presents programs for teens and tweens•Prepares deposits and program contracts, requests purchase orders and tracks and submits program statistics•Schedules and actively engages the public during community outreach in the local area at schools or special events•Responsible for maintaining an attractive up-to-date teen and tween area in the library including collections, displays, and signage •Performs circulation duties including check out, check in, and processing of new materials •Participates in regular teen and tween services committee meetings, online discussions, and book reviews•Prepares engaging book reviews and social media posts•Provides superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment•Attends regular training related to teen and tween services and other library work•Supports supervisor directives and assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence •Remains aware of safety and security at all times

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Comfortable and proficient using technology•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, and the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Desire to work with and advocate for a diverse teen and tween population•Exceptional written and oral communication skills•Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills•Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment•Stays informed of pop culture and STEAM activities to provide programs of interest to teens and tweens•Experience working with teens and tweens with strong knowledge of teen and children’s literature•Some supervisory experience and ability to provide guidance and direction to patrons and staff•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to: 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $2181 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/10/2019

Job Title: Tween Assistant, Grade 19

Job Description: HOURS: 20 hours per week: Mon. 9:30 am – 3 pm; Tues. 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Wed 2 pm – 6 pm; Thurs. 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes. (Includes some benefits) EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:•Plans, promotes and presents programs for tweens as needed on a weekly or monthly basis including special events and summer reading activities•Prepares deposits and program contracts, requests purchase orders and tracks and submits program statistics•Provides community outreach in the local area at schools or special events•Responsible for the tween area in the library and all displays, signage and bulletin boards regarding tween services •Performs circulation duties including check out, check in, and processing of new materials •Participates in regular tween services committee meetings, online discussions, and book reviews•Assists patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment•Attends regular training related to tween services and other library work•Supports supervisor directives and assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence •Remains aware of safety and security at all times

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience•Comfortable and proficient using technology•Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, and the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups•Exceptional written and oral communication skills•Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills•Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment•Stays informed of pop culture and STEAM activities to provide programs of interest to tweens•Experience working with children and tweens with strong knowledge of children’s literature•Some supervisory experience and ability to provide guidance and direction to patrons and staff•Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach•Must complete pre-employment testing

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any of our Spartanburg County Public Library locations. They can also be faxed to 864-596-3518 or mailed to 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Salary: $1558 per month

Contact: Vicki Kostiuk864-285-9027


Submission Date: 09/09/2019

Job Title: Engineering Librarian - Assistant Librarian

Job Description: Clemson University Libraries seek a service-oriented, innovative and collaborative librarian to support education and research in engineering and the sciences. The Engineering Librarian will provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach for departments in the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences. The successful candidate will collaborate with university partners and institutes to develop and support innovative programs and services. This is a 12-month tenure track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested persons can learn more and apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/67042

Salary:

Contact: Gordon Cochrane


Submission Date: 09/06/2019

Job Title: Business Analyst

Job Description: Richland Library is seeking to hire a Business Intelligence Analyst for our Main location.Traditionally, libraries have counted outputs of the work we do, but not necessarily outcomes – the results of the work, what has changed in people’s lives because of their interaction with the library. You will guide the library in measuring outputs and outcomes for operational, day-to-day work, special projects and initiatives, and in support of the Strategic Plan goals. You will also manage monthly statistical reporting, and create and manage dashboard software to fuel data-driven decision-making.Major Tasks:* Business Intelligence: oversee all aspects of business intelligence and data analytics to enhance decision making and execution of strategic initiatives.* Community Impact Reports: Using our Strategic Plan as a guide, you will create a menu of data indicators from internal and external sources. Once established, this tool will be used to illustrate the many ways our numbers support the goals of the Strategic Plan, and how that plan supports the goals of the community as a whole. * Business Intelligence Software: create and maintain a dashboard of existing data points to guide organizational priorities for staffing, space optimization and spending when making decisions on current and potential services, locations and demographics.* Data Visualization: create visually appealing and understandable reports from relevant data sources.* Maintain monthly statistical reports: - Review overall statistics regularly for trends and opportunities - Research anomalies at the ground level to determine cause - Work with teams to make recommendations for improvement * Work closely with all relevant teams, departments and locations to ascertain their needs and determine ways to help quantify their goals* Work closely with Marketing & Digital Strategy to optimize the use of the library’s CRM reporting capabilities* Performing other associated duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree with a focus in a quantitative field (e.g. finance, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, or similar). * 3-5 years demonstrated business analysis experience.* Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information.* Proficiency in SQL and Python or R.* Experience using PowerBI or Tableau to analyze and present large data sets.* Exemplary communication skills.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Qualified candidates may submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please refer to the job title on the subject line.

Salary: $52,357.50 - $54,000.00 plus benefits

Contact: Marcia SmithTalent Acquisition Coordinator


Submission Date: 09/03/2019

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Curator for the Waring Historical Library, this position will provide Administrative support to the Curator. Duties for this position include managing meeting schedules, maintaining membership and fundraising records, and assisting with event planning for the Waring Historical Library as well as the Waring Library Society. . This position will also provide assistance with the management of the Waring Library building and serve as point of contact for visitors to the Waring Historical Library. Full position description available at http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/517042/univ-waring-assistant-library

Qualifications: Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and two years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the related work experience.

Type: Part Time

How to Apply: Visit MUSC Career’s Page http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/517042/univ-waring-assistant-library

Salary: Pay scale: UNIV-Band 4: $27,527.00 - $39,228.00 - $50,930.00 (min - mid - max)

Contact: Brian D. Fors, Ph.D., C.A., DASCurator, Waring Historical LibraryMedical University of South Carolina175 Ashley AvenueCharleston, SC 29425(843) 792-2290/[email protected]


Submission Date: 09/02/2019

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. The Digital and Preservation Archivist will be largely responsible for managing the digital conversion and online delivery of born-digital and digitalized archival collections in collaboration with appropriate library partners. This role involves the development and implementation of policies, standards and procedures for the management of the digital content within the Special Collections and Archives. These materials include current and legacy physical media (hard drives, floppy disks, compact disks, etc.) and web-based material with reference to University Archives materials (websites, email, and social media). Also included in responsibilities of the role is the integration of proper digital forensic tools to help ensure authentic and appropriately protected archival materials and the management of the conversion of analog formats and audiovisual materials.

Qualifications: In addition to the job skills listed above, the qualifications for the role include an ALA- accredited graduate degree in librarianship, SAA-accredited graduate degree in archives administration, or a relevant, accredited graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, and at least two years of experience in some aspect of archives, special collections, or records repository. The ideal candidate for the role will possess a SAA Digital Archives Specialist certificate and have demonstrated experience working with archival collections in a digital environment within an academic or research library.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/67288. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by September 16, 2019 will be guaranteed consideration.

Salary: $58,000-$65,000

Contact: James Cross, Search Committee Chair


Submission Date: 08/27/2019

Job Title: Adult Services Manager

Job Description: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This employee is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and promoting public library programs and services for adults in a particular county. This employee supervises all staff and volunteers assigned to the Adult Services Department. This employee is considered an expert in the delivery of library services to adults and provides guidance and assistance throughout the library system on an as needed basis. EXAMPLES OF WORK 1. Responsible for collection development in print and electronic adult reference, adult fiction, and adult nonfiction sections of the library in accordance with the ARL Materials Selection Policy; on a rotating basis orders e-books for the region 2. Manages budget lines pertaining to Adult Services Department 3. Provides information service to area businesses 4. Answers ready reference, research, and readers’ advisory questions 5. Aids patrons in selection of books, reference materials, and other special resources 6. Assists patrons with computer/internet issues 7. Oversees or performs interlibrary loan functions 8. Provides bibliographic instruction on an as needed basis 9. Prepares subject bibliographies in print and electronic format on an as needed basis 10. May serve as liaison between the public library and a public/private agency and/or school/home school serving people over 13 years of age. SAMPLE OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES NEEDEDAbility to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees Considerable knowledge of professional library principles, practices, and techniques Considerable knowledge of reference, fiction, and nonfiction materials for adults Proficiency with MS Operating System and MS Office Suite Ability to assist patrons with computer/internet issues Ability to assist patrons in locating areas of the library collection pertinent to their needs Ability to conduct a successful reference interview and to assist patrons in meeting their informational and recreational needs Possession of a valid driver’s license

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an ALA-accredited school of Library and Information Science with a Master’s degree in library science and a minimum of 1 year of public library experience in addition to or including 1 year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Must be eligible for North Carolina Public Librarian Certification.

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Date: August 27, 2019Available: September 30 Title: Adult Services Manager – Full Time Location: Watauga County Public Library Salary: $40,622, plus benefits Open until filled. TO APPLY: Send resume, cover letter, and references to: hrwatauga(at)arlibrary(dot)org

Salary: 40,622 plus benefits

Contact: TO APPLY: Send resume, cover letter, and references to: hrwatauga(at)arlibrary(dot)org


Submission Date: 08/23/2019

Job Title: Instruction and Reference Librarian (Tenure Track)

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary:

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


Submission Date: 08/09/2019

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

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: [email protected]


Submission Date: 08/08/2019

Job Title: Library Information Coordinator

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

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

Type: Part Time

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

Salary:

Contact: Joe Chester


Submission Date: 08/02/2019

Job Title: Assistant Branch Manager / Reference Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 08/02/2019

Job Title: Children's Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: Human Resources


Submission Date: 07/31/2019

Job Title: Regional Director

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: 50,000-54,000

Contact: Robina Norman, Interim [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/29/2019

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $37,318.00

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


Submission Date: 07/29/2019

Job Title: OUTREACH MANAGER

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: CCPL, Human Resources


Submission Date: 07/25/2019

Job Title: BOOKMOBILE MANAGER

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $22,617

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


Submission Date: 07/25/2019

Job Title: Deputy Director of Library Operations

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

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

Contact: Michelle Williams - [email protected]


Submission Date: 07/24/2019

Job Title: Branch Manager

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

Qualifications:

Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Send resume to [email protected]

Salary:

Contact: Marsha Alford, HR Manager


 

Submission Date: 07/23/2019

Job Title: Evening Library Assistant (part-time)

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

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

Type: Part Time

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

Salary:

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


Submission Date: 07/22/2019

Job Title: Director of Library Experience, Branches

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

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

Type: Full Time

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

Salary: $75k + minimum salary plus benefits

Contact: Marcia SmithTalent Acquisition [email protected]