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The Library Board of Trustees seeks applications for the position of Library Director, following the retirement of the current Director. Douglas County Public Library, Nevada serves a county of 47,000. The County lies in Northern Nevada, bordering California and containing a portion of Lake Tahoe. The Library Director reports to a five-member Board of Trustees. Responsibilities include, among others, the fiscal, personnel, facilities, and operational management of the system. Minimum qualifications and key attributes include a Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. Seven or more years of progressively responsible experience in the library field, including 5 years in a supervisory/management position. Salary range starts at $74,500 with benefits and compensation negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications. The online application opens April 21, 2014 and will remain open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on June 20, 2014. Submit an online application and attach: a meaningful cover letter; a current resume; and three (3) professional references including address, telephone number and email address for each. The online application is located athttp://agency.governmentjobs.com/douglasconv/default.cfm Additional information is available at the Careers page on the Library Website: http://www.douglascountynv.gov/index.aspx?NID=1021

Job #: 00791

The Department of Heritage and Arts, Division of State History is recruiting for a Metadata-Digitization Intern. This recruitment is open to the public. To apply for this position please visit https://statejobs.utah.gov/.   This recruitment will close on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:45pm.  If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Watts, HR Analyst II at mwatts@utah.gov

The Utah State Law Library seeks applicants for the position of Reference Librarian. 

For position information and to apply online, please go to https://agency.governmentjobs.com/utah/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=833565. The application deadline is Monday, April 7th.

For more information about the Utah State Law Library, please visit our website: http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary.

Subject: Recruitment Posted-Librarian II

The Department of Heritage and Arts, Division of State Library is recruiting for a Librarian II.  This recruitment is open to the public. To apply for this position please visit https://statejobs.utah.gov, and search for Librarian II.  This recruitment will close on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:45 pm.  If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Watts, HR Analyst II at mwatts@utah.gov
The Utah State Law Library seeks applicants for the position of Reference Librarian. 

For position information and to apply online, please go to 

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/utah/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=833565. The application deadline is Monday, April 7th.

For more information about the Utah State Law Library, please visit our website: http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary.

Pueblo City-County is looking for a Teen Librarian

Full-time, 40 hrs./ wk.

Position to begin September 1, 2014

Opening Date:  February 14, 2014

 Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Posting Type: Internal/External

Salary Range: Master B, $39,790 - $53,518.40

Do You Love Working with Tweens and Teens?  Then don’t miss this opportunity to join Pueblo City County Library District as our new Teen Librarian!

The Teen Services Librarian promotes engagement and increase circulation, visits, program attendance and digital services use for services and resources that target teens in the community.  This position works within the Youth Services (YS) Department to provide district-wide leadership in the planning and implementation of innovative teen programs.

To apply send a completed PCCLD Employment Application, letter of interest and resume to:

Email:  joe’l.deyoung@pueblolibrary.org

Mail:  PCCLD, HR, 100 E. Abriendo Ave.

 Pueblo, CO  81004


North Dakota State University Libraries

Fargo, ND
Opening for a full-time Business Librarian
Position Description
The Business Librarian will be responsible for managing the Business Library. This position will also be responsible for instruction, reference and research services, subject liaison activities, collection management in assigned subject areas, and participation in appropriate library and university committees.
Minimum Qualifications:
• An ALA-accredited M.A., M.S., M.L.S., or M.L.I.S.
• Experience, coursework, or demonstrated awareness of business, economics, and management
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and colleagues
• Demonstrated familiarity with current and emerging technologies for teaching and learning
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Customer service orientation
• Internet, word processing, database, and spreadsheet skills
Preferred Qualifications:
• Graduate or undergraduate degree in a business discipline
• Collection management experience
• Liaison experience
• Reference experience
• Instruction (teaching or training) skills
• Supervisory experience
• Demonstrated potential for engagement in scholarly activities
• Involvement or willingness to become involved in appropriate professional organizations
Screening Date 
For further information and to apply for the position


Young Minds Program Leader job opening at The Columbus Metropolitan Library



The Young Minds Program Leader has the opportunity to help address community needs identified in the library’s Young Minds strategy, our top priority. Building a foundation for a successful life is the outcome we strive to attain for the children we serve, and the work we do every day reflects this aspiration.


This position is responsible for key areas in our Youth Services program that support our goals of preparing children, their parents and caregivers for kindergarten (Ready for Kindergarten); increasing school-age literacy and reading proficiency (Third Grade Reading – Ohio’s state mandated initiative; Summer Reading Club) and supporting high school graduation success (Homework Help).


Columbus Metropolitan Library is the place for out-of-school learning opportunities for students in central Ohio, and our programs and services focus on student success before, during and after school. The Youth Services Program Leader will be instrumental in furthering this work.



Columbus Metropolitan Library is an award-winning profession leader. We’ve been ranked the number one library in the nation multiple times, Library Journal named us National Library of the Year in 2010, and in 2011 we earned the National Medal for Community Service. 

Our customers experience world-class service and hiring exceptional staff is the key to our success. We’re embracing the changing role of libraries in the digital age and evolving our services to meet the needs of our customers. We are imbedded in the diverse communities we serve. We work with partners and community leaders to ensure we understand and meet the needs of our customers in these unique neighborhoods.



We offer a strong benefits package. Our staff enjoys health insurance with 100% coverage of preventative care. We offer dental, vision, long and short-term disability, life insurance and we are part of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). 


1. Masters of Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited institution of higher learning.

2. 3-5 years progressively more responsible experience working with children.

3. Knowledge of children’s and teen literature.

4. Knowledge of children’s and adolescent development.

5. Demonstrated ability to develop training programs and train staff. 

6. Ability to establish and maintain system-wide collaborations with community agencies. 

7. Ability to effectively present in a variety of formal settings - one on one, group, peers, direct reports, etc.  Command attention and manage group process. 


For more information: www.columbuslibrary.org/careers


Library Assistant, South Jordan, UT Campus

Roseman University of Health Sciences, a private non-profit institution, seeks a responsible, self-motivated, and detail-orientated individual as a full-time Library Assistant for afternoon and evening hours at the South Jordan, Utah Campus.  Routine duties include, but are not limited to, performing circulation activities via an online system, assisting students with locating resources, assisting with computer use, overseeing student workers, shelving library materials, maintaining supplies, and following standardized procedures to oversee the library by his/herself in the evenings (with security presence). Successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service, working knowledge of Microsoft products and general office equipment, and ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Regular schedule is 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM Monday-Thursday. Dependability to keep to the set schedule on a daily basis is essential. Application review begins February 25, 2014. Position is open until filled.

Required:  High school diploma or GED

Preferred:  Knowledge of general office practices and procedures; previous library experience a plus

See full job description at http://www.roseman.edu/employment/utah.  Submit a resume with separate cover letter addressing your capability for and/or related experience with the skills and responsibilities listed in the full job description to Library Administrative Assistant Laura Bush via email at lbush@roseman.edu

Law Library Assistant I

The Utah State Law Library is accepting applications for a Law Library Assistant I position.

Salary:             $12.84 - $16.59 Hourly 
Closes:            February 13, 2014 11:59 PM 

Apply online: https://statejobspostings.utah.gov

Under supervision of the State Law Librarian, performs a variety of clerical and customer service duties in support of the Law Library operation. 


  • Reference: Provides reference services to a broad spectrum of library users including the public, judges, law clerks, court staff, attorneys, executive and legislative branch staff, public library staff and students.
  • Provides services in person, by phone, email and text messaging. Helps patrons navigate the Courts' website, directs patrons to forms and information, guides patrons to legal research resources online and in print, and provides relevant referrals.
  • Document Delivery: Provides timely and accurate delivery of copies of library materials following copyright law and library guidelines.
  • Shelving: Shelves library materials in a timely and accurate manner and notifies supervisor when shifting is necessary.
  • Filing: Updates library materials by filing looseleaf services, pocket parts and other supplements in a timely and accurate manner. Notifies supervisor of any subscription problems or missing pages in a timely manner.
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping: Following court accounting procedures, receipts revenue; makes change; accepts credit card payments; accounts for copier revenue.
  • Appellate Briefs: Inventories, processes and files appellate briefs; prepares briefs for binding.
  • Circulation: Uses library's integrated library system to check out materials to eligible borrowers following the circulation policy.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Performs minor computer, printer and photocopier maintenance and repair by troubleshooting, clearing paper jams, changing toner, and filling paper trays.
  • Outreach: May contribute posts to the Utah State Law Library Facebook page.
  • Uses state FINET system to prepare payments for library purchases.
  • Orders office supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years of post high school education. One year of library experience preferred. Additional library experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work accurately, and with close attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills and experience with word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Basic accounting experience
  • Understanding of basic library functions
  • Ability to adapt to new procedures, policies and technology
  • Ability to apply principles and techniques of the work described

 Preference may be given to individuals with law library experience.

Collection Manager (LDS Business College)

ID# 106990, Type: Full-time – Regular

Salt Lake City, UT

Posting Dates: 1/28/2014 – 2/28/2014

Requirements for Employment Eligibility:

The LDS Business College is a privately owned and operated college of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Essential Job Functions:

Build, configure, and maintain a digital repository of course content to support curriculum development and access to learning resources by faculty and students.

Monitor curriculum and support faculty in the selection of course content in an effort to enhance student learning.

Build and maintain a library collection in all formats to support the academic programs of the college

Build and maintain user settings and rights management notes in the digital repository to manage user permissions for course content.

Work with faculty, the Office of Information Technology, and other stakeholders to provide seamless access to course content for students and faculty through Equella, Brain Honey, and Primo

Oversee communication with cataloging staff and troubleshoot cataloging issues to ensure accuracy of the library catalog and other online discovery tools.

Manage print and electronic reserves to increase ease of access to course material by students.

Analyze collection data to maximize the use of library materials and course content.

Posting Notice/How to Apply:

For a complete job announcement and to apply online, go to https://careers.ldschurch.org/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=106990


Reference and Instruction Librarian (LDS Business College)

ID# 106991, Type: Part-time – Regular

Salt Lake City, UT

Posting Dates: 1/28/2014 – 2/28/2014

Requirements for Employment Eligibility:

The LDS Business College is a privately owned and operated college of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist in supervising activities at the circulation desk to provide knowledgeable and friendly customer service.

Teach and participate in instruction programs using traditional classroom methods and new education technologies to integrate information literacy into all academic programs.

Provide traditional and electronic reference services; develop and maintain web-based tutorials; and create, curate, and maintain print and electronic subject guides to ensure responsive and accurate research help for all patrons.

Posting Notice/How to Apply:

For a complete job announcement and to apply online, go to https://careers.ldschurch.org/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=106991


Library Director - Sonoma County Library (CA)

Responsibilities.Under the general policy and program direction of the Library Commission, the Director will manage and direct the library’s operations to assure a balanced county-wide library system that includes a comprehensive program of library services. Key responsibilities include: manage and direct library operations, plan and develop library services, coordinate governance and support, and build public understanding and support. Please see the full Director Job Description for typical duties, tasks, desired skills and abilities and additional details.

Qualifications. Graduation from a college or university approved by an accrediting association of more than statewide standing; plus possession of a graduate library degree from a school accredited by the American Library Association; ten years of experience with increasing levels of responsibility in a public library and/or public agency, at least six of which shall have been in administrative positions; or any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the requirements of the position. Required knowledge includes: all aspects of library administration; pertinent state and federal laws and regulations; organizational, administrative, and management and labor relations principles and practices; supervisory techniques; resource allocation; planning and budgeting; and sources and methods of funding for public agencies. Prior success reporting to a governing board and working with a bargaining unit are highly desirable.

For more information visit: www.gossagesager.com/sonomaad/htm



 University of New Mexico - Director of Access Services

The College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences has a full-time faculty opening for a Director of Access Services. The faculty rank and tenure status are negotiable based on qualifications and experience.  The annual salary is negotiable based on qualifications and includes full benefits.

For full details of the posting and instructions to apply, please go to:https://unmjobs.unm.edu/  and search for posting #0823668, the position title: Open Rank, or working title: Director of Access Services.
Open until filled. For best consideration, complete applications must be received through the UNMJobs website no later than February 2, 2014.

Collection Specialist Librarian - Collection Development Office
January 24, 2014 - February 14, 2014
Denver, CO
Salary Range:
$22.42 - $29.15 per hour starting salary range; $22.42 - $35.87 per hour full salary range. Although the full salary range for this position is provided, offers are typically made within the starting salary range and depend on qualifications.
The City and County of Denver benefit package will be offered.
Employment Type:
Full Time
Collection Development
Location: Collection Services/Collection Development Office, Central Library, 13th & Broadway

Status/Schedule: Regular, full-time, 40 hours per week. This position will be scheduled according to the department needs and will include evening and weekend hours.

Background Information: The Denver Public Library collects materials, in a variety of popular formats, which support the Library's function as a major source of information for the demanding needs of a metropolitan population. The collection serves the popular and recreational needs of the general public and reflects the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of the community. The Denver Public Library has a centralized collection development department for a Central Library and 25 branches, with a new branch opening in 2013. The total collection budget for 2014 is $5.2 million.
Duties and Responsibilities: Provides children’s materials collection development, maintenance and evaluation within established guidelines. Makes selection decisions for children’s materials in multiple formats. Utilizes online vendor selection and ordering tools, print review and other media sources to make purchase decisions. Exercises professional judgment to anticipate demand, address customer and staff requests, and analyze, identify and respond to collection needs. Keeps current on trends affecting children’s collections. Uses data to assess usage and popularity of library materials. Tracks budget through provided reports and makes necessary adjustments. Participates in determining annual budget allocations for library materials. Works collaboratively with librarians throughout the system on collection development and maintenance issues. Assists and/or provides direction to branch staff in weeding and collection maintenance activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the elements that make up a great public library collection. Skill in interpreting data from many sources in analyzing collection needs. Skill in the use of integrated library systems. Skill in analysis, negotiation and problem solving. Skill in operating a computer and using the technology required to perform assigned duties. Ability to work well under pressure and to meet inflexible deadlines. Ability to demonstrate initiative and flexibility. Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, cultural sensitivity and sense of humor in working with customers, coworkers and community. 

Experience: Two years of post-MLS professional-level work in a library. Experience working with online ordering tools including iPage, Bibz, Overdrive, and Midwest Tapes is preferred.

Education: A Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.

Special Requirements: A background check must be passed after the offer to hire has been made. 


BYU Psychology Librarian

 Brigham Young University (BYU), a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in Provo, Utah, invites application for the position of Psychology Librarian, a continuing faculty status (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL). 

The mission of this position is 1) to provide specialized reference, advanced research assistance, and library instruction in psychology; counseling psychology and special education;  instructional psychology and technology; therapeutic recreation; and other assigned areas as needed; 2) to work as the library liaison to faculty teaching and researching in the assigned areas; 3) to develop and manage collections for the library in the assigned areas; and 4) to participate in scholarship, creative works, and other professional development activities.

Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.  The Library is seeking a dynamic individual who can perform well in a rapidly changing environment. 

For complete job announcement and to apply online go to http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/2780

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2014

Job Opening for a Librarian Within the Washington County Library System

Full-time with benefits / $15.16 hourly. Hours vary, including some evenings and weekends.

Performs a variety of duties as needed for the delivery of public library services.  Assignments may occur within any division or branch of the library including reference, interlibrary loan, technical services, acquisitions, cataloging, and youth services. 

Focus for this position will be as a System Materials Selector @ the St. George Library:  Follows the system Materials Selection Policy in performing duties related to acquisitions of library materials and resources; follows established procedures for ordering of materials; researches materials for purchase by using professional journals, reviews, and other selection resources; makes direct contact and establishes relationships with vendors; processes invoices, monitors assigned allocation of library materials budget, and ensures adherence to all fiscal guidelines. 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and Two (2) years' experience performing related duties OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 

A complete job description and application can be found on our website. www.washco.utah.gov / Jobs 

Deadline to submit online application: January 14th, 2014 

Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Library Coordinator, John T. Hinckley Library

Provides library services to include:  reference assistance, library research instruction, collection development, and other professional librarian responsibilities.   Starting salary is up to $43,079 per year contingent upon education and experience for this 10 month position, fully-benefitted.

We are looking for a student-focused individual with experience in library instruction teaching, digital media creation, and online course development.

Required:  Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution, and at least two years of library work experience.

Hinckley Library is a very busy community college library with a large and active library instruction program. The Writing Center and Peer Tutoring are located in our facility and are working with the library to develop a learning commons. All librarians are expected to work with students and faculty on a daily basis.

For more information about our library services and programs, please visit our website at: http://www.northwestcollege.edu/library

Located 70 miles from Yellowstone National Park, Northwest College is a two-year, residential college offering transfer and technical programs of study that blend traditional arts and sciences with emerging technologies. 

Northwest College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about this opportunity, a full job description, and application procedures, please visit the NWC employment site at: https://northwestcollege.simplehire.com/postings/859

Deadline for applications is January 30, 2014.

Archivist II

Salary Range: $16.07 to $25.47, DHRM rules apply for promotion/transfers

Full-time positions with benefits working with Archives in Salt Lake City.
Requisition # 31842

Incumbent will provide archival services and records management support to state and local governmental entities, and will provide assistance on the application of the open records law (Government Records Access and Management Act), the open and public meetings law, and other records mandates and issues. Incumbent will provide effective customer service and will assist assigned agencies in identifying, appraising, scheduling and managing records in accordance with state laws and policies. Incumbent must have the ability to apply records management principles to electronic records. Incumbent must have basic computer skills and preferably experience with databases. Incumbent must have the ability to learn new computer applications. Incumbents must have strong analytical skills, and must also have the ability to do legal research and to communicate effectively. Incumbent will develop educational materials and provide training.
Closes: January  3, 2013 (11:59 p.m.)

If you are interested or know of someone that may be interested, please refer to the state's on-line recruitment website. https://statejobs.utah.gov

If you have any questions, please contact Angela Abbott at 801-538-3248.


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