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ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY

Position: Freshman Programs Librarian

Available:  March 2, 2015

 

Description/Environment

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 Freshman Programs Librarian.  This is a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position.  BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards.  Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

 

The Harold B. Lee Library, an ARL Library, serves nearly 33,000 students as well as 2,000 full- and part-time faculty.  The library employs 66 faculty, 94 FTE staff and professionals, and approximately 200 FTE students.  An average of 10,000 patrons per day use the library’s services and collections of over nine million items.

 

JOB MISSION

The mission of this position is to be an exemplary teacher and provide leadership and oversight for the library’s involvement in freshmen information literacy programs, including the First-Year Writing classes and New Student Orientation services.

 

This position works with faculty, staff, and administrators in the library, the University Writing Program in the English Department, the Writing Center, and Undergraduate Education office to ensure effective delivery of services and programs for freshmen students. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with 3 or more years’ experience with Education; Instructional Science; English with an emphasis in rhetoric, composition, or teaching; or another discipline that emphasizes learning theory OR a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant discipline required.
  • Applicants also possessing an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution will be given preference.  An applicant hired without the MLS degree will be required to obtain the MLS within 3 years of being hired.  If applicable, this requirement will be spelled out in the offer letter.
  • Teaching experience manifested in the ability to effectively instruct young adult learners in the use of library research methodology and tools.
  • Experience in information literacy program development and implementation preferred.
  • Administrative and supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to serve as a resource to library and academic faculty and administrators in the development of information literacy instructional programs.
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing departmental and organizational priorities and to ever-changing technological environments.

 MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

 UNIVERSITY CITIZENSHIP

  • Exemplifies honor and integrity; adheres to the standards of personal behavior outlined in the BYU Code of Honor
  • Supports the Library and University mission, goals, and objectives
  • Observes Library and University policies
  • Promotes collegiality and RW harmony
  • Mentors, encourages, advises, and collaborates with colleagues
  • Serves on Library, University, and consortia committees that go beyond assigned responsibilities
  • Attends department, Library, and University meetings, including devotionals, forums, and convocations
  • Serves the scholarly/professional community through activities such as holding office or performing committee service in relevant associations; organizing professional meetings and/or panels; serving as a referee of scholarship; editing newsletters or journals; serving on editorial boards; consulting; or teaching in academic departments

LIBRARIANSHIP:  PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENT

  • Demonstrates effectiveness in serving freshmen students and acting as a liaison to faculty in the English Department’s University Writing Program and Writing Center, faculty in departments providing General Education First-Year Writing classes, and administrators and faculty in the Undergraduate Education Office. 

o    Promotes and provides instruction in information literacy

o    Reaches out to faculty

o    Provides reference/research support

o    Provides administrative oversight for First-Year Writing programs, and New Student Orientation programs

o    Promotes faculty and student understanding of contemporary scholarly communication issues and practices

o    Markets library resources and services relating to the First-Year Writing program and the New Student Orientation program

o    Employs emerging technologies as appropriate in the accomplishment of the foregoing

  • Sets and accomplishes relevant goals within specified professional assignments
  • Participates in committees that are a direct outgrowth of assigned professional responsibilities
  • Achieves appropriate quantity and quality of work in assigned professional responsibilities
  • Uses sound judgment in decision-making
  • Manages personnel and resources effectively including documenting transactions using statistical software, submitting reports, keeping statistics, and managing appropriate budgets

 LIBRARIANSHIP:  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in academic librarianship, higher education, and scholarly communication
  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in information literacy and teaching
  • Stays abreast of scholarship in in information and instructional technologies and other appropriate subject areas of expertise
  • Takes courses to enhance professional assignment and/or career opportunities
  • Studies professional literature
  • Attends conferences and workshops
  • Participates in appropriate professional associations

 LIBRARIANSHIP:  SCHOLARSHIP/CREATIVE WORK

  • Collaborates with other faculty in appropriate research endeavors
  • Presents research or innovative/unique information in an appropriate subject area and/or in the field of information literacy or instructional design at conferences, workshops, seminars, and/or other professional meetings
  • Publishes significant and original contributions relevant to information literacy and/or the individual’s discipline of expertise
  • Curates exhibits that highlight unique library materials with a unified theme and context, providing significant educational opportunities for the campus community
  • Performs other approved scholarship/creative works

 TO APPLY

Apply online at  http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/4134

Review of applications will begin September 2, 2014


Job announcement – Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services  - Utah State University

Utah State University Libraries is seeking an innovative, collaborative and user-focused librarian for the position of Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services.

The department head provides leadership and vision to a talented and motivated staff.   He/she coordinates with other department heads, who also supervise metadata work within their own units.  Reporting to the Associate Dean for Technical Services, this is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of either Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian dependent upon qualifications.  The university offers an excellent benefit package and the community, situated in a beautiful mountain valley, has a low cost of living.

For more information and to apply online visit:  http://jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60238.  The position is open until filled.

 


 

Archivist II
Salary Range: $16.07 - $20.77
This is a full-time position with benefits working in the State Archives Building.
Requisition # 1422
Closes: June 22, 2014 (11:59 p.m)
There will be 2 positions filled from this recruitment.

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 Rebecca Lisor at 801-538-3062.

 


 

Salt Lake County Looking for a Circulation Supervisor

Awesome opportunity with Salt Lake County Library Services for a Circulation Supervisor, English/Spanish language skills strongly preferred. Check it out!

Children's Librarian

Cleveland Public Library, Public Services
Starting Salary: $50,998.74 per year, great benefits! 
Go to www.cpl.org, "employment" for position requirements and information.

 


 

 

 
 
INVITATION TO COMPETE #20-14
 
MidCity West Regional Manager
(Managing Librarian II)
 
$82,768.32 – $100,370.16 annually
80 hours per pay period
 
This is a full-time, regular status, FLSA exempt position.
This position is open until filled.
First review of applications will occur on June 7, 2014. Please apply early to ensure consideration.
 
Position Overview
 
The Seattle Public Library (SPL) is a dynamic urban library system that consists of the Central Library, 26 branch libraries and Mobile Services.  The MidCity West (MCW) Regional Manager provides leadership for four branch locations: Ballard, Fremont, Queen Anne and Magnolia. Responsibilities include providing daily oversight and direction for assigned units as well as engaging in long-range planning to ensure that the work is aligned with our forward-looking service priorities: Youth and Early Learning, Technology and Access, Community Engagement and Re-imagined Spaces.
 
The MCW Regional Manager supervises 3 Assistant Managers who lead the Ballard, Queen Anne and Magnolia locations and one Supervising Librarian who leads the Fremont location and 8 librarians and 2 paraprofessionals (Library Associate 4s) providing patron service. In addition, the Regional Manager provides leadership for the daily work and long range planning of these departments, ensuring that information services, programming and outreach, collection maintenance, circulation and materials movement function smoothly. The MCW Regional Manager also works closely with Security and Facilities staff to provide a welcoming and safe environment.
 
This position reports to the Assistant Director for Public Services and is a member of the Public Services Management Team (PSMT), which consists of seven Regional Managers and four Service Managers.  The PSMT works collaboratively to lead the development of responsive public services and innovative operational systems, and to implement and support effective policies and procedures to guide the work of Public Services staff throughout the system.    
 
The successful candidate for this position will bring passion and commitment to the task of providing excellent, innovative library services.  The MidCity West Regional Manager will be a strong leader, an experienced manager and a collaborative management team player. This person will be an excellent communicator, possessing diplomacy, tact, excellent listening skills, strong group facilitation skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, a commitment to establishing an environment of open, honest communication and rational decision-making as well as the ability to negotiate with all levels of staff to accomplish the mission and goals of the Library. 
 
For a complete job description and how to apply go here http://spl.jobs/1njxasL.

 

 


 

ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY
 
 
LIBRARIAN IV / CENTRAL LIBRARY MANAGER  
Full-time / 40 hours per week
CHARLES E. BEATLEY JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
 
The Librarian IV is responsible for the operation of the City of Alexandria’s Central Library, the largest library in the system.  This position manages several citywide library services, including Interlibrary Loan Service, Talking Books Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and Outreach Services.  The Librarian IV supervises the Circulation, Adult Services and Youth Services Section Managers of the Central Library.  The Librarian IV receives general supervision from the Deputy Director of Libraries.
 
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Prepares annual goals and objectives for the Central Library
  • Plans and coordinates the library services of the Central Library
  • Supervises the Section Managers of the Central Library
  • Delegates library duties, assigns special projects and approves leave
  • Evaluates work performances of Section Managers
  • Plans monthly meetings with Section Managers
  • Responsible for system-wide Outreach Services through Circulation, Adult Services, Youth Services and Talking Book Service
  • Interviews and hires staff for the Central Library
  • Responsible for developing and evaluating adult material collections
  • Interprets library policies, resolves patron complaints and provides library information for the public
  • Writes monthly, annual, and special reports for Library Administration
  • Participates in the development of new library policies and procedures for the library system
  • Reviews and writes personnel budget recommendations for Library Administration
  • Liaison for the Friends of the Library at the Central Library
  • Plans special library programs at the Central Library
  • Conducts library tours for community groups
  • Secures and ensures the security of the building and the safety of employees
  • Represents the library at regional professional meetings and community meetings
 
  
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, methods, materials and practices, especially as they relate to the field of specialization; thorough professional knowledge of reader interest levels and books and authors; ability to analyze professional and administrative problems, to make recommendations, and take appropriate actions in their solution; ability to utilize electronic databases and computers; ability to supervise and train professional, paraprofessional and support staff in the various activities of a branch library or a major section of the library; ability to interpret library policies and objectives to community groups, public officials, business and education leaders and the general public; ability to participate in the development or improvement of professional library methods and standards and to establish and maintain effective public relations.
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
Minimum: Master's Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited school; at least five years of experience in professional library work, including three or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity at the level of Librarian III; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Applicant must possess or obtain, within 3 months of hire, a license to practice as a registered professional librarian issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
 
Salary: $60,815.04 - $97,718.40
 
Schedule: 
Hours are scheduled to meet the staffing needs of the library, and will include days, evenings, two Saturdays per month, and occasional Sundays at the Beatley Central Library.
 
Benefits:
Earns annual and sick leave and is eligible for health insurance, retirement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and long-term care insurance.
 
Send/Fax Cover Letter, Resume and three References to:
Renée DiPilato, Deputy Director of Libraries, Alexandria Library, 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA, 22304-2903, Phone 703.746.1701, Fax 703.746.1789;  careers@alexandria.lib.va.us  or apply online at the library website, www.alexandria.lib.va.us
 
This position is open until filled; however, applications received by May 30, 2014 will be given first consideration.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY - BYU

Position: Sociology, Family Sciences, and Social Work
Librarian

Available: 
February
2, 2015

Description/Environment

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 Sociology, Family Sciences, and Social Work Librarian.  This is a continuing faculty status track
(BYU equivalent of tenure) position. 
BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the
university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards.  Preference is given to qualified candidates
who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

The Harold
B. Lee Library, an ARL Library, serves nearly 33,000 students as well as 2,000
full- and part-time faculty.  The library
employs 67 faculty, 94 FTE staff and professionals, and approximately 200 FTE
students.  An average of 10,000 patrons
per day use the library’s services and collections of over nine million items.

JOB MISSION

The mission of this position is 1) to provide specialized reference,
advanced research assistance, and library instruction in sociology, family
sciences, social work 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a
    relevant discipline with 3 or more years’ experience with sociology, family
    sciences, or social work (preferably in an academic environment) OR a master’s
    or doctoral degree in a relevant discipline required
  • Applicants also
    possessing an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution will be given preference. A
    hire without the MLS degree but with a required degree (and experience if a
    bachelor’s degree) will be required to obtain the MLS not later than May 1st
    of the year the faculty member is being reviewed for candidacy for continuing
    faculty status (i.e., the third-year review) in order to retain their position.
    If applicable, this requirement will be spelled out in the offer letter
  • Ability to provide
    advanced research assistance and to participate in outreach programs such as
    course-integrated instruction, exhibits, and presentations in assigned subject
    areas
  • Subject expertise in
    assigned areas at sufficient levels to assess the curricular and research needs
    of the university, and to build collections to meet those needs
  • Excellent communication
    skills, both oral and written
  • Ability and desire to
    interact with students and faculty and excellent interpersonal skills enabling
    one to do so including the ability to work collaboratively with these
    populations and with library colleagues
  • Excellent analytical and
    problem solving skills
  • Flexibility including
    adaptability to changing organizational priorities and technological
    environments
  • Demonstrated potential
    for leadership and for supervising other employees
  • Technical skills
    including demonstrated familiarity with tools commonly used to conduct research
    in assigned areas

 MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

 University Citizenship:

  • Exemplifies honor and
    integrity; adheres to the standards of personal behavior outlined in the BYU
    Code of Honor
  • Supports the Library and
    University mission, goals, and objectives
  • Observes Library and
    University policies
  • Promotes collegiality
    and harmony
  • Mentors, encourages,
    advises, and collaborates with colleagues
  • Serves on Library,
    University, and consortial committees that go beyond assigned responsibilities
  • Attends department,
    Library, and University meetings, including devotionals, forums, and
    convocations
  • Serves the scholarly/professional
    community through activities such as holding office or performing committee
    service in relevant associations; organizing professional meetings and/or
    panels; serving as a referee of scholarship; editing newsletters or journals;
    serving on editorial boards; consulting; or teaching in academic departments

 Librarianship: 
Professional Assignment

  • Demonstrates effectiveness in serving as a liaison to
    faculty in the department of  Sociology,
    the School of Family Life, and  the
    School of Social Work through:
    • Reaching out to faculty,
  • Developing
    collections and managing content in the assigned areas,
  • Promoting
    and providing instruction in information literacy,
  • Providing
    reference/research support,
  • Promoting
    and coordinating projects to digitize collections,
  • Promoting
    faculty and student understanding of contemporary scholarly communication
    issues and practices,
  • Marketing
    library resources and services in the areas of sociology, family sciences, and
    social work, and
  • Employing
    emerging technologies as appropriate in the accomplishment of the foregoing
  • Sets and accomplishes
    relevant goals within specified professional assignments
  • Participates in
    committees that are a direct outgrowth of assigned professional
    responsibilities
  • Achieves appropriate
    quantity and quality of work in assigned professional responsibilities
  • Uses sound judgment in
    decision-making
  • Manages personnel and
    resources effectively including documenting transactions using statistical
    software, submitting reports, keeping statistics, and managing appropriate
    budgets

 Librarianship: 
Professional Development

  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in
    academic librarianship, higher education, and scholarly communication
  • Stays abreast of issues and trends in sociology,
    family sciences, and social work
  • Stays abreast of scholarship in sociology, family sciences,
    and social work, and other
    appropriate subject areas of expertise
  • Takes courses to enhance
    professional assignment and/or career opportunities
  • Studies professional literature
  • Attends conferences and workshops
  • Participates in appropriate professional
    associations

 Librarianship: 
Scholarship/Creative Work

  • Collaborates with other faculty in
    appropriate research endeavors
  • Presents research or innovative/unique
    information in the assigned fields of  sociology, family sciences,
    social work, and/or in the
    field of librarianship at conferences, workshops, seminars, and/or other
    professional meetings
  • Publishes significant and original
    contributions relevant to librarianship and/or to sociology, family sciences, and social work
  • Curates exhibits that highlight unique
    library materials with a unified theme and context, providing significant
    educational opportunities for the campus community
  • Performs other approved
    scholarship/creative works

 TO APPLY

Apply
online at http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/3298 

Review of
applications will begin August 15, 2014


Coordinator of Teen Services
 
CLP is now seeking a leader to continue the strategic development of our nationally-recognized and ever evolving Teen Services program. Employing the latest concepts in informal learning experiences for youth like connected learning & HOMAGO, and including those expressed in YALSA’s recent publication "The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action", this leader will support the Teen Services staff at each of our 19 locations through advocacy, professional development opportunities and intentional partnerships, with the ultimate goal being the success of the young adults in our city and region. Please click here to apply.

 


Reference & Instruction Manager (LDS Business College)

Salt Lake City, UT

ID# 114608

Full-time – Regular

Posting Dates: 4/10/2014 – 5/01/2014

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:

1.   Supervise activities at the circulation desk.  Hire, train, and supervise student staff to provide knowledgeable and friendly customer service.

2.  Develop, teach, and participate in instruction programs using traditional classroom methods and new educational technologies to integrate information literacy into all academic programs.

3. 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.

4. Maintain the Learning Resources websites so that users have easy access to resources, continuity of access, clear finding aids, and simple online purchase options.

5. Plan and execute ideas to market the library in order to increase physical and virtual traffic.

6. Read professional literature and attend professional conferences and workshops to maintain an awareness of current library trends.

7. Assist with special projects, such as web usability studies and surveys, to improve services, web content and organization, and instruction.

8. Analyze user services data to improve programs and services.

Posting Notice/How to Apply:

For a complete job announcement and to apply online, go to https://careers.ldschurch.org/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=114608

 


SENIOR LIBRARIAN, FORT WORTH LIBRARY

SALARY: $46,821 - $51,418 ANNUALLY (DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS)
ANN# 121-1
CLOSING DATE: May 23, 2014
 
APPLY ON-LINE ONLY with attached Cover Letter and Resume www.fortworthgov.jobs
 
The Fort Worth Library is seeking applicants for the position- of Senior Librarian/Unit Supervisor.  This position is responsible for providing on-site supervision of the daily operations of a branch library; supervises 5 – 8 positions. 
 
The successful candidates will have experience leading work teams and an understanding of basic management functions, such as planning, decision making, scheduling, performance management, and supervising.  He/she must possess strong Internet search and computer skills; knowledge of print and electronic information resources; the ability to maintain a collection that is responsive to the needs/interests of the community, and an awareness of current library trends.  The successful candidate must have the ability to help branch staff meet the strategic goals of the library and the city, manage multiple projects and have a strong commitment to public service.  The ability to work with customers of all ages that represent diverse lifestyles, educational, socio-economic backgrounds is an essential skill. This position reports to a regional manager.
 
The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position:  Master’s Degree in Library Science PLUS two (2) years of professional library experience required; One year supervisory experience required.  Microsoft Office (Outlook/Word/Excel) computer skills required.  Heavy phone contact is required. Position will work some evenings and weekends.  Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) strongly preferred.
 
Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or certification as it relates to the position.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
 
Library environment; exposure to computer screens. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for moderate or light lifting; sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time.

 


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

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 
04/11/2014
 
For further information and to apply for the position
 

 

Young Minds Program Leader job opening at The Columbus Metropolitan Library

 

THE POSITION

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.

 

THE ORGANIZATION

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.

 

THE BENEFITS 

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). 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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. 

DUTIES

  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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
Location:
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.
Exempt/Non-Exempt:
Exempt
Benefits:
The City and County of Denver benefit package will be offered.
Employment Type:
Full Time
Department:
Collection Development
Description:
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:
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.
Qualifications:
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. 


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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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