Copyright Permissions Intern, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Lilly, and Music and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

SALARY:

$16.00 per hour. The position is not eligible for University fringe benefits or moving, housing, or relocation expenses.

Hours
The internship is a temporary, part-time position available 15 hours per week, August 2015-May 2016.

QUALIFICATIONS:

It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.
Education
Required: BA/BS, enrolled in an ALA accredited MLS Program or accredited Juris Doctor degree. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.
Experience
Required: Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; solid organizational skills with a strong attention to detail; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; working knowledge of MS Office applications.
Preferred: Some background or course work in intellectual property; strong interest in copyright law.

DUTIES:

Occupational Summary:
The Copyright and Permissions Intern focuses his/her efforts on assisting with a new initiative to institute online courses at Duke. The Intern will examine course materials and determine where reliance on fair use is appropriate and where permission must be sought.
Working Conditions:
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Normal office environment
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Duties:
Working with librarians, including appropriate subject specialists, as well as others involved in new scholarly communications initiatives to identify needs and key people to assist the outreach efforts, the intern:
• Reviews online course materials and evaluates the rights situation in regard to any third-party material contained therein.
• Using criteria developed working with the Director of the Copyright and Scholarly Communications Office, assesses where it is appropriate to rely on fair use.
• Seeks appropriate material that is licensed for non-commercial educational use to substitute into course materials when appropriate.
• When needed, contacts rights holders to obtain permission to use (and, sometimes, reformat) materials used in courseware.
• Gathers data regarding the use of the COPE fund to reimburse open access article processing charges and research open access publishing patterns of faculty applicants to the fund; researches other data about COPE funds at other institutions; prepares reports on the use of the COPE fund as requested.
• Maintains detailed documentation for permission decisions.
• Maintains a log of consultations for the Copyright and Scholarly Communications Office.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities
• None

AVAILABLE:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:

An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted at http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html – refer to Requisition # 400962263. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications which are missing any of the components listed above will not be reviewed.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Visit our website at: http://library.duke.edu/about/jobs.

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Accounting Supervisor, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Lilly, and Music and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/index.php.

SALARY:

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes 20 days vacation, 13 holidays, 12 days sick leave; health, dental, disability and life insurance and support for professional development and training.

QUALIFICATIONS:

It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity. In addition, managers and supervisors are expected to help develop a common vision by providing clear direction and priorities, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and promoting mutual understanding through effective communication. They are also expected to take the time to effectively plan and evaluate performance, provide feedback, recognition and coaching, and develop employees to achieve their personal and organizational goals.

Education:
Required: Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant education and experience.
Preferred: BA/BS in business and/or accounting; advanced degree in a related area.
Experience:
Required: Five or more years of progressive responsibility in accounting or business management; demonstrated success in supervising and/or training and coordinating the work of others; excellent interpersonal skills; possess understanding of generally accepted accounting principles for maintaining complex financial records and reconciling financial statements; ability to demonstrate the conceptual, analytical, and creative problem-solving skills required to manage and lead a complex accounting operation; familiarity with Word, Excel and Google Docs; effective oral and written communication skills; flexibility and high degree of comfort with change; ability to analyze and organize detailed tasks.
Preferred: Experience in the business or accounting unit of a large academic library; working knowledge of the accounting module of an integrated library system; working knowledge of SAP R/3; experience testing software; experience maintaining systems tables.

DUTIES:

Occupational Summary:
The Accounting Supervisor provides overall supervision and coordination of accounting activities for the Acquisitions Department. Monitors expenditures and maintains financial records for the Duke University Library’s materials budget of more than $15 million. Performs complex accounting responsibilities to ensure the timely and accurate processing of invoices, vouchers, and other financial transactions. This position reports to the Head of the Acquisitions Department and supervises the work of section staff.
Working Conditions:
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Normal office environment
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Duties:
• Plans, coordinates, and supervises the accounting, ordering, and invoice processing activities of the Acquisitions Accounting unit, consisting of 3.0 FTE staff.
• Monitors, verifies and reconciles financial transactions against a $15 million materials budget; monitors Acquisitions cash balance against budget; investigates and resolves expense variances in consultation with appropriate library staff, vendors, and university departments.
• Performs complex accounting tasks involved in maintaining financial records and processing related data, such as invoices, journal vouchers, wire transfers, and other documents.
• Analyzes financial information and prepares complex financial reports; reports on the work of the section; provides statements reflecting budget utilization.
• Adjusts the collections budget in the Integrated Library System (ILS) in consultation with the Head of Acquisitions.
• Sets goals, establishes priorities, and develops and documents procedures and workflow to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and University-established accounting practices, policies, and procedures.
• Establishes effective communication with University accounting staff and vendors; answers inquiries regarding financial transactions and payment information.
• Using information obtained from the ILS and the University’s financial resources prepares complex reports and statements reflecting various data for use by library staff and for external reporting.
• Carries out year-end closing procedures and activities in coordination with staff of Acquisitions, Receipts Management, Collection Development & Strategy, and University Accounts Payable.
• Participates in the development, testing and implementation of enterprise solutions supporting the acquisitions functions.
• Participates as a member of the Acquisitions managers group in overall planning, goal setting and problem solving. Contributes to discussions of library issues at various levels, including service on committees and task forces.
Supervisory Responsibilities
• Supervises acquisitions staff

AVAILABLE:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:

An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted at http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html – refer to Requisition # 400962499. Review of applications will begin in June and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications which are missing any of the components listed above will not be reviewed.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Visit our website at: http://library.duke.edu/about/jobs.

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Programming and Information Services Librarian, Catawba County Library, Newton, NC

SALARY:

$40,214.00 annually please see website for full explanation of benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A Master’s Degree in Library Science, with a preference for prior professional public library and supervisory experience
• A valid Driver’s license is required.

DUTIES:

• Provides reference, reader’s advisory and instructional services in individual and group settings using print and electronic information resources
• Creates and implements a regular schedule of adult programs and events, averaging 4-5 programs per month
• Creates library publications, including bibliographies, guides and Web-based resources
• Collection development of the reference and circulating collection, through selection and weeding in assigned subject area
• Promotes library collections, technology and services through presentations, programs, library tours, topical displays and outreach activities such as school and community visits
• Supervises and conducts annual evaluation for reference staff
• Shares in the supervision of library public services, which includes opening and closing the library, handling emergency situations, maintaining library equipment, and supervising staff and volunteers.
• Continually seeks new ways to improve efficiency and customer service
• Oversees interlibrary loan requests
• Maintains adult public services area in a welcoming, user friendly environment, and maintains discipline and order in the library
• Seeks and develop grants and other sources of funding for programs, and serves as liaison with Catawba County Friends of the Library group
• Prepares statistics and reports related to programming and reference services

AVAILABLE:

Available immediately

APPLY BY:

Open until filled.

TO APPLY:

Please go online to http://www.catawbacountync.gov/HumanResources/JoinOurTeam.asp and click on View jobs/apply now

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

If you are interested in learning more, please call Angie Triplett at (828) 465 – 8265 or send her an email ATriplett@catawbacountync.gov

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University Library Technician, US Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park, Chapel Hill, NC

NOTE:

The School of Information and Library Science seeks to advance the profession and practice of librarianship and information science; to prepare students for careers in the field of information and library science; and to make significant contributions to the study of information. Faculty members further these goals by teaching, advising, publishing research and scholarly works and by service to the school, university, state, and professional communities.

SALARY:

$30,000 to $35,000

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
– Understanding of library organization and structure
– Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
– Demonstrated ability to work with and train graduate student interns
– Strong attention to detail
– Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to communicate professionally with library patrons via telephone and email
– Ability to think analytically and solve problems with minimal guidance.
Preferred Qualifications:
-Associate’s Degree and two years of experience in library services
-Experience working in interlibrary loan or reference services
-Experience with Illiad
Special Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to navigate small step stools and move library materials.

DUTIES:

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the University Library Technician for the Environmental Protection Agency Library in Research Triangle Park, NC. The EPA Library is staffed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science. EPA has established a variety of research facilities around the country and the location in RTP is one of the four largest and its focus is to establish standards for air pollutants emitted from stationary sources such as power plants, and chemical plants. The library supports the information needs of researchers and staff, and also serves as a repository library for air related EPA documents. The library has a staff of 6 permanent positions and several library school interns. The duties of this position include but are not limited to supporting the needs of the Interlibrary Loan and Reference departments. The Interlibrary Loan and Reference Assistant is responsible for the receipt of requests from EPA staff, the processing of electronic (tiffs, PDFs, etc.) articles received from other libraries, the handling and distribution of mail delivered to the library, placing and fulfilling interlibrary loan requests using ILLiad, OCLC WorldShare, Docline and other resources, in-depth searching for obscure documents and providing training as needed to graduate student interns. The Interlibrary Loan & Reference Assistant is also responsible for creating and maintaining library and patron records in databases, scanning articles and documents into electronic formats and delivering overdue notices via email. The Interlibrary Loan & Reference Assistant will also provide reference assistance to EPA patrons and assist with providing content for the website and blog. This position will also assist with training activities and managing on-site class registrations. This position will also perform other duties as assigned by the Library Director.

APPLY BY:

05/29/2015

TO APPLY:

http://unc.peopleadmin.com:80/postings/76049

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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Head of Media Services, Carlyle Campbell Library, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

NOTE:

Chartered in 1891, Meredith College opened with just over 200 women. Today, our student body has grown to nearly 2,000 and includes men at the graduate level. Meredith challenges students to explore their interests, expand their skills, and build on their strengths. The College is located near the Research Triangle area in Raleigh, North Carolina.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree or equivalent; have three or more years of relevant experience, including teaching, supervision, and budget management; and have significant knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in classroom and instructional technology implementation and support. They will have experience leading major college events. They will be a dynamic, user-oriented professional with demonstrated strong communication, analytical, interpersonal, and leadership skills; and have experience in developing partnerships and collaborating with other campus units.

DUTIES:

Meredith College’s Carlyle Campbell Library is looking for an innovative leader for its Media Services Department. The department provides audiovisual technology for Meredith classrooms, students, faculty, and staff members. This includes the selection, maintenance, and installation or lending of appropriate equipment that is compatible with existing college resources. They provide training in the use of that technology. They support the audiovisual collection in the library, working with faculty to select video and audio recordings that support the curriculum. They make archival video records of select Meredith College events including dance and theatre performances, convocations, presidential lectures, and graduation. They support the music department’s NASM accreditation needs. They support the campus digital cable TV distribution system—negotiating contracts with potential vendors and maintaining the infrastructure.

The Head of Media Services oversees a staff of three. They stay abreast of developments in the audiovisual and classroom technology fields and how those trends affect college practices. They manage the Media Services budget and collaborate with other campus units to select and pay for needed equipment upgrades. They support the work of the Convocation Committee and the Major Events committee. Finally, as a faculty member, the Media Specialist serves on college committees, advises students, and occasionally teaches within an academic department.

The successful candidate will report to the Dean of Library Information Services.

AVAILABLE:

The position will be available on or after August 1, 2015.

TO APPLY:

To apply, complete the online application http://meredith.hiretouch.com/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=16871&returnPage=joblist.  Please attach letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Address application materials to the chair of the search committee, Laura Davidson, Dean of Library Information Services. Review of applications will begin on May 30, 2015.

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Library Technician for Patron Services, Perquimans County Library, Hertford, NC

NOTE:

Full-time, 35 hour week position,
Occasional nights and weekends required

SALARY:

$10.15 per hour, with benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in reader’s advisory or interest in literature is a plus.
– Excellent communication skills. A friendly, helpful attitude and use of tact and diplomacy when dealing with patrons.
– Willingness to seek answers to patron questions. Ask for input/refer questions to supervisor or other staff members as appropriate.
– Serve as a team player in support of the library.
– Excellent organizational skills
– Computer skills including Microsoft Office; ability to learn the online circulation system and fax machine, photocopier, printer, scanner, laminator
– Assist patrons with a computer, public access catalog and online resources.
– Handle security issues. Open and close library.
– Understand, follow, and enforce policies and procedures.

DUTIES:

Perquimans County Library is seeking an intelligent, customer-service focused individual who enjoys being part of a team that strives to meet the needs of a diverse community. A keen interest in libraries and a friendly manner are required. The Library Technician for Patron Services is a highly visible position and serves as one of 3 full-time staff members working under the direction of the librarian. Primary duties include working at the circulation desk, assisting patrons in person and on the phone; participating in library projects, program planning, and collection maintenance; assisting with publicity; and contributing to team decision-making. Specific duties may vary depending upon the individual’s skills and aptitudes.

AVAILABLE:

6/1/15

APPLY BY:

Open until filled.

TO APPLY:

E-mail cover letter and resume to abennett@pettigrewlibraries.org

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Assistant Director/County Librarian, Sandhill Regional Library System, NC

SALARY:

Starting range: $45,000-$47,500, 37.5 hours per week
Health, dental, and life insurance, 401K plan, NC Retirement

QUALIFICATIONS:

A MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited or State University institution. At least 3-5 years of paid public library supervisory experience is required. Experience working with local government and/or community groups is also required. Must qualify for certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board.

DUTIES:

Assists the Director in administering the work of the Region, which includes Anson, Hoke, Montgomery, Moore, and Richmond Counties. Will be acting Director in the absence of that official. Performs administrative and supervisory work. Also, will have the sole responsibility of planning and directing the activities and programs of the branches in Richmond County. There are three branches in Richmond, which are located in Rockingham, Hamlet, and Ellerbe. Manages staff, acts as a representative of the library, and seeks library involvement throughout the county, and Region. Will serve as County department head, responsible for budgeting, selection of materials, requisitioning funds, and evaluating personnel. A technology-driven, detail-oriented team player is needed for this position. Reports to the Library Director, as well as the Regional Board of Trustees and the County Board of Trustees.

AVAILABLE:

Review of applications will be on going.

APPLY BY:

Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, June 30th 2015, or until filled.

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a SRLS application. Applications are available on our web-site http://srls.info/careerCenter.html
Mail to:
Jesse Gibson, Director
Sandhill Regional Library System
412 East Franklin Street, Rockingham, N.C. 28379
E-mail to: jesse.gibson@srls.info
Fax to: 910-997-2516

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