Franklin Research Center Collections Intern – Duke University Libraries, Durham NC

TITLE: Franklin Research Center Collections Intern

LIBRARY: Duke University Libraries

CITY: Durham, NC

ENVIRONMENT
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 AND BENEFITS
Hiring Rate
$16.00 per hour (minimum); The position is not eligible for University fringe benefits or moving, housing, or relocation expenses.

Hours
This internship is a temporary, part-time position available for 12 hours per week for the academic year (9 months) with possibility of renewal. Hours are flexible within a M-F, 8:30-5:00 work week, but assistants are expected to set and maintain a consistent schedule.

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY
This position is part of a Mellon-funded project to develop a new documentary website on the history and impact of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Under the supervision of the Director of the Franklin Research Center, this position will primarily provide support for technical and research services activities for new acquisitions related to the history of SNCC and the Civil Rights Movement. The Collections Intern will also assist in identifying and coordinating access to materials that may be held in private hands or in other institutions that would enrich the website. The Collections Intern may also contribute to the project in other ways, including researching primary sources related to SNCC and helping to coordinate meetings and public outreach.

QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications
It is the expectation that a successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities, including: customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.

Education
Required: Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or social science fields. Current enrollment in an accredited graduate archival studies, public history, or information and library science program; enrollment in a related graduate program combined with archival experience or training or recent graduate from accredited graduate archival studies, public history, or information and library science program.

Experience
Required: Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; strong project and time-management skills; interest in Civil Rights History; demonstrated experience with collaborative projects; excellent organizational skills; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer services.

Preferred: Prior experience working in a special collections setting and/or completion of at least one course in archival theory; comparable work experience in an archival setting; prior experience with Archives Space; academic background in Civil Rights history and/or activist background.

WORKING CONDITIONS
• Normal office environment
• Attendance at occasional events outside of normal work hours
• Must be able to lift 40 pounds and unpack, shelve and shift large quantities of library materials
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Normal office environment.
• Occasional weekend shifts required.

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
Responsibilities
• Assists with collections intake for new Civil Rights collections by establishing initial physical and intellectual control of incoming manuscript materials through arranging and rehousing this material, creating records in Archives Space, and other activities.
• Performs processing of archival and manuscript collections and assists with analyzing their organization, arrangement and preservation needs.
• Prepares descriptive tools for collections including finding aids and catalog records.
• Coordinates the digitization of archival and manuscript materials for inclusion in Duke’s digital collections. Applies metadata to the resulting digital surrogates.
• Provides research services support for SNCC and civil rights materials in the Rubenstein Library
• Assists with research to identify digitized historical materials held elsewhere that could be used in the SNCC Digital Gateway and helps to coordinate access to those sources.
• As needed, assists with public programming and other outreach activities such as website development and maintenance, blog posts, and event planning.
• As needed, provides support for Advisory and Editorial Board meetings.
• 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.

APPLY TO: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 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 # 401124552.

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

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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Head, Content and Information Delivery – NC Government & Heritage Library, State Library of NC, Raleigh NC

Head, Content & Information Delivery
NC Government & Heritage Library, State Library of NC
NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources

Salary $41,149 – $69,300 Annually
Location Wake County, NC
Job Type Permanent, Full-Time NC.
Job Number 16-05578 ADM60083838
Closing 7/18/2016 5:00 PM Eastern

To apply, please go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/1450427/head-content-information-delivery

Description of Work

This position is posted at recruitment range of $41,149 – $69,300 and at salary grade equivalent 76.

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

The State Library of North Carolina is the principal library of state government, with a mission to build the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina and to provide access to specialized collections for its residents. The State Library is comprised of three major programs: the Government and Heritage Library (GHL), the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and Library Development. The GHL provides services and information related to North Carolina government, history, demographics, statistics, and cultural heritage, including genealogy. It is the permanent repository for state agency publications and collects, preserves, and provides public access to current and historical state publications in print and digital formats. The GHL consists of two units, Content and Information Delivery (reference, access, education and outreach, and digital information management services), and Content Management and Access (cataloging, collection development, State Publications Clearinghouse, and acquisitions).

The State Library seeks an innovative, energetic leader to serve as the Head of Content and Information Delivery for the Government & Heritage Library. This position is an integral member of the GHL Management Team, providing leadership for the library’s digital information management and preservation program; reference and research services; circulation and interlibrary loan services; and outreach and educational programs. Responsibilities of the position include: Manages a staff of twelve and directly supervises the Reference Services Supervisor, six librarians, and a graphic designer. Oversees the library’s public services and leads evaluation and revision of programs, practices, policies and procedures as needed to address changes in user needs and service delivery. Directs staff in digitization activities; building and managing digital library collections; developing content and managing access to NCpedia and other digital resources (e.g. NC Digital Collections, NC State Government Website Archives); researching, testing, and implementing systems and technologies for harvesting and archiving websites/social media and preserving digital assets; and planning and implementing digital preservation policies for state government. Works closely with staff throughout the State Library and the State Archives on collaborative projects and forms new collaborations with other institutions that share common goals. Evaluates library resources, tools, and systems; negotiates with vendors for services; and ensures compliance with contract requirements. Manages grant projects and leads cross-functional work teams. Assesses the impact of services on user communities and communicates the value of services via reports and presentations.

Participates in packing, unpacking, moving, shifting, and shelving library materials or boxes of library materials, so this position requires the ability to pick up a 40 lb box of materials to place it on a cart or hand truck to be moved. Works with special collection materials (e.g. 19th century books), so exposure to library collection materials containing dust or mold is likely.

Management prefers: Experience as a digital, web, instruction, outreach, or reference librarian in a special, public or academic library. supervisory experience preferred, including recruiting, training, supervising, mentoring, coaching, and evaluating staff performance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.**

Qualified candidates must possess:

• Thorough knowledge and understanding of current practices, policies, and trends in library science and information services, including special libraries, public services, web services, library outreach and programming, or digital libraries.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of digitization and digital preservation standards and practices including the OAIS model.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of current trends in online and in-person reference services, library instruction (e.g. programs, webinars, tutorials), and outreach.
• Digital technology skills, including working knowledge of digital asset management systems (CONTENTdm), content management systems (Drupal, WordPress), HTML, CSS, Javascript or other scripting languages.
• Skills in program, project, and budget planning, management, and evaluation. Skills in grant writing and grant management. Ability to manage multiple budgets.
• Ability to evaluate library resources, tools and systems, and negotiate with vendors for services.
• Ability to train and mentor staff in delivering reference services; conducting outreach and educational programming; performing digital library functions; leading work teams; and planning and managing projects.
• Ability to assess user needs, and plan and implement innovative projects to meet user needs.
• Ability to prepare and deliver reports and presentations illustrating the impact of library services and projects.
• Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with staff throughout the State Library, state government, and external project partners.
• Strong customer service, collaboration, and diplomacy skills.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master’s degree in library and information science or a related discipline and three years of professional librarian experience related to the area of assignment. Degree must be received from appropriately accredited (ALA) institutions or regionally accredited programs in North Carolina.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.

Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. “See Resume” or “See Attachment” will NOT be accepted.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.

To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.

Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.

Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are “Under Review” and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

CONTACT INFORMATION:
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone: 919-807-7373

For position-related questions only: please contact Michelle Underhill, Chief of Library Services, (919) 807-7459 or michelle.underhill@ncdcr.gov.

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Staff Assistant-Learning Resources Center – Lenoir Community College, Kinston NC

Position Title: Staff Assistant-Learning Resources Center

General Function: The Staff Assistant provides support for all aspects for the library, performs a wide variety of general library duties and routine secretarial tasks, and works on special projects and other tasks assigned by the Director of the Learning Resources Center.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

The duties of the Staff Assistant include, but are not limited to:
• Collect, audit, record fines and fees
• Collect and distribute campus mail
• Assist at the circulation desk
• Answer the phone, register new patrons, and explain how to use the library’s resources
• Make student ID cards
• Schedule tours and classes for library and reserve conference rooms
• Order supplies for library and maintains inventory
• Maintain files for all library business
• Assist in processing of materials
• Assist in removing outdated library materials
• Prepares and processes requisitions for library materials
• Follows appropriate opening and closing procedures
• Participates in staff meetings to discuss ideas for improvement, resolve problems, and keep updated on library plans and activities
• Performs other related duties as required by Director of Learning Resource Center

Qualifications:

• An associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in secretarial, general, or liberal arts • Proficient in Microsoft Office software and the use of a variety of office equipment to include fax machine, photocopier, scanner, and telephone systems
• Excellent typing, customer service, communications, and problem-solving skills
• Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Working knowledge of the Datatel Colleague system preferred

Salary Range: $27,000 – $36,000

To apply visit: https://jobs.lenoircc.edu/postings/1338

For more information, please contact:
Rich Garafolo
Director of the Learning Resources Center
Learning Resources Center (Building 5)
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 504
Fax: (252) 233-6879
Email: rmgarafolo48@lenoircc.edu

 

 

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Librarian III – Head of Children’s Services – Randolph County Public Library, Asheboro NC

TITLE: Librarian III – Head of Children’s Services

LBRARY: Randolph County Public Library

CITY: Asheboro, NC

SALARY: Based on experience

CLOSING DATE: 5 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2016

DUTIES: Leads and manages Children’s Services division of the Asheboro headquarters library to provide outstanding library services, materials and programming to children, families. Develops division goals and objectives; delegates staff for tasks as needed. Assists in the recruitment and selection of division personnel; ensures proper training; assigns, directs and inspects work of and supervises and evaluates assigned personnel; recommends suspension and termination. Manages division budget. Provides research assistance using electronic and print resources to children and adults. Provides computer instruction and assistance to children and adults. Provides readers advisory services to children and adults. Plans, schedules, promotes, conducts and evaluates high interest, high-impact programming for children and families. Represents the library on committees, boards and teams as required; works with outside organizations as necessary. Identifies, reviews and selects materials for children and families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association in library or information science or related field and one to three years experience working as a librarian, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 40 hrs/wk; work hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.. Some night and Saturday hours are required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required. Applicants may be requested to present a storytime. Valid NC Driver’s License; eligibility for NC Public Librarian Certification. College transcripts must be submitted with application in order to be considered complete.

TO APPLY: Applications are available in the County Human Resources Office or from the Randolph County website, www.co.randolph.nc.us. A Randolph County application is required and must be received in the County Human Resources Office at 725 McDowell Road, Asheboro, NC 27205 in order to be considered.

For specific inquiry or special assistance request, contact Ashley Skipper – (336)318-6600.

SELECTION PROCESS: Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications, interviews, and reference checks on the top candidate(s). Employment offer for any position requiring college credit or degree will be contingent upon verification by official transcript. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of pre- employment drug screening and criminal background checks.

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Youth Services Librarian – Harnett County Public Library, Lillington NC

The Harnett County Public Library is in search of a highly-engaged, creative, customer service driven Youth Services Librarian. Under limited supervision, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing, promoting, directing, and supervising programs and services for children and teens. Work also involves coordination and supervision of outreach services to schools and daycares. Other duties include collection development, readers’ advisory, reference and assisting patrons with their information needs. Reports to the Library Director.

Annual Salary
Minimum: $38,763.00
Job Rate: $46,515.00

Examples of Duties:
Schedules, plans, and presents weekly, age appropriate programs for pre-school and school-aged library patrons. Schedules, plans and presents special events and seasonal programs including an annual Summer Reading program. Designs and disseminates publicity materials such as newsletters and flyers. Promotes library services, programs, and resources through creative displays, marketing, and social media.

Reviews journals and catalogs to select appropriate library materials for the children’s and young adult collections and recommends material for acquisition based on needs of the library and community. Deselects outdated or damaged materials as appropriate. Provides reader’s advisory and reference assistance to youth, parents, and caregivers. Coordinates outreach and community engagement opportunities.

Supervises the youth services specialist and other staff members assigned to the youth services department. Maintains data pertaining to attendance and program participation, and prepares records and reports pertaining to children’s services for submission to Library Director and/or state, as required or otherwise deemed appropriate. Determines program needs and ways to improve or expand children’s services, and prepares recommendations for library director.

Minimum Requirements:
This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science, eligibility for NC Library Public Library Certification and at least 2 years working with children and teens in a library setting.

Supplemental Information:
Possession of a North Carolina Public Library certification. Possession of a valid North Carolina’s Driver’s license may be required.

Benefits
Harnett County takes pride in offering an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance plus membership in the North Carolina Local Government retirement, and other benefits.

To Apply
https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/1455798/librarian/agency/harnett/apply

Application Deadline: 6/27/2016 at 5:00 PM

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Evening Reference Librarian and Supervisor – Lilly Library, Duke University Libraries, Durham NC

TITLE: Evening Reference Librarian and Supervisor, Lilly Library

LIBRARY: Duke University Libraries

CITY: Durham, NC

ENVIRONMENT: 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 AND BENEFITS: Salary and rank 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.

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY
Reporting to the Head, East Campus Libraries, the Evening Reference Librarian and Supervisor is responsible for research services and overseeing access and delivery services activities in Lilly Library during the second and/or third shifts in the fall and spring semesters. S/he is responsible for the supervision of the evening student assistants, modeling customer service skills and overseeing their access services duties. During the summer sessions, the schedule will adjust to first shift, which includes a continuation of desk coverage as well as work on special projects as assigned.

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: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or an advanced degree in a relevant subject area, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience:
Required: Knowledge of the research and access needs of users in an academic library. Experience providing excellent customer service. Must be flexible and a self-starter and have the ability to work successfully without direct supervision; must also have the ability to work collaboratively; possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills as well as a strong commitment to public service; interest in and aptitude for learning emerging technologies and web applications; commitment to data-informed decision-making.

Preferred: Experience providing research and/or access services support in an academic setting; experience with assessment tools and methods; teaching, training or library instruction experience

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Must be able to lift 40 pounds and unpack, shelve and shift large quantities of library materials
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Frequent bending, crouching, stooping
• Normal office environment
• Weekend shifts required
• Flexible academic year hours, Sunday-Thursday, 3 pm to midnight; summer hours, Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

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:
Research/Public Services
• Staffs the evening shift for the Lilly Library Public Services Desk and instant messaging, answering questions about the Libraries’ resources and assisting users with research support, access services queries, and accessing materials.
• Provides in-depth, specialized research assistance for students, faculty, visiting scholars, affiliates, and Durham community members.
• Participates, as time permits, in library instruction by providing classroom instruction, individual orientation to library resources, and library tours.
• Oversees all evening public services operations in Lilly Library.
• Trains and supervises evening student assistants
• Orients, when necessary, the evening security personnel to the library’s facilities and policies
• Participates in Lilly Library’s outreach initiatives, especially those to the first-year population.
• Works with the staff of Lilly and the Assessment and User Experience Department to develop consistent and ongoing assessments of the library’s evening activities.

Collective Responsibilities
• Contributes to the development of and access to library website, research tools and other applications of technology.
• Participates in or contributes to the ongoing evolution of the Libraries’ services
• Performs other tasks as designated by the department head or library administration.
• Displays continuing growth in professional and subject knowledge and takes an active interest in the profession. Growth and interest should be demonstrated through continuing development of professional knowledge and abilities, membership and participation in professional organizations, and service to the library, University or community in a professional capacity.

Supervisory Responsibilities
• Trains and supervises student assistants during evening hours

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.

APPLY TO: Cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references should be submitted to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7388. 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.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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Librarian I or Librarian II, Reference Librarian – Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson NC

Appalachian Regional Library Reference Librarian Position

Would you like to work in a small, beautiful library located in the North Carolina mountains? Do you believe in the public library as the people’s university, a third space, and a vital resource for all members of a community?

We are seeking a candidate possessed of relevant practical experience and a solid foundation in the principles of library science who is interested in providing reference service, delivering programs, designing displays, and generally being a part of our library as it grows and changes to meet the needs of our community.

TITLE: Librarian I or Librarian II, Reference Librarian

LIBRARY: Ashe County Public Library

CITY: West Jefferson, NC

SALARY: $29,469 up to $31,000 based on experience

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications
: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years library experience plus the completion of three graduate courses appropriate to this position.

Preferred Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science with a minimum of one year of public library experience and certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board.

DUTIES: Assists the Adult Services Librarian in planning, organizing, promoting, and directing the public library’s program of services for adults in the county. Provides reference services and computer usage instruction for the public and the students of Ashe Campus of Wilkes Community College and assists with collection development, publicity, exhibits, and displays.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Answers reference, readers’ advisory, and directional questions. Responsible for collection development of a selected subject or buying area(s) as assigned. Performs circulation duties on an as-needed basis. Serves as liaison between the public library and a public/private agency and/or school/home school serving people over 13 years of age. May do public speaking and/or teaching (library orientation, Internet usage, etc.) on behalf of the library.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to use computers for both internal and external projects and information. Extensive knowledge of reference tools, both print and online.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and references to Laura at lmcpherson@arlibrary.org.

Questions about the position can be directed to Laura.

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2016

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