LIbrary Director, Wilson County Library, Wilson NC.

Title: Library Director
Library: Wilson County Public Library
Location: Wilson, North Carolina
Salary: $61,140.00 – $82,248.00 (Hiring Range)

Director’s Role

The Wilson County Public Library Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic, skilled individual to lead the Library’s strong commitment to user service and to the development of a range of lifelong learning platforms- physical and virtual. The Director will advance the WCP Library’s role in community efforts to develop a vision for Wilson’s future in today’s digital world.

Our new Director will lead a dedicated staff of 33 at the main library and the 5 branches. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are essential for positive staff and public relations. The Director interacts closely with an active Friends group as well as a highly supportive Board of Trustees. We seek a Director who understands that the WCPL’S success is impacted by the dynamics between the Library and local politics and governance.( Experience interacting with local government is a plus.) Our Director should have financial management experience, technological skills, as well as the ability to be flexible and thrive in a complex and changing environment. Finally, we seek a friendly, visionary leader with the common sense necessary to successfully manage the day to day running of the Library.

A more detailed job description of the Director’s duties may be found at the application website indicated below.

Environment

The Wilson County Public Library is housed in a beautiful 43,000+ square foot brick building fronted by a spacious lawn and flanked by a beautiful rose garden. The Library Friends groups provides robust programming and often collaborates with the local college. The Library provides a wide range of childrens’ and teens’ services as well as computer literacy classes and many more. Technological advancement is always a priority. Library community rooms are widely used, and Wilsonians have a strong pride of place in their Library and welcome a Director who is passionate and seeks to be actively engaged in the community.

A progressive community, Wilson is North Carolina’s first Gigabit city, and owns its fiber optic system, Greenlight. Leveraging the power of high speed internet, Wilson is one of five city recipients of the NCInnovate Award used to develop its local innovation economy. The nationally recognized Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park has become the center of downtown revitalization and includes the construction of Whirligig Station, a historical warehouse restored for residential living. Also located downtown, the Arts Council offers arts and performance opportunities for Wilsonians of all ages, and the community has become home to many practicing artists. An impressive list of national pharmaceutical, industrial manufacturing and banking corporations provide a solid employment environment.  Wilson County Schools offer the International Baccalaureate Program as well as Wilson Early College Academy, and, most recently, the innovative Wilson Academy of Applied Technology. Barton College offers numerous enriching opportunities. Wilsonians enjoy outstanding recreational activities, ranging from a children’s outdoor train to state of the art youth soccer facilities, plus multiple golf courses. There is no need to leave town, but, if you must, Wilson is on the I95 corridor and is an easy drive to North Carolina’s beautiful beaches.

Minimum requirements:

Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited school or from a regionally accredited school of higher education. Three years of public library experience. Possession of or eligible for North Carolina Library certification.  Management experience and valid NC Drivers license.

Required Materials:   Cover letter, Application and Resume

Applications may be filed online at  http://www.wilson-co.com or mailed to:

Wilson County Library
2201 Miller Rd.,
South Wilson, NC 27893

Question regarding this position can be directed to Tim Bilderbeck at 252-265-5970.

Position is open until filled.

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Reference Instruction Librarian – Thomas F. Holgate Library, Bennett College, Greensboro NC

Title: Reference Instruction Librarian
Closing Date: Until Filled
Job Code: 17-0201BJW
Department: Library
Reports To: Library Director

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The successful candidate will provide oversight of the reference and instructional services-related functions of the library, including planning, development, implementation, management, and assessment of the library’s synchronous and asynchronous reference services; course-related, course-integrated, and co-curricular information literacy workshops; faculty/staff in-service offerings; and development of related print and electronic resources. Assist in the planning, implementation and assessment of library programs, policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Reference Duties
:
 Coordinate the planning, development, implementation, management, and assessment of the library’s reference services.
 Enhance the user experience, and support the library and college’s
strategic plan.
 Participate in the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of related library technologies and web resources pursuant to delivery of effective reference services.
 Collaborate with all appropriate campus stakeholders to identify and develop new reference resources and services as needed.
 Collect and analyze reference data and statistics for reporting and budgeting.

Instructional Services-Related Duties:
 Coordinate the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of the library’s instructional services.
 Enhance the teaching and learning experience, and support the library and college’s strategic plan.
 Develop, deliver, and assess all of the library’s orientation, course-related, course-integrated, co-curricular, and faculty/staff in-service instruction.
 Collaborate with faculty and other academic support services to develop new and innovative instructional services and supports pursuant to increasing the presence of information literacy instruction in the curriculum and in campus life.
 Collect and analyze instruction data and statistics for reporting and budgeting.

Miscellaneous Duties:
 Collection development.
 Library liaison to academic divisions.
 Flexibility to work some nights and weekends.
 Serve on college committees.
 Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Library Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 Knowledge of emerging trends in academic reference services, especially with regard to asynchronous/virtual reference and reference collection development.
 Knowledge of information literacy pedagogy and best practices, including familiarity with the ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.
 Knowledge of emerging technologies and their application to both
synchronous and asynchronous reference and instructional services.
 Knowledge of academic library assessment best practices, especially with regard to reference and instructional services.
 Knowledge of academic library branding and marketing best practices and emerging trends.
 Strong service orientation with excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills.
 Ability to balance multiple projects.
 Flexibility to work some nights and weekends.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program.
 Reference and/or teaching experience in a college, university, or community college library.
 Experience with research, design, and implementation of library technology initiatives such as online learning resources, Web 2.0 applications, wikis, blogs, and related technologies.
 Experience with Google Apps, including Sites, Docs/Drive, Forms, and Picasa.
 Experience with Techsmith Camtasia Studio, Techsmith Snagit, and Scirra Construct 2.
 Experience with student response systems such as eInstruction CPS.
 Experience with OCLC WMS.
 Strong interest in user interface and user experience design.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit a complete applicant packet, which includes the following documents:
 cover letter
 resume
 application for employment (found at www.bennett.edu)
-> reference Job Code 17-0201BJW
 three (3) recent letters of recommendation (all letters must be signed and dated within one (1) year)
 unofficial transcripts from every college and university attended
-> official transcripts are required if an offer of employment is accepted.

ONLY COMPLETE APPLICANT PACKETS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Applicant packets must be received ONLY by email at:
hr@bennett.edu.

Resumes received without the job code will not be considered.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

E-Verify, an online program which is administered through the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration, are used to verify employment eligibility.

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Reference and Instructional Librarian – Davidson County Community College, Lexington NC

TITLE: Reference and Instructional Librarian
LIBRARY: Davidson County Community College
CITY: Lexington, NC

SALARY: $36,265 – $47,144 based on candidate’s experience, education, and the state budget

INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION:
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287.)

Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.

DCCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Davidson County Community College.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:
• Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies from an institution accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)
• Minimum of 1 year of instructional experience
• Flexible schedule (able to provide services in the evening and on weekends as needed)
• Experience working in a professional capacity at a library
• Strong knowledge of instructional design and skill with educational technology
• Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to change
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to be self-directed as well as work effectively and collaboratively with others in a team
• Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong commitment to service

Preferred:
• Experience working as a librarian in an academic library

DUTIES:

• Coordinate and implement online and in-person instruction in support of Library Services, the professional development of the campus community, and faculty information literacy efforts.
• Provide online and in-person reference services and one-on-one research consultation.
• Create interactive, digital learning objects such as online, multimedia tutorials, research guides, etc. in support of library instruction and other library services.
• Create physical learning objects and material in support of library instruction and other library services such as library service ephemera, instruction handouts, flyers, etc.
• Work with the Director of Library Services on the design and implementation of tools that measure the effectiveness of library services and instruction.
• Assist with library service data collection and entry.
• Work with the Director of Library Services on outreach and marketing efforts.
• Serve as library liaison to faculty, staff, and the community at large.
• Maintain open, robust, and timely communication with colleagues and Director of Library Services.
• Serve as Reference Team leader and supervise Reference staff (1 full-time and 1 part-time).
• Provide general computer assistance to users in the library computer lab as needed.
• Perform leadership and management duties in the absence of the Director.
• Promote College vision and values.
• Participate in College committees and College professional development activities.
• Provide general assistance with all areas of the library as needed.

AVAILABLE: February 15, 2017

APPLY BY
: February 28, 2017

TO APPLY: Click on the job title to reach the electronic application on the employment page of our website: http://www.davidsonccc.edu\Employment.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the Employment page of our website – http://www.davidsonccc.edu – click on job title, create login and password, then submit application.

Questions: Please contact Eleanor Brewer, Human Resource Services,  hr@davidsonccc.edu.

An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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Electronic Resources Librarian/Teaching Assistant Professor – Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

TITLE: Electronic Resources Librarian/Teaching Assistant Professor (#942042)
LIBRARY: Joyner Library – East Carolina University
CITY: Greenville, NC 27858

NOTE:
Known for its leadership in distance learning and its mission to serve, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University (ECU) seeks applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will be a member of the Library’s Electronic Resources Department and will report to the Head of Electronic Resources. The person in this position will work closely with others in the Electronic Resources Department and the ECU Libraries to effectively manage the Libraries’ expanding electronic resource collections.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited master’s degree

DUTIES:

  • Coordinate the management of the electronic resource life cycle by: administering the electronic resources management system, coordinating timely investigations and resolution of electronic resource access problems, communicating with vendors, co-administering the Library’s proxy server, assisting with license agreements, and filling other electronic resource management duties as needed.
  • Participate in the administration, optimization, and integration of the Library’s web-scale discovery service, link resolver, e-journal/e-book portal, database list, and other systems for the discovery and access of collections.
  • Participate in the development of short and long-term goals related to discovery and access of electronic resources.
  • Monitor trends in access and discovery and recommend appropriate enhancements in the Library’s systems and interfaces.
  • Serve as a member of library committees and collaborate with other ECU libraries.

AVAILABLE: Immediately
APPLY BY: March 8, 2017

TO APPLY: All Applicants must apply online: www.jobs.ecu.edu.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please attach a resume, cover letter and list of three references (include email, complete mailing addresses and phone numbers).

This is a renewable 12-month contract position with faculty status. $45,000 minimum salary with a comprehensive fringe benefits package. Subsequent contract renewal is subject to university hiring guidelines.

Copies of MLS transcripts will be requested at a later date, if invited for an on campus interview.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Mary Sweatte, Library HR Coordinator, sweattem@ecu.edu, (252)328-5336.

ECU seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration. Academic Library Services strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.

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Assistant Music Librarian/Teaching Assistant Professor – Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

TITLE: Assistant Music Librarian/Teaching Assistant Professor (#942034)
LIBRARY: Joyner Library – East Carolina University
CITY: Greenville, NC 27858

NOTE:
Known for its leadership in distance learning and its mission to serve, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University (ECU) seeks a well-rounded, creative, and service-oriented individual for the hybrid position of Assistant Music Librarian.

The Music Library, located in ECU’s Fletcher Music Center, is staffed by two faculty librarians, three full-time support staff, and student assistants. Under the direction of the Head of the Music Library, this hybrid position incorporates a variety of public and technical service aspects.

Finalists will be asked to make a brief presentation during the on-campus interview.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited master’s degree or international equivalent; an academic degree in music; experience and/or substantial coursework in cataloging; familiarity with technology in a library setting; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to work effectively with staff and users.

DUTIES: Public service responsibilities include reference, library instruction, and general library supervision, which requires some evening and weekend duties on a rotating basis. Technical services responsibilities include oversight of all Music Library cataloging activities using OCLC and the Sirsi-Dynix Symphony integrated library system. Serves as Music Library webmaster with responsibility for both the intellectual content and technical maintenance of the Music Library’s web site. Serves as liaison to the School of Theatre and Dance, as well as to Joyner Library’s Discovery & Technology Services Division.

AVAILABLE: Immediately
APPLY BY: March 8, 2017

TO APPLY: All Applicants must apply online: www.jobs.ecu.edu.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please attach a resume, cover letter and list of three references (include email, complete mailing addresses and phone numbers).

This is a renewable 12-month contract position with faculty status. $45,000 minimum salary with a comprehensive fringe benefits package. Subsequent contract renewal is subject to university hiring guidelines.

Copies of MLS transcripts will be requested at a later date, if invited for an on campus interview.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Mary Sweatte, Library HR Coordinator, sweattem@ecu.edu, (252)328-5336.

ECU seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration. Academic Library Services strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.

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Collection Development Librarian – Cabarrus County Public Library, Concord NC

TITLE: Collection Development Librarian
LIBRARY: Cabarrus County Public Library
CITY: Concord, NC

NOTE: CCPL connects Cabarrus County citizens with information and resources that educate, enrich, and empower. We are a growing system with branches in Concord, Kannapolis, Mt. Pleasant and Harrisburg with a passion for collaboration and innovation to increase opportunities for lifelong learning in our community.

SALARY: $42,328.00-$49,150.40 annually, plus benefits package

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from a college or university with a Master’s degree in library and information science from an American Library Association accredited program, or from a regionally accredited program of higher education in North Carolina, and considerable experience in a public library.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of library principles, methods, materials and practices; of reader interest levels; and of cataloging procedures and problems.
  • Thorough knowledge of books and authors, periodicals, reference media and library media.
  • Working knowledge of library equipment, computers and applicable software applications.
  • Skilled in identifying publishing trends and community interests as related to collection development, and of working with a team to make quality decisions surrounding purchasing and acquisitions.
  • Ability to analyze library service problems and participate effectively in solving them; to develop specific plans and goals to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates, and the general public.

    DUTIES:

  • Oversees, directs, coordinates and participates in collection development and acquisition duties for the Cabarrus County Public Library system, including print and digital collections.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and select materials for the library system based on the Collection Development Policy, community needs, professional reviews, staff recommendations and current composition of the library system collection.
  • Responsible for the acquisition of materials for all age groups; enters orders in the library’s on-line catalog and acquisition system, assists with cataloging and processing.
  • Works with vendors and library staff to make well-informed decisions regarding database and digital collection subscriptions. Coaches library staff on de-selection and weeding practices; provides timely reports to staff for scheduled weeding and related reports as required.
  • Manages expenditure of all funds allocated to collection development to maximize purchasing power, prepares purchase orders, pays invoices, and handles other financial documents related to acquisitions.

    AVAILABLE: Immediately
    APPLY BY: Open Until Filled

    TO APPLY: Apply online at https://www.cabarruscounty.us/government/departments/human-resources/Pages/Employment-Opportunities.aspx.

    FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Emery Ortiz, Library Director, at emortiz@cabarruscounty.us.

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Branch Librarian – Graham County Public Library, Nantahala Regional Library System, Robbinsville NC

Title: Branch Librarian
Library: Graham County Public Library, Branch of the Nantahala Regional Library
City: Robbinsville, North Carolina

Note: The Nantahala Regional Library provides public library services in Cherokee, Clay and Graham Counties in Western North Carolina through four branch libraries and a bookmobile.

Salary: Subject to experience and qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Completion of or working towards a Master’s program in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school preferred.
  • Three years of management experience preferred.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library operation including ILS, OCLC, NCLive and the Internet.
  • Considerable knowledge of and background in various types of literature and information.
  • Ability to plan, promote and implement programs utilizing library facilities.
  • Ability to stimulate interest and encourage participation in reading and other library activities.
  • Ability to guide patrons in making book selections.
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the general public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Director, other Nantahala Regional Library employees and the staff of the local funding authority.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have transportation and have and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and the ability to bend, reach and spend up to four consecutive hours standing and walking.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

Duties:

  • Work involves the management of a branch library including the planning and organizing of special programs, the supervision of circulation activities and reference work, the preparation of displays and the care of the building and equipment.
  • Work includes collection development and reader’s advisory.
  • Work also involves public contact of a promotional nature in working with organizations in our area.
  • Work also involves the supervision of two full-time library assistants, part-time employees, volunteers and others.
  • Works with the Friends of the Library, schools and other community agencies to provide library service to all members of the community.
  • Participates in planning and budgeting for the library branch along with the Director, Finance Officer, Regional Library Board Members and the local funding authority.

Available: February 24, 2017
Apply by: March 3, 2017

To apply
: Submit a letter of interest, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: Daphne Simmons, Director, Nantahala Regional Library, 11 Blumenthal Street, Murphy, NC 28906, fax 828-837-6416 or email at dchildres@nantahalalibrary.org.

For additional information: Contact Daphne Simmons at 828-837-2025 or at dchildres@nantahalalibrary.org.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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