Library Services Manager – Rowan Public Library, China Grove NC

TITLE: Library Services Manager

LIBRARY: Rowan Public Library

CITY: China Grove, NC

NOTE: Established in 1911, Rowan Public Library is a progressive three branch system consisting of the Library Headquarters in Salisbury, Frank T. Tadlock South Rowan Regional Library in China Grove, and East Branch in Rockwell. RPL has a very active Friends of Rowan Public Library and strong Rowan Public Library Foundation. Located in the heart of North Carolina’s Piedmont, Rowan County is attractively and conveniently nestled between Charlotte and Raleigh. It is home to Dan Nicholas Park, NC Transportation Museum, Lazy 5 Ranch and Waterworks Visual Arts Center. China Grove is located in southern Rowan County and has a population of just over 4,000. It is 11 miles from Salisbury, the County seat and 11 miles from Rockwell. Rockwell has a population over just over 2,000 and is 9 nine miles from Salisbury.

SALARY: Starting Salary $46,200 – 50,900 (commensurate with experience).

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school, two years experience in a public library, one of which has been in a supervisory capacity, a valid driver’s license and excellent customer service and managerial skills. All degrees must be from an accredited college or university.

Requires a thorough knowledge of principles and practices of library science, library techniques, systems, and procedures; ability to use specialized library methods and principles in bibliography, cataloging, classification, circulation, and reference services; ability to plan and direct the work of lower level library personnel; and the ability to plan, program, supervise, and participate in a variety of relevant library programs and activities.

DUTIES: Manages the South Rowan Regional Library and East Branch Library; coordinates training and evaluation of system-wide customer service; plans, organizes, and directs provision of services and operations for branch libraries; responsible for the overall direction and development of the Library’s customer and marketing services; participates on the Library Management Team; supervises, trains, and evaluates Librarians and support staff; develops administrative policies and procedures; and provides personal assistance to users in pursuit of information; evening and weekend work required.

AVAILABLE: Position available immediately.

APPLY BY: Position open until filled.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit application to Rowan County Human Resources, 130 W. Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed Rowan County application.

Applications are available at www.rowancountync.gov/hr

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Rowan County Human Resources,   704-216-8101

Rowan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Rowan County administers pre-employment Drug Tests, Conducts Criminal Background Investigations, and Driving History

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Library Program Specialist – Dunn Public Library, Dunn NC

TITLE: Library Program Specialist

LIBRARY: Dunn Public Library

CITY: Dunn, NC 28334

NOTE: Dunn Public Library is a department of the City of Dunn. It functions as a branch of the Harnett County Public Library. The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening and background check are required.

SALARY: $27,190.00 /year

QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree, preferably in Library and Information Technology, or equivalent work experience.

DUTIES: Employees in this class will provide a variety of services for library patrons including organization and distribution of library materials. Information technology literacy and excellent spelling are required. Experience working with children is preferred. Prior library work experience is a plus. Candidates must be willing to work two evenings per week and half-days on alternating Saturdays; will be working in a library setting directly with the public; work involves standing, walking, lifting, crouching, and pushing. Prolonged use of computer equipment is required.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: 8/05/2016

TO APPLY: Visit www.dunn-nc.org for an application.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: You may contact the library director at (910) 892-2899 or mwilliams@dunn-nc.org.

 

 

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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.

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Librarian – New Hanover County Public Library, Wilmington NC

POSITION: Librarian

LIBRARY SALARY: $48,508.00 /Year

CLOSING DATE: 07/29/16 11:59 PM

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
New Hanover County Public Library seeks a customer-focused Librarian to provide informational and reader advisory assistance to a diverse population in an urban environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Engaging with other county departments and community organizations to meet the legal and business needs of New Hanover County residents
• Initiating, planning and conducting regular and special programs related to finance, law and business
• Creating informative and inviting online legal and business related content for our virtual branch
• Assisting at all service points to deliver relevant and innovative library services The successful candidate must be:
• A compassionate individual dedicated to public service
• Committed to the values stated in the American Library Association Bill of Rights and Code of Ethics
• Passionately committed to literacy and lifelong learning
• Intellectually curious and an avid researcher
• Confident and competent in using current technology
• Able to communicate well with and relate easily to coworkers, supervisors and the public
• Willing and able to lift up to 30 pounds; bend, stoop and reach; stand for several hours per day

The vision and commitment of the New Hanover County Public Library is to provide an exciting destination where people gather, ideas flourish, and the information and technology resources needed for a community to prosper are made freely available. We are passionate about creating a caring, inviting and welcoming place; developing the technology and information resources needed for people of all ages to Learn, Grow and Prosper; and preserving and making accessible our rich history and diverse cultural heritage. If this sounds like you, then come and be a part of the exciting and progressive team at New Hanover County

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s in Library Science from an accredited institution of Library Science. Professional librarian experience in a public library preferred.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Hours: 8AM-5PM weekdays with one evening per week and weekends on a rotating basis; must be available for evening and weekend hours on a rotating basis and during emergency situations.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.nhcqov.com/HR/Pages/JobOpportunities.aspx

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
230 Government Center Drive – Suite 135 Wilmington, NC 28403
910-798-7178
910-798-7178
cknips@nhcqov.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Technical Services Assistant (Part-Time Temporary) – Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown NC

Requisition #: 2016 – 1432
Appointment Period: Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period (unless otherwise specified.)

SUMMARY
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves students from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation, and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.

The Library provides services to students, staff, faculty, and GTCC community members. In the 2014-2015 school year, over 135,000 visits were made to the college’s libraries.

The library assistant will work in technical services, which includes collection development, acquisitions, journals management, and more. The Technical Services Assistant will also serve as backup for circulation and other public-facing services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS

  1. Process acquisitions.
  2. Deselect (weed) approved materials.
  3. Assist with journals management.
  4. Answer basic library reference questions and/or refer patrons to more senior staff.
  5. Answer library patrons’ basic computer/software questions.
  6. Shelve library materials; participate in shelf-reading and inventory projects.
  7. Work with Technical Services department to achieve projects in collection development, acquisitions, and ILS management.
  8. Compose and maintain documents online and physically as requested.
  9. Provide backup for public services.
  10. Maintain orderly collection.
  11. Work with library staff on special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Educational & Certification Requirements

Minimum Requirements: Associates degree or B.S. degree

Preferred Requirements: MLIS degree or credits towards degree

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience

  1. Be detail-oriented, including keeping accurate records and filing neatly and accurately.
  2. Have basic typing and computing skills.
  3. Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  4. Customer service experience.
  5. Meet GTCC employability skills of adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork.

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

  1. OCLC experience preferred, but not required.
  2. Ability to learn and perform accurate shelving according to the Dewey Decimal System.

Upon employment and within first 30 days of hire, must complete the following college training matrix but not limited to: Discrimination & Anti-Harassment; Personal Information Protection (PIP); Ethics, and “Shooter on Campus.” Annual refreshers are required thereafter.

Working Conditions:

  • May be asked to travel to any campus library.
  • Ability to lift boxes of print materials and to manipulate a full wheeled book cart.
  • Ability to shelve books.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods.

**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline: Open until an adequate pool of applicants is received.

How to Apply: A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

To apply, please visit https://jobs.gtcc.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=1113.
Application for Evaluation is available:
1. By clicking the Login link at the top of the screen.
Or, if you are logged in
2. By clicking the Review & Submit Application button at the bottom of the screen.

Questions: Please contact Kimberly D. Hill, Human Resources Specialist, at kdhill@gtcc.edu or 336-334-4822 ext. 50549.

ALL EMPLOYEES PAID BY DIRECT DEPOSIT ONLY!
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

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Associate Dean of Library Services – Hunter Library, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee NC

TITLE: Associate Dean of Library Services
LIBRARY: Western Carolina University/Hunter Library
CITY: Cullowhee, North Carolina
SALARY: Salary is commensurate with qualifications. This is a twelve-month, non-tenure-track position with a generous 24 days of vacation leave annually.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements
Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution; demonstrated educational leadership experiences, including supervision; successful administrative experiences in an academic, research, or similar library setting; thorough understanding of academic libraries and the ways in which current and emerging technologies are affecting traditional services and collections; exceptional human relations and communication skills; strong commitment to diversity; demonstrated abilities to recruit, develop, and retain a talented staff; expertise in strategic planning and project management; and experience with and knowledge of human resources, assessment, and business and data analysis principles as applied to libraries.

Preferred Qualifications
Second post baccalaureate degree in a related field; demonstrated professional growth through involvement in state and/or national organizations; record of disciplinary scholarship; and history of high-energy leadership with enthusiasm for problem-solving, risk-taking, and innovation. Experience conducting assessments of spaces, programs, and services.

DUTIES

This position functions as the deputy administrator for the library and is responsible for assisting with strategic planning and program development; assessing library programs and services; overseeing facilities management and space planning; leading library communications, publicity, and marketing programs; and representing and acting on behalf of the dean in campus and community activities.

To apply, access our online employment system at https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/5068. You will be required to attach a letter of application, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three references.

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

For more information, contact Sarah Steiner at sksteiner@wcu.edu.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

About the University
Western Carolina University (WCU) is an enrollment growth campus within the University of North Carolina system and is situated in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, west of Asheville and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While in a rural setting, the university is one hour from Asheville, and only three hours from Atlanta and Charlotte. WCU’s mission is “to improve individual lives and enhance economic and community development in our region, state, and nation through engaged learning opportunities in our academic programs, educational outreach, research, and creative and cultural activities.” The university library is at the core of this mission and the university’s strategic plan (adopted in 2012).

A “Carnegie Engaged” university, WCU has important educational and service connections to the Western North Carolina region. This region of the Southern Appalachians is famous for the Eastern Band of the Cherokee reservation (the largest east of the Mississippi), the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (one of the most popular parks in the US), the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Asheville.

About the Library
The university library is housed in Hunter Library on the WCU campus and extends services to distance education and instructional sites in Asheville and Cherokee. WCU’s library has a long, respected record of providing excellent service to the university community. Library staff are dedicated to the thoughtful integration of print and digital resources and to supporting the information literacy development of students and the teaching and research needs of faculty.

The library has three departments comprised of 19 faculty and 30 staff members. The Content Organization and Management (COM) department selects, acquires, organizes and manages intellectual content to support the learning, teaching, and scholarship activities of the WCU community. COM includes 5 librarians and 10 support staff members and is responsible for a collection budget of approximately $1.5 million. The collection includes approximately 610,000 print and 455,000 e-books and provides access to more than 62,000 journals; the library has 11 digital collections. The library provides support across the university for open access, data management, and work in the digital humanities.

Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. In addition, Western Carolina University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. Final candidates for employment are subject to a criminal background check. All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.

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University Library Specialist/Electronic Resources Access Coordinator – Hunter Library, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee NC

TITLE: University Library Specialist/Electronic Resources Access Coordinator
LIBRARY: Western Carolina University/Hunter Library
CITY: Cullowhee, North Carolina
SALARY: $35,791 – $36,406

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements
Graduation from a four-year college or university and one year of experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or high school and five years of experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces.
  • Demonstrated work experience maintaining access to electronic resources such as electronic journals and/or databases.
  • Demonstrated work experience gathering library-relevant numeric data.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information standards and practices relevant to electronic resources, including OpenURL linking, the COUNTER code of practice, and/or the SUSHI protocol.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work flow.
  • Solid organizational skills, flexibility and initiative.
  • Initiative and desire to learn in an innovative, evolving environment.

DUTIES

  • This position has primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining access to electronic resources.
  • Setting up and maintaining access to electronic resources, including working with knowledge bases, open URL resolvers, proxy configuration and Sierra maintenance is a major function of this position.
  • The position is responsible for working closely with vendors and publishers to clarify the library’s holdings and access rights.
  • Another major purpose of this position is to assist the Electronic Resource Librarian in maintaining the resource management systems and gathering, loading, and maintaining statistics.
  • Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the supervisor.

To apply, access our online employment system at https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/4981. You will be required to attach a letter of application, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three references.

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

For more information, contact Tina Adams at tmadams@wcu.edu.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

About the University
Western Carolina University (WCU) is an enrollment growth campus within the University of North Carolina system and is situated in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, west of Asheville and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While in a rural setting, the university is one hour from Asheville, and only three hours from Atlanta and Charlotte. WCU’s mission is “to improve individual lives and enhance economic and community development in our region, state, and nation through engaged learning opportunities in our academic programs, educational outreach, research, and creative and cultural activities.” The university library is at the core of this mission and the university’s strategic plan (adopted in 2012).

A “Carnegie Engaged” university, WCU has important educational and service connections to the Western North Carolina region. This region of the Southern Appalachians is famous for the Eastern Band of the Cherokee reservation (the largest east of the Mississippi), the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (one of the most popular parks in the US), the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Asheville.

About the Library
The university library is housed in Hunter Library on the WCU campus and extends services to distance education and instructional sites in Asheville and Cherokee. WCU’s library has a long, respected record of providing excellent service to the university community. Library staff are dedicated to the thoughtful integration of print and digital resources and to supporting the information literacy development of students and the teaching and research needs of faculty.

The library has three departments comprised of 19 faculty and 30 staff members. The Content Organization and Management (COM) department selects, acquires, organizes and manages intellectual content to support the learning, teaching, and scholarship activities of the WCU community. COM includes 5 librarians and 10 support staff members and is responsible for a collection budget of approximately $1.5 million. The collection includes approximately 610,000 print and 455,000 e-books and provides access to more than 62,000 journals; the library has 11 digital collections. The library provides support across the university for open access, data management, and work in the digital humanities.

Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. In addition, Western Carolina University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. Final candidates for employment are subject to a criminal background check. All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.

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