Staff Librarian (Adult Services), Mooresville Public Library, Mooresville, NC

SALARY:

$37,762 – $59,057

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters of Library Science Degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association, two to four years of experience in a public library setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of or ability to obtain the Public Librarian Certificate as administered by the Department of Cultural Resources, State Library of North Carolina.

DUTIES:

An employee in this class plans, promotes, coordinates and provides specialized programs and services in the library and on outreach basis. Work includes coordinating seasonal displays; leading library clubs and groups; and assisting patrons with computer use. Work requires accuracy, judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with the public to resolve problems and complaints. Work is performed under the daily professional supervision of a Department Head and is evaluated through daily observation, discussions, reports, quality and quantity of services delivered.

AVAILABLE:

Now

APPLY BY:

Open until filled

TO APPLY:

https://mooresvillenc.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

mhawkins@ci.mooresville.nc.us

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Currituck County Librarian, Currituck County Library, Barco, NC

SALARY:

$42,000 with good benefits package

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires MLS/MLIS. Prior public library and supervisory experience strongly preferred. Must qualify for certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board.

DUTIES:

Performs administrative and supervisory work. Plans and directs the activities and programs of the Currituck County Library. The Currituck County Library has branches in Barco, Corolla and Moyock. Supervises staff, acts as representative of the library and seeks library involvement throughout the community. Serves as department head, responsible for budgeting, selection of materials and evaluating personnel. Reports to the Regional Library Director.

AVAILABLE:

Position available immediately.

APPLY BY:

Position open until filled. Will begin review of applications on March 20, 2015.

TO APPLY:

Please submit letter of interest and resume including three references to:
Jonathan Wark, Director
East Albemarle Regional Library System
100 East Colonial Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please call 252-473-2372 or email:
jwark@earlibrary.org

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Librarian II/Youth Services position #LIB0046, Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center, Fayetteville, NC

NOTE:

Conditions: Selected applicant must have or obtain, and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record; must have access to transportation; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.

SALARY:

$40,524

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master of Library Science degree (MLS) with 18 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library. Six months supervisory experience preferred. Experience in providing services to youth is preferred.
Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.
North Carolina Public Library Certification within 18 months of employment.

DUTIES:

Supervises, hires, trains, evaluates and schedules youth services staff in the Headquarters Library to ensure policies and procedures are followed, customers are given efficient, prompt, and competent assistance, and pleasant working conditions are maintained. Assists customers in computer labs. Ensures staff are developing and conducting age-appropriate programs within and outside the library, including coordinating and delivering the deposit collection. Coordinates system wide planning, implementing, and marketing special events and projects for children birth through age 12. Provides assistance to customers at the Youth Services desk or Adult Information Desk by assisting with information requests and readers’ advisory. Coordinates in annually selecting program and display themes and resource sharing for all locations for children birth through age 12. Supports the County’s strategic goals and long range plans. Assists in identifying, writing and implementing grants. Oversees collection maintenance duties for Headquarters YS. Acts as person in charge and mediates customer service issues in the absence of the Headquarters/ Information Services managers. Discusses with supervisor work methods, problems, short- and long-range developments and/or plans. Works with Programs & Services Coordinator to make recommendations for programs, policies, and procedures. Promotes library Youth Services and programs through, but not limited to public outreach such as informational fairs, school and/or child care center visits, and writing occasional articles as requested. Works collaboratively with community agencies serving youth in coordination with the Library Awareness Coordinator and other youth services staff. Compiles, prepares and maintains departmental reports, records, statistics, and budget information. Participates in professional training and activities to keep current on issues and trends and to further professional development. Provides YS training under the direction of the Programs & Services Coordinator, including, but not limited to: children’s literature, puppetry, storytelling, book talking, programming skills, reader’s advisory and reference. This job description in no way implies that the duties listed here are the only ones the employee can be required to perform. The employee is expected to perform other tasks as directed by their manager or supervisor.

AVAILABLE:

Immediately

APPLY BY:

Open until filled

TO APPLY:

We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cumberlandcountync/default.cfm
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Contact Ms. Dagmar Aerdelman at (910) 483-7727 extension 1305, fax: (910) 486-5372, or e-mail: daerdelman@cumberland.lib.nc.us or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653;
Library website: http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/ccplsite/

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC

NOTE:

Gardner-Webb University is seeking a person to fill the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian. This librarian provides reference service and instruction to the students, faculty, and staff of Gardner-Webb University. In addition, the librarian participates in collection development, information literacy curriculum development and instruction, library web site development and improvement, the creation and dissemination of information literacy instruction materials and tools, and strategic planning for the library.
As a university affiliated on a mutually voluntary basis with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, the National Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina, Gardner-Webb University employs persons who participate in and wholeheartedly support the value system of the Christian church.

SALARY:

Salary commensurate with degrees and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Master of Library Science (or a comparable degree) from a program accredited by the American Library Association is required. Five years or more of professional library experience is preferred. Expertise with instructional tools such as LibGuides, Camtasia, Captivate, and Blackboard is desired.

DUTIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Provides on-site and virtual reference service, using the reference collection and a variety of print and online resources.
• Shares responsibilities with other librarians for providing library instruction lectures and tours as needed.
• Prepares appropriate instructional tools such as written exercises, LibGuides, and video tutorials.
• Shares responsibility with other librarians in designing, developing and enhancing the library web page.
• Participates in maintaining an up-to-date reference collection, suggesting items to add and weed.
• Supervises the Interlibrary Loan Assistant and the overall processes in the Interlibrary Loan Department.
• Serves the University as a faculty member, with attendant committee and other responsibilities.
• Serves as Library Liaison to designated Departments or Schools as assigned.

AVAILABLE:

Projected start date of July 1, 2015

APPLY BY:

The position will remain open until filled with a projected start date of July 1, 2015.

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three references to mroby@gardner-webb.edu.

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Media and Digital Services Librarian, High Point University, High Point, NC

NOTE:

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU is a private liberal arts institution with 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 46 states and 27 countries. With small class sizes, the student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. High Point University currently offers 44 undergraduate majors, 43 undergraduate minors and 11 graduate degree programs, including a doctoral program in educational leadership and two more doctoral programs proposed for 2017. High Point University has two 24 hour a day libraries, a curriculum and children’s book collection and three special book collections – the Bassett Furniture Collection, the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Collection and the Barry Schultheiss Hayworth Chapel Collection.

SALARY:

Mid 40’s – based on experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education
• ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent Master’s Degree is required
• Experience and Training
• Experience using multimedia software for graphic design, images and videos. Knowledge of presentation software and web authoring tools is preferred such as WordPress, Biblioboard, ContentDM and others.
• Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
• Ability to manage a center that provides media and digital services for faculty, staff and a graduate and undergraduate student body population.
• Some expertise using media software such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Camtasia, Pinnacle Studio and Final Cut pro is a plus.
• Knowledge of WMS (OCLC Worldcat Management System) is also a plus.

DUTIES:

• Manages the Media Services Department, including scheduling, budgeting, marketing and establishing departmental policies and procedures
• Works with faculty, staff and students to provide individual, group and classroom instruction in multimedia technology and resources
• Assists all patrons with technology and design issues
• Maintains and updates the Media Center technology and explores new multimedia software and technologies.
• Maintains the Media website and with other staff updates the library website.
• Acts as the visual content collection development librarian for the film and digital steaming collections.
• Serves on committees as they relate to the library, the university and the larger academic community
• Works with the archivist and the Library Director to digitize and catalog HPU history.
• Maintains a positive working atmosphere by acting and communicating effectively with students, faculty, co-workers and all library patrons.
• All staff open the library two weeks out of the semester and will also be called on to man service point in the main or the auxiliary libraries.
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Library services

APPLY BY:

Open until filled but interviews will begin the third week of March.

TO APPLY:

To apply – https://highpoint.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=90

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For questions: David L. Bryden – dbryden@highpoint.edu – 336-841-9215

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Senior Librarian (Adult Services Manager), Durham County Library South Regional, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Durham is a colorful, creative and entrepreneurial community that continuously earns accolades as one of the best places in the world to visit, live and do business. With nationally acclaimed restaurants, shopping, historical sites, and myriad other things to do, Durham is the place where great things happen. Located near Research Triangle Park, the 27,300 square foot South Regional Library opened in July 2010 and earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification through the U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Building Rating System ™.

SALARY:

$43,560 – $78,408

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Demonstrated experience supervising professionals and support staff
• Professional working knowledge of trends and issues in contemporary reference services
• Knowledge of current and emerging technologies coupled with a strong working knowledge of both print and electronic resources
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
• Equally comfortable providing services via phone, online chat, email and in person while providing a high and consistent level of customer service
• Ability to speak Spanish, a plus
This position requires a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited library school and six months experience in professional library work.

Special Requirement: Must obtain certification of the NC Public Librarian Certification Commission.

DUTIES:

Provide excellent customer service in a team-based environment. Perform professional and administrative library work developing and providing library services and programs that further the library’s strategic plan. Train, supervise and management South Regional’s Adult Services staff. Assist with preparation and monitoring of library’s budget. Develop proactive relationships with appropriate community organizations. Serve on the regional’s library management team and library committees as assigned. Work is performed with independence under the supervision of the South Regional Library Manager.

APPLY BY:

Friday, February 27, 2015

TO APPLY:

Please visit durhamcountylibrary.org/about/employment to view the full job announcement and to complete the required application for employment.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The mission of Durham County Library is to encourage Discovery, connect the Community and lead in Literacy. For additional information about Durham County Library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

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Processing Assistant, Forest History Society Library and Archives, Durham, NC

NOTE:

The Forest History Society (FHS) seeks applicants for a temporary, part-time Processing Assistant position to aid in processing and describing a large archival collection. The Processing Assistant will work as part of a team that reports to the Project Archivist and is primarily responsible for arranging, describing, and cataloging a collection recently accessioned by FHS.
The Forest History Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that collects, preserves, and disseminates information on the history of interactions between people and forests. Located in Durham, NC, FHS houses the foremost library and archives in the world focused on forest and conservation history.

SALARY:

$17.00 per hour with no benefits. The successful candidate will work 25-29 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Graduate coursework or hands-on experience in archival processing. Excellent analytical and writing skills; attention to detail; working knowledge of standard archival procedures; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; ability to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 40 pounds; and tolerance of dirt, dust, and inactive mold spores.
Preferred: One to two years of experience doing archival processing. Interest in historical research.

DUTIES:

• Assess current condition and organization of the new archival collection.
• Re-house any portions of the collection that require it and perform minimal preservation measures.
• Assist in processing the collection according to standard professional guidelines.
• Under direction of Project Archivist create EAD2002 finding aid using NoteTab Pro software.
• Bar-code boxes and other containers in preparation for move to off-site storage.

APPLY BY:

Application deadline is March 15, 2015.

TO APPLY:

Please submit detailed resume and cover letter via email to eben.lehman@foresthistory.org. Include position title in subject line.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more information about the Forest History Society, see www.foresthistory.org.

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