Community Services Consultant – Northwestern Regional Library, Elkin NC

TITLE: Community Services Consultant
LIBRARY: Northwestern Regional Library
CITY: Elkin (Headquarters)

NOTE:
The Northwestern Regional Library is recruiting for an energetic and versatile Professional Librarian with excellent customer and information services, programming, collaboration, collection development, technology, and outreach skills who is enthusiastic about the library as a community center.

The area is predominately rural with small and medium-sized towns with active cultural and recreational opportunities. The service area is comprised of Alleghany, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and scenic foothills. This position is a good opportunity for an early career professional librarian who seeks to exercise a variety of skills and will provide opportunity to participate and engage in a wide-range of library operations.

This position facilitates and assists in providing professional library services to all thirteen libraries in the Northwestern Regional Library in the library, online, and community for all ages with an emphasis on youth. Position requires excellent and effective interpersonal skills, initiative, project management, and technology skills to build effective collaborative relationships and services and to identify positive solutions. This position will work closely with the Regional Director but will travel and consult with staff in all thirteen branch libraries in the system.

SALARY
: $43,968 – $45,067 (Negotiable Dependent on Qualifications); Health Insurance; Membership in NC Retirement System; Annual Leave/Holidays

QUALIFICATIONS
:
• MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited library school
• NC Public Librarian Certification (may obtain following hire)
• 3-5 years professional experience in a public library with management experience
• Valid NC driver’s license with good driving record
• Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking and
presentation skills
• Strong experience with technologies including Internet web browsers and
• Productivity software including Microsoft Office
• Experience with web design and maintenance

DUTIES:
• Promote community engagement with community agencies and organizations
• Support technical services operations. The region is an NC Cardinal member.
• Provide consultation for regional youth services activities including attending State Library and regional workshops.
• Participate in collection development activities of the region including material selection.
• With the director, plan and execute professional opportunities for regional staff; conduct
assessments to identify unmet needs.
• Represent the library system and communicate the library’s mission to internal and external audiences.
• Maintain current awareness of professional issues and innovations.
• Regularly evaluate library programs and services.
• Identify, build, and maintain active collaborations and partnerships between libraries and organizations with an interest in libraries and youth.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: January 15, 2018

TO APPLY: Send letter, application, resume and three references to Director, Northwestern Regional Library, 111 N. Front St., Elkin, NC 28621 or email to jsherif@nwrl.org. Applications and full job description available online at www.nwrl.org. For questions, call 336-835-4894.

Applications are available at all libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library.

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Digital Collections Librarian – Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

TITLE: Digital Collections Librarian #1045
LIBRARY: Joyner Library, East Carolina University
CITY: Greenville, NC 27858

NOTE:
J. Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks applicants for the position of Digital Collections Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Applications and Digital Services, the Digital Collections Librarian will serve as a member of a team of librarians and staff committed to effectively managing ECU libraries’ growing digital collections.

Serving as the link between content specialists/creators and technical staff, the Digital Collections Librarian will take a lead role in the creation, design, maintenance, promotion, and stewardship of digital collections and repository systems at ECU. The person in this position will manage projects; seek and evaluate potential digital collections, including preparing cost estimates; collaborate with internal and external partners in the creation and support of online exhibitions and digital scholarship projects; and assist in improving the access, discovery, usability, and preservation of ECU’s scholarship and digital collections. This position will be responsible for promoting completed projects and engaging with local and national professional conferences and organizations.

The current digital collections platforms consist of a home-grown system and DSpace, which together contain a variety of collections, including theses and dissertations, digitized images of unique materials from the library’s special collections, digitized audio performances from the School of Music, and digital scholarship projects completed by ECU faculty and students. Joyner Library is investigating the potential of consolidating content from legacy platforms into a Fedora Commons repository in order to build a robust digital preservation infrastructure and provide a unified discovery experience. This position will play a key role in implementing this infrastructure, ensuring that the needs of users, content providers, faculty, staff, and researchers are met in support of the Library’s strategic goals.

The Digital Collections Librarian will join the Application & Digital Services (ADS) unit, a team of programmers, technology professionals and librarians that support the digitization, web, and software needs of ECU Libraries. This position works closely and collaboratively with many library departments, including but not limited to: Research and Scholarly Communication, Manuscripts & Rare Books, North Carolina Collection, University Archives, Music Library, and Cataloging. This position often works directly with researchers, ECU faculty and staff, and community partners, and will support new initiatives for digital library work by consulting on a variety of projects for different departments, both in the library and on campus.

This is a renewable, 12-month contract position with faculty status. Salary commensurate with experience, with a comprehensive benefits package.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
· ALA-accredited master’s degree or international equivalent;
· Experience with current digital library technologies, standards, and practices;
· Demonstrated knowledge of emerging technology trends related to digital collections, digital scholarship, and scholarly communication;
· Familiarity with metadata standards for digital projects;
· Working knowledge of productivity software, XML, and institutional repositories (e.g. Fedora, Islandora, DSpace);
· Knowledge of database management principles and software;
· Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment, build consensus, address user needs, and promote the exchange of information among project team members and clients;
· Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to effectively interact with audiences of diverse backgrounds.

DUTIES:
· Experience in project management of digital projects;
· Advanced experience with Fedora or DSpace;
· Working knowledge of one or more scripting and/or programming languages (e.g. Ruby, Java, .NET, or PHP), web design frameworks (e.g. HTML, CSS, XSLT), and accessibility guidelines;
· Experience providing grant support and/or grant writing;
· Knowledge of copyright issues commonly associated with digital projects.

Finalists will make a presentation during the on-campus interview.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: December 25, 2017

TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names/addresses (postal & e-mail) of three current references online to http://jobs.ecu.edu.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit www.jobs.ecu.edu/lib or contact Mary Sweatte, Library HR Coordinator, at sweattem@ecu.edu or 252-328-5336.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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NC Collection Librarian – Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

TITLE: NC Collection Librarian, #942014
LIBRARY: Joyner Library, East Carolina University
CITY: Greenville, NC 27858

NOTE:
East Carolina University is pleased to announce a full-time North Carolina Librarian position in J.Y. Joyner Library’s Special Collections Division. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Special Collections, and will collaborate with colleagues in other library units, including Manuscripts and Rare Books, University Archives, Special Collections Cataloging, Preservation/Conservation, and Application and Digital Services.
Duties and Responsibilities: Working under the supervision of the Head of Special Collections, the North Carolina Librarian works with faculty and staff in the North Carolina Collection Department, Special Collections Division and library to plan, develop, and deliver a full range of programs and services utilizing the resources of the North Carolina Collection. The successful candidate will collaboratively develop and implement procedures, systems, and workflows that improve access to print, microform and electronic materials related to North Carolina and the local region and facilitate the use of these materials in research, teaching, and service. Academic Library Services is dedicated to sustaining a diverse workforce.

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

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science; Two years of library, archival, museum, or other relevant experience; Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a team environment; Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and problem-solving ability.

Desired: Additional advanced degree(s) in history or other relevant curriculum areas; Demonstrated experience in the management of reference services or special collections; Demonstrated experience in collections devoted to North Carolina or state/local history, politics, literature or culture; Demonstrated experience in academic libraries or research collections; Demonstrated interest in North Carolina state government documents; A successful record of project design and management; Supervisory experience.

DUTIES:
The North Carolina Librarian supervises a staff of up to 3 FTE in the management, development, and promotion of the Verona Joyner Langford North Carolina Collection. The collection is one of the largest in the nation devoted to the history and culture of North Carolina, and one of only a few to focus on eastern North Carolina. Among its more than 50,000 volumes, 60,000 microforms, 5,000 maps, prints, and broadsides, and electronic resources are state government documents, state and local history and genealogy resources, fictional works about North Carolina, and rare books with connections to the state’s history. In addition to supporting university instruction, the collection attracts numerous external researchers of family and local history. The successful candidate will promote the collections by working with colleagues to plan events, exhibits, and instruction sessions, maintain web guides, create social media posts, and develop access tools. One such tool is the North Carolina Periodicals Index (https://digital.lib.ecu.edu/ncpi/) which provides access to over 27,000 journal articles found in the collection. The successful candidate will also be responsible for collection development, donor relations, and reference duties including occasional weekends and evenings.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: December 15, 2017

TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names/addresses (postal & e-mail) of three current references online to ECU Jobs at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/10818.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit www.jobs.ecu.edu/lib or contact Mary Sweatte, Library HR Coordinator, at sweattem@ecu.edu or 252-328-5336.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Special Collections Access Archivist – Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

TITLE: Special Collections Access Archivist #1044
LIBRARY: Joyner Library, East Carolina University
CITY: Greenville, NC 27858

NOTE:
J.Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks applicants for the position of Special Collections Access Archivist. Reporting to Assistant Director for Special Collections, the Access Archivist will serve as a member of a team of librarians and staff committed to effectively managing Joyner Library’s growing special collections.
As the primary manager of the unit’s archival collection management system, the Access Archivist manages all records in the archival content management system, which is currently Archivists’ Toolkit, but will be transitioning to ArchivesSpace; establishes, documents, and ensures consistent practices for collection description; coordinates training for staff involved in the creation of EAD finding aids; takes action to standardize metadata for legacy finding aids; and works to ensure the accessibility of materials through maintenance of and enhancements to the end-user interface and navigation for the EAD repository. This position is responsible for the online publication of finding aids for the Special Collections Division.

This is a renewable, 12-month contract position with faculty status. Salary commensurate with experience, with a comprehensive benefits package.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
• ALA-accredited master’s degree or international equivalent, or advanced degree in an appropriate subject discipline with relevant special collections or archival training;
• Job experience working with special collections or archives;
• Knowledge of archival arrangement, processing, and best practices, and the ability to maintain an awareness of current developments, trends, and technologies in special collections;
• Experience with archival content management systems, such as Archivists’ Toolkit or ArchivesSpace;
• Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment, build consensus, address user needs, and promote the exchange of information among project team members and clients;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to effectively interact with audiences of diverse backgrounds.

DUTIES:
As a liaison between the Special Collections Division and other library units, this position works with Special Collections Cataloging, Preservation and Conservation, and Application and Digital Services to select materials for digitization, while considering such factors as scholarly impact, fragility of materials, copyright, and privacy. The position also works closely with Cataloging and Digital Collections to oversee the quality control of metadata provided by the division to the Digital Collections repository. The position also advises on best practices for ensuring the long-term preservation of digital materials found in manuscript collections and archives.

This position participates in the Special Collections Division’s public service activities, including instruction, reference, and social media services and some weekend and evening work as required.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY
: December 25, 2017

TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names/addresses (postal & e-mail) of three current references online to http://jobs.ecu.edu.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit www.ecu.edu/lib or contact Mary Sweatte, Library HR Coordinator, at sweattem@ecu.edu or 252-328-5336.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Head of Access Services Librarian – William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

Research Assistant Professor / Head of Access Services Librarian
Vacancy #: 001595
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview
The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library (Laupus Library) serves as the primary information resource center for the University’s instructional, research, and patient care programs in the health sciences. It also serves as the comprehensive information resource center for health care professionals who practice in northeastern North Carolina. In addition, the Laupus Library serves as a secondary resource for nontechnical health care information for health care consumers in the local community. The Laupus Library emphasizes proactive information provision including the acquisition of current and relevant materials, reference services that recognize the existence of diverse levels of client expertise and needs, and the implementation of new technologies for accessing and managing information.

Job Duties
Laupus Library at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks an enthusiastic, service-oriented, and innovative individual for the position of Head of Access Services Librarian. This position manages all day to day operations of the Access Services department including: supervision and leadership of staff, workflow and work assignments, circulation of materials, interlibrary loan, standard operating practices, user assessment and engagement, and coordination of schedules for staffing of the Service Desk. This librarian is also member of the Information Services Department and provides reference assistance.

Reference duties include but are not limited to: regular reference shifts at the Service Desk, evidence based literature searches, instruction and assistance on information resources and databases both onsite and via the web, consultations with research faculty to provide professional literature searching, partnering with teaching faculty to provide library and information literacy instruction classes or other learning objects for students, and assisting liaison librarians as needed.

This librarian is expected to be active in professional library organizations and is expected to set and pursue professional and service goals.

This position reports to the Associate Director of Laupus Library.

Primary Duties
• Lead and supervise the staff of Access Services
• Manage scheduling and compliance with all policies including time management and all other such standard operating procedures
• Provide professional reference assistance and work regular reference shifts at the Service Desk
• Assist liaison librarians with teaching, projects and other such work as needed
• Conduct performance evaluations for Access Services staff
• Monitor and consult with Library Administration about best practices for library hours, staffing, opening and closing procedures, security, and other such issues
• Coordinate and maintain compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures for fine, fees, and other such transactions
• Coordinate best practices for circulation of all materials including but not limited to: anatomical models, laptops and similar equipment, books and AV material

This is a fixed-term faculty position at the title of Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate Professor depending on qualifications.

Minimum Education/Experience
ALA-accredited master’s degree or international equivalent in library or information science.
3 years of supervisory experience within the last 5 years.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and library users.
Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service and demonstrated ability to instill outstanding customer service values in direct reports.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
• More than 3 years of supervisory experience.
• Demonstrated experience in the interpretation of standard operating procedures.
• Commitment to innovative and successful user services projects and practices.
• Experience with high level literature searching in an Academic Health Sciences environment.
• Experience supporting and working with research faculty and staff.

Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Letter of Interest
• List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 001595 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.

Questions: Please contact Kathy Massey at masseyk15@ecu.edu.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Visit this job posting at http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11154.

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Library Assistant, Acquisitions – Central Carolina Community College Library, Sanford NC

TITLE: Library Assistant – Acquisitions 
LIBRARY:
Central Carolina Community College Library
LOCATION: Sanford, NC

DESCRIPTION JOB:
The Library Assistant for Acquisitions, located at the Lee Main Campus, is responsible for ordering collection materials and library supplies, maintaining records of library purchases, and forwarding invoices to the Business Office for payment. This position maintains several in-house databases and indexes, compiles library statistics, and produces reports and correspondence. This position also provides circulation services as assigned and performs other clerical/bookkeeping duties. Summer hours are based on a 4-day work week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Create requisitions using the NC E-Procurement system and CCCC eForms for ordering library collection materials and supplies. Receive collection materials and supplies. Check shipments for accuracy. Work with vendors to resolve any order discrepancies. Check for accuracy and code invoices for all new collection materials and supplies received. Scan invoices for library records. Maintain MS Access databases for library budget expenditures and the DVD and CD indexes.  Assist at the circulation desk as assigned or as needed. Provide patrons with computer, printer, and photocopier support.  Gather and tally library gate count and quick reference statistics. Compile, produce, and maintain all library statistical reports.  Track acquisitions and budget expenditure data. Provide compiled collection and budget data upon request. Assume responsibility for annual inventory of library office supplies. Assist with keeping the book collections in order. Record minutes of library staff meetings. Type and send thank you letters for library donations. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
An associate degree in Library and Information Technology or a related field. A minimum of 2 years’ library work experience, preferably in a community college setting. A minimum of 1-year work experience in library acquisitions. A valid driver’s license

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
Excellent customer service and oral/written/interpersonal communication skills. Ability to maintain excellent working relations with vendors and staff in other departments. Working knowledge of the book publishing industry and library vendors. Accurate typing, filing, and bookkeeping skills. Ability to work accurately with numbers/math. Excellent organization skills and attention to fine detail. Strong computer/technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite (particularly MS Access) and automated library systems. Reliable, self-starter, strong work ethic, and able to work independently. Physical ability to do moderate lifting and to push full book carts. Travel between sites/campuses may be required on an as-needed basis.  Working knowledge of the NC E-Procurement System.

TO APPLY:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ccccedu/jobs/1925113/library-assistant-acquisitions

MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Valorie Benn, Associate Director Human Resources/Diversity Officer vbenn159@cccc.edu or call 919-718-7423.

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Director of Library Services – James Sprunt Community College, Kenansville NC

POSITION:  Director of Library Services
PROJECTED DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:  February 1, 2018
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  Full Time/Permanent
SALARY RANGE:  Level 15 ($41,419-$51,774) (salary commensurate with experience)
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  January 4, 2018

JOB DUTIES:
Direct the operation of the college library; prepare programs and budgets for quality reference and instruction services, cataloging, and collection development that meet the needs of the college community; supervise professional and paraprofessional staff; establish meaningful goals for the library and monitor progress toward their achievement; this position reports to the Executive Vice President.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program. Some experience in library service administration including: planning; budgeting; library automation; program development, delivery, and evaluation. Considerable experience in delivery of library services.

Preferred: Bilingual. CRC. Considerable experience in library administration in higher education.

HOW TO APPLY:
Application and instructions are available on the JSCC web page or
https://jamessprunt.peopleadmin.com/.

APPLICANTS SEEKING VETERAN’S PREFERENCE SHOULD SUBMIT FORM DD-214.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  James Sprunt Community College is an equal opportunity educational institution and employer. The college does not practice or condone discrimination in any form against students, employees, or applicants on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or political affiliation consistent with those laws which affect the institution. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please feel free to contact: Director of Human Resources, Debbie Martin, 133 James Sprunt Drive, PO Box 398, Kenansville, NC 28349, (910) 296-1429, dmartin@jamessprunt.edu.

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