Associate Dean of Collection Management – Mary Livermore Library/UNC Pembroke, Pembroke NC

Manages the selection and purchase of all library materials and oversees their receipt and cataloging. This position supervises the work of three support staff persons who are engaged in acquisitions functions. Coordinates the receipt of all gift materials. Plans automated procedures for Acquisitions functions and coordinates such procedures as they are implemented.

Oversees the monitoring of the library budget as it corresponds with the University budget and remains current with associated regulations and computing processes and assists with budget development processes as needed.

Supervises the work and attendance of the Coordinator of Cataloging, the Electric Resources/Technology Librarian, and the Collection Development/Serials Librarian in their performance appraisals, in consultation with the Dean of Library Services; supervises other technical services unit SPA as needed; supervises the work of student assistants as needed. Works with the personnel of the technical services units to plan, monitor, and evaluate the workflow and required positions of the unit, in order to facilitate the most efficient and current practices.

Participates in the planning process for any new library services and facilities, along with the Dean of Library Services and the Assistant Dean for Research Services. Prepares the schedule for staff members participating in the summer flex option. Participates in the daily, evening, and weekend reference schedule and assists with library use instruction as needed.

Job Requirements

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Graduation from an American Library Association-accredited School of Library/Information Science. Experience in the computerized management of library budgetary resources in an academic library, preferably using the Innovative Interface system; experience in supervision; experience in working with the public.

Management Preferences: A minimum of five years of progressive experience working in the technical services operation of an academic library, which includes the acquisitions, collection development, cataloging, and electronic resources service areas. Successful supervisory and management experience. Demonstrated budget management expertise required. Current knowledge of trends and best practice in technical services with a service oriented innovative approach to planning these service areas needed. Excellent organizational skills along with excellent interpersonal written and oral skills needed.

Special Instructions to Applicants: The Hiring Official requests that a cover letter, detailed resume and list of references with the names and contact information for three professional references be attached.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/3nvd9wm4x2

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Library Assistants – Multiple Locations, Wake County Public Libraries, Wake County NC

About the County
Home to the State Capital, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state, with approximately 1,000,000 residents. The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines as being one of the best places to live, work and play. The central location of the County allows for a short drive to the spectacular mountains or coast. Wake County Government is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected at-large to serve four-year terms. Wake County Government has a general operating budget of $1.063 billion, employs approximately 3,800 employees, experiences minimal turnover, and is an award -winning leader in wellness and technology initiatives; such as offering employees and covered spouses free access to the Employee Health Center. Wake County Government offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life, flexible work schedules and a competitive salary and benefits package. http://www.wakegov.com/employment/benefits/Documents/Wake%20County%20Benefits%20Summary.pdf

Title/Subtitle (4004__01) LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Position Long Description
Wake County Public Libraries (WCPL), a division of Community Services, is a decentralized library system devoted to promoting the love of reading and fostering the pursuit of knowledge among the citizens of Wake County. To be a successful library system, WCPL focuses on three factors: developing products people love, operating facilities that are well thought out, and providing experiences that are pleasant. WCPL products include books and collections that people want; access to the Internet and other digital services that are easy to use; and programs that are engaging and educational. Library services are supportive of the Commissioner’s goals, as evident in the adoption of the Library Master Plan by the Board of Commissioners. In surveys to its customers, 96.6% of respondents rated their experience with the libraries as excellent or good. Per year, WCPL circulates over 11,000,000 books, has over 3,500,000 visitors, and presents over 8,000 programs. Its annual budget is approximately 19.9 million.

WCPL is currently comprised of 220 FTE which will expand to almost 240 by the end of FY 16. Administration consists of a Director, Deputy Director, four Senior Managers each responsible for a major system resource, and a Management & Policy Analyst. There is also a Staff Development Manager focused on training and development for staff. The library system is made up of 6, soon to be 7, Regional Libraries which range in size from 20,000 sq. ft. to 30,000 sq. ft.; 12 Community Libraries which range in size from 5,000 sq. ft. to 10,000 sq. ft., 2 Specialty Libraries, including a local history and genealogy library, and a Digital Library focused on the libraries’ online presence and PR. Libraries is the only county division to have its own Information Technology department.

WCPL is consistently one of the busiest and most cost effective library systems in NC. Specifically, the library system continues to expand its innovative and popular program of service for the young child, the school age child, teens, and adults of all ages. In 2015, the Deputy Library Director won a prestigious award from the American Library Association for showing exceptional understanding and support of public library service to children. The library system has been fortunate to be the recipient of generous grants over the years that have allowed it to offer special programming and exhibits to enhance its regular schedule of programming.

Note: Positions available at multiple locations.

Part-Time Library Assistant
Library Assistants spend the majority of their time on a busy service desk, providing excellent customer service to library members while checking books out, taking payments for fines, issuing library cards, helping members find books, and providing other circulation functions. Library Assistants provide reference, readers’ advisory and basic technology assistance to members, and support programming under the direction of a Librarian.

Key Responsibilities of a Part-Time Library Assistant
• Work directly with the public on a service desk providing excellent customer service
• Provide reference and readers’ advisory services
• Assist the public with basic technology and online searching
• Merchandize and market areas of the adult or youth collections
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies
• Enjoys working with people and excels at providing customer service
• Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Is energetic, motivated, and takes initiative
• Is detail-oriented, flexible, and adaptable to change
• Has great technology skills (ex. Internet, MS Office (Word, Excel), Google Docs) and learns new technologies quickly
• Loves books and reading; good working knowledge of reading trends and popular titles for adults and youth and the has the ability to recommend titles and authors

Home Department (40) Community Services

Division/Unit
Northeast Regional Library

Auto requisition ID
2994BR

Assignment Type
(P) Regular

Assignment Status
Part Time

Work Schedule
20 hours per week in either 4 or 5 hour shifts; 2-3 evening shifts per week (4:15 or 5:15 – 9:15), every other weekend, remainder of 20 hours either morning or afternoon shifts.

Work Location
(000) TBA – To Be Assigned

Salary Minimum
13.50

Salary Maximum
18.73

Expected Hiring Range
$13.50 – $14.90

Minimum Requirements
Associate’s degree and two years of experience in a library or bookstore setting; or equivalent.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Training
(beyond the minimum requirements defined by the class) Public library experience working on a service desk. For some positions, experience working directly with children is preferred.

Background/EEOC Policy
Position may require a background check. Unless required by state law, a record of conviction will not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment. Wake County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date
04-May-2016

To Apply
http://www.wakegov.com/employment/Pages/default.aspx.

Questions Katrina Vernon, 919-250-3870

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Applications Analyst – Triangle Research Libraries Network, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment? No

Position Title Applications Analyst – Journey

Working Title Applications Analyst

Position Number 20014269

Vacancy ID P005315

Budgeted Hiring Range $61,000 – $70,000

Pay Band Information For more information on the pay band for this branch and role, please click here.

Salary Grade Equivalent 76

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week 40

Work Schedule 8:00-5:00 M-F

Department Name and Number
Tri Res Library Network-550700

Date First Posted 04/26/2016

Closing Date 05/11/2016

Position Location Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category Information Technology

Position Summary Information

Department Description
The Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) is a consortium of four universities established to marshal the resources of the research libraries through cooperative efforts that further the universities’ teaching, research, and service missions. Consortium members are: Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

To extend the scope of information resources and services available to users, TRLN assists its member libraries: to make information accessible to users among member institutions in a convenient, timely, and equitable manner; to develop and pursue strategic partnerships that enhance their ability to deliver information and services; to provide a forum for discussion of cooperative library and information issues; and to seek external funding in support of these goals. The organization concentrates on cooperative collection development and licensing electronic resources, information technology, joint training and staff development, reciprocal library services, and scholarly communication initiatives.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description
A newly-envisioned position, the TRLN Applications Analyst will work closely with talented librarians, technologists, and developers across four academic institutions to lead the development of a variety of applications and systems that support the discovery and delivery of our shared collections. The position will apply expert skills to help solve some of the complex issues facing academic libraries today and to anticipate future opportunities.

This position will play a major role in the support of both established and emerging technology-focused projects. While the primary purpose of the position is development, implementation and maintenance, the Applications Analyst also will be involved in the design and evaluation of these projects, working with TRLN staff and programmatic councils to set priorities and to evaluate and communicate progress.

The focus of the work initially will be leading a major enhancement of our shared discovery index and interface, Search TRLN, which is built on the Oracle Endeca platform. The shared discovery index and interface will be transitioning from Endeca to a new platform (such as Blacklight or VUFind), and the Applications Analyst will take primary responsibility for developing and implementing the new system.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution;
OR
– Bachelor’s degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in business application consulting or development;
OR
– Associate’s degree in Computer Programming and one year of experience in application consulting or development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
– Journey level requires an additional one year of experience.
– Advanced level requires an additional two years of experience.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
The Applications Analyst must have:
• Relevant experience developing software applications
• Proficiency in multiple programming languages (e.g., Ruby, PHP, Python, SQL, Java)
• Experience working with XML, including XML transformations
• Experience using software development tools for version control
• Demonstrated experience with APIs and web services
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment

Preferred Qualifications
• Work experience in a library, academic or research environment
• Working knowledge of various metadata standards such as MARC, MODS, and METS
• Experience participating in open source software projects
• Familiarity with integrated library systems
• Working knowledge of relational databases (e.g., Oracle, MySQL)

Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com:80/postings/96990
Contact Information
Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu.
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Business & Technology Applications Analyst-Journey position.
– Master’s or Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of related experience
– Bachelor’s degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in business application consulting or development.
– Associate’s degree in Computer Programming and two years of experience in application consulting or development.
– A combination of post high school education and related experience to equal six years (e.g. 1 year toward degree and 5 years of related experience)
– None of the above.

Do you have strong written and verbal communications skills?
– Yes
– No

Do you have experience working in a library?
– Yes
– No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
– Curriculum Vitae / Resume
– Cover Letter
– List of References

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Electronic Resources Librarian – US Environmental Protection Agency, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, RTP NC

Position Information
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department Sch of Inform and Libr Science-370101
Working Title Electronic Resources Librarian
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting Category Libraries
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0001923
Position ID 01003338
Posting Open Date 04/13/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 05/30/2016

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) holds the contract to provide library services for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Research Triangle Park. The Electronic Resources Librarian works closely with the EPA Project Officer and EPA-RTP Library Director on all facets of journal and electronic resource management including receipt, licensing, processing and management activities for electronic resources and serials in all formats. The Electronic Resources Librarian provides training for library personnel and interns, maintains procedures and guidance documents, and supervises one graduate student intern. The Electronic Resources Librarian possesses a thorough knowledge of best practices in electronic resources acquisition and management, including knowledge of digital tools, standards, initiatives, copyright issues and interpretation of licensing agreements and serves as an authority on scholarly communication issues and scientific publishing. The Electronic Resources Librarian leads the development and implementation of educational training for both library staff and patrons to increase awareness of trends in scholarly communication, copyright, and issues in scientific publishing. The Electronic Resources Librarian ensures compilation and delivery of reports of monthly activities and statistics and contributes actively to the general programs of the library including scheduled reference desk hours.

Educational Requirements
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science.

Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science. At least 2 years experience working with serials and electronic resources; Demonstrate problem solving, organization, and analytical skills with an aptitude for detail-oriented work; Proficiency with MS Excel and MS Access; Knowledge of serials and electronic resource management practices; Flexible and willing to work in a changing environment; Clarity in oral and written communications; The ability to be an innovative participant in a team-oriented environment and have a genuine interest in working closely with and mentoring graduate students; The ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions
A minimum of three (3) references and a cover letter are required upon application submission.

Quick Link to Apply http://unc.peopleadmin.com:80/postings/95937

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Joey Landry, HR Consultant
Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu.
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
– Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
– Bachelor’s degree in any field/discipline
– Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
– Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
– None of the above

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Cover Letter
List of References

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Children’s Programmer – Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library, Kinston NC

TITLE: Children’s Programmer

LIBRARY: Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library

CITY: Kinston, NC

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
A bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or performing arts or a master’s degree in library science. Must be creative, energetic, flexible, and able to present engaging programs for ages 18 months to 12 years, and possess enthusiasm for working with and performing for children. Should have knowledge of current trends in children’s literature and a commitment to exceptional customer service. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a valid North Carolina’s driver’s license.

DUTIES:
The Children’s Programmer of the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library presents story times, summer reading events, and other children’s programming while reporting to the Head of Children’s Services. Regular duties will also include providing quality customer service and reader’s advisory at the Children’s Department’s service desk; assisting young patrons with use of computer software and the Internet; and creating marketing and promotional materials for programming. This position requires a rotating schedule which includes some nights and weekends.

AVAILABLE: Open until filled

TO APPLY:
Submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, mailing addresses, and email addresses of three references to: Mrs. Agnes W. Ho, Director of Libraries, Neuse Regional Library, 510 N. Queen St., Kinston, NC 28501 or email to nrl@neuselibrary.org.

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Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata – Davidson College, Davidson NC

DATE LISTED: April 18, 2016

TITLE: Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata

LIBRARY: Davidson College

CITY: Davidson, NC

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required Qualifications: Masters Degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience; Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic and digital library services and resources and ability to translate into vision and strategy; Demonstrated knowledge of system administration and configuration, scripting and one or more object oriented programming languages. Project management experience and effective leadership and management abilities; Skills in facilitation, consensus building, and creative problem solving as well as preference for team-based approach to achieving success. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
: Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards and practices; Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse groups; Commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

DUTIES: Serves as a member of the library’s leadership team and manages and directly supervises librarians and staff performing the systems, cataloging, and metadata functions. Leads the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, procedures, and programs in these areas. Acts as the library’s primary contact with ITS. Participates in the creation of, planning for, and implementation of strategic library initiatives including direct participation in creating and managing technical solutions. Encourages and enables use of flexible and customizable library systems solutions through direct application of system administration, programming, and scripting skills, and liaises with ITS to ensure that all such systems are in accordance with Davidson IT standards and appropriately supported in Davidson’s production environments.

APPLY BY: May 2, 2016

TO APPLY: https://jobs.davidson.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1460988064857

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: https://jobs.davidson.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1460988064857

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Librarian III, Head of Genealogy and Local History Services – Randolph County Public Library, Asheboro NC

TITLE: Librarian III – Head of Genealogy and Local History Services

LIBRARY: Randolph County Public Library

CITY: Asheboro, NC

SALARY: Based on Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association in library or information science or related field and one to three years’ experience working as a librarian, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory experience preferred. College transcripts must be submitted with application in order to be considered complete.

DUTIES: Manages Randolph Room division within public library; develops objectives and policies; delegates staff for tasks as needed. Assists in the recruitment and selection of division personnel; ensures proper training; assigns, directs and inspects work of and supervises and evaluates assigned personnel; recommends suspension and termination. Manages division budgets. Provides research assistance using electronic and print resources to patrons. Identifies, reviews and selects materials for patrons. Compiles family and community histories. Plans and carries out preservation and digitization programs. Solicits items of historical values to develop historical collection. Plans, schedules, promotes and evaluates programs for patrons. Serves on committees, boards and teams as required; works with outside organizations as necessary.

CONDITIONS: Work hours are Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 6:00pm. Some evening and Saturday hours may be required. Eligibility for North Carolina Public Librarian Certification required. Valid NC driver’s license required. Knowledge of Randolph County families and history preferred. Knowledge of principles and practices of digitization preferred. Experience working with print and online genealogical resources preferred. Customer service experience preferred.

APPLY BY: 5 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016

TO APPLY: A Randolph County application is required and must be received at the above address by 5pm of the closing date to be considered. Applications are available in the Human Resource Office or from our website at www.co.randolph.nc.us. Selection procedures will include detailed review of applications, interviews and reference checks on the top candidate(s). Applicants for positions that require the use of county-owned vehicles or personal vehicle will be subject to a Department of Motor Vehicle check. Drug-free Workplace Policy requires testing. Equal Opportunity Employer.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Randolph County Human Resources Department, 336-318-6600.

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