Director of Development, Major Gifts, NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC

SALARY:

The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position. Benefits include: 24 days vacation, 12 days sick leave; State of NC preferred provider medical insurance, and state, TIAA/CREF, or other retirement options. Additional and optional dental, life, disability, deferred compensation, and legal plans are offered. Tuition waiver program for all campuses of The University of North Carolina is available. More benefits information is available at http://www.ncsu.edu/human_resources/benefits/

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree. Relevant professional experience in fundraising or a closely related field. Knowledge and understanding of the nature and purpose of public higher education. Understanding of the mission of a research university and ability to articulate the role of the academic library to an external audience. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a wide range of people; exceptional written and oral communication skills. Evidence of independent initiative and sound judgment. A valid driver license; an ability to travel (locally and nationally); ability to work evenings and weekends on occasion.
Preferred qualifications:
Master’s degree. Knowledge of and experience with all aspects of major gift solicitation, including various planned giving opportunities; demonstrated success in professional fundraising and development. Knowledge of North Carolina and the UNC system; demonstrated understanding of the mission and role of an academic research library. Experience working in a University-wide campaign.

DUTIES:

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Development, Major Gifts. The Libraries’ development staff works to build relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations in order to build private support for the mission and strategic priorities of the NCSU Libraries.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Director of Development will work to establish and develop a broad fundraising program aimed at securing private support for the NC State University Libraries. The Director will serve as a frontline fundraiser, building relationships with individuals including alumni, faculty, and friends. The Director will manage both major gift and discovery portfolios, and will develop and execute long- and short-term strategies to cultivate, solicit, close, and steward major gifts ($25,000+) in support of the Libraries’ mission and strategic priorities. This individual will work closely with development staff in the Libraries and across the University and will provide direction for the Libraries’ comprehensive fundraising programs in support of a University-side capital campaign.

APPLY BY:

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

TO APPLY:

See vacancy announcement with application instructions at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/epa/ddmg.

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Development Officer, Friends of the Library, NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC

SALARY:

The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position. Benefits include: 24 days vacation, 12 days sick leave; State of NC preferred provider medical insurance, and state, TIAA/CREF, or other retirement options. Additional and optional dental, life, disability, deferred compensation, and legal plans are offered. Tuition waiver program for all campuses of The University of North Carolina is available.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications:
Bachelors degree. Relevant professional experience in fundraising, annual giving, donor relations, membership management and/or event management. Knowledge and understanding of the nature and purpose of public higher education. Understanding of the mission of a research university and ability to articulate the role of the academic library to an external audience. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a wide range of people; exceptional written and oral communication skills. A valid driver license; ability to travel; ability to work evenings and weekends on occasion.
Preferred qualifications:
Master’s degree. Demonstrated success in development, particularly in annual giving and program building; experience in planning and coordinating constituent-focused events; experience with relevant technologies for donor and gift management, web editing, e-communications, etc. Knowledge of North Carolina and the UNC system; demonstrated understanding of the mission and role of an academic research library. Experience working in a University-wide campaign. Experience directing staff and other resources.

DUTIES:

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Development Officer to serve as Development Officer, Friends of the Library (FOL). The Libraries’ development staff works to build relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations in order to build private support for the mission and strategic priorities of the NCSU Libraries. With over 1600 members, and led by a board of directors, FOL advocates and raises funds for the improvement of the NCSU Libraries.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Development Officer will work to build the Friends of the Library (FOL) constituency and extend the Libraries’ outreach and promotional activities. This individual will have primary responsibilities for administering FOL membership programs, planning fundraising events, managing annual giving efforts, including membership drives and end-of-year mailings, and will work to strengthen outreach to young alumni and new prospects in order to build the Libraries’ major gift pipeline for the NC State University’s capital campaign. The Development Officer will also, under the guidance of the Executive Director, staff and manage meetings and activities for the FOL Board of Directors. This individual will work closely with the Director of Program Planning and Outreach to leverage public programming opportunities in order to build FOL membership and the donor pipeline, as well the Libraries’ communications team to design and update membership and events brochures, coordinate e-communications to members and donors, and promote FOL and development activities in Focus, the Libraries’ quarterly magazine.

AVAILABLE:

This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable.

APPLY BY:

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

TO APPLY:

See vacancy announcement with application instructions at https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/epa/dofol.

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TRLN Executive Director, Triangle Research Libraries Network, Chapel Hill, NC

NOTE:

The Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN), a consortial organization of Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks a creative, dynamic, and committed leader to marshal the financial, human, and information resources of its member libraries.

SALARY:

This is an At Will Appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Qualifications
•ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or an advanced degree in a relevant subject area
•Knowledge of academic and research library trends and of the issues confronting higher education in today’s rapidly changing environment
•Leadership skills confirmed by prior success in research libraries, library networks, or consortia
•Ability to articulate a vision for collaborative resources and services to member libraries, funding agencies, and to the academic community
•Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as oral and written communication skills
•Ability to communicate and work effectively with institutional senior administrators, library directors, faculty, staff, and other professionals
•Ability to manage time, budget, and personnel, set priorities, manage projects, and work under pressure
•Creative problem solving skills, strong analytical skills, diplomacy and the ability to negotiate solutions with diverse groups
•A proven service orientation
Preferred Qualifications
•Experience working in a collaborative library setting
•Progressively responsible management and supervisory experience

DUTIES:

•The Executive Director reports to the TRLN Governing Board and to the Executive Committee.
•The Executive Director receives minimal routine direction and is expected to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position with vision, initiative, and self-sufficiency.
•The Executive Director makes decisions and takes action within the scope of the position and the framework of TRLN. The TRLN Governing Board and Executive Committee approve significant policy directions and decisions, and the Executive Director is responsible for assuring that the objectives, strategies, and public face presented by TRLN are in alignment with them.
•The Executive Director manages a staff of one administrative assistant and two Program Officers who direct and support the work of the programmatic committees.

AVAILABLE:

May 1, 2015

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2015. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.

TO APPLY:

Please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/68009 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor. Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

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Associate Director of Access and Organizational Initiatives, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, NC

SALARY:

$66,404 – $87,156 with full benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and five years of related experience with 3 years of supervisory/management experience; NC Public Library certification.

DUTIES:

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is a dynamic customer-focused organization. As a valued member of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library leadership team, the Associate Director of Access and Organizational Initiatives ensures that high quality library services are provided to customers and ensures the provision of value-added experiences for all stakeholders.
This position leads and manages the implementation of system-wide strategic goals as well as initiatives that further the organization while creating cross-functional teams to develop and implement ideas to create exceptional outcomes.
This position oversees the design and development of innovative and scalable resource options for Library customers, including print, digital and other formats. Digital, an emerging critical area, has as its goal to improve the customer experience by connecting digital strategies across many disciplines and channels, including decisions on incorporating technologies that improve library experiences and identifying trends that will further the Library’s mission.
Responsible for the management and supervision of multiple departments and organizational projects, not limited to, Materials Management, Volunteers, Digital Strategy and WorkSmart for the Library system.

AVAILABLE:

4/30/15

TO APPLY:

Please visit: www.charmeck.org/jobs

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more information, or to apply, please visit: www.charmeck.org/jobs

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Director of Library and Learning Services, College of The Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC

SALARY:

$3,091 – $3,864 per month – salary is based on related experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:
Master’s degree in library science, or its equivalent, from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); five years of increasingly responsible technical and professional library experience, including two years’ experience in the supervision of library paraprofessionals and other library staff; working knowledge of library automation software, electronic databases, on-line research, and word-processing software; knowledge of operational characteristics, services, and activities of an academic library; knowledge of principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; and the ability to exhibit leadership in management and planning.

DUTIES:

The role of the Director, Library and Learning Services, is to direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the programs and activities of the COA Library at all college locations, both physical and virtual, including the Testing Center and the Open Computer Lab; to coordinate assigned activities with other college departments, divisions, and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Vice President of Learning.

Assumes day-to-day management responsibility for the library at the Elizabeth City Campus; supervises all operations of the SIRSI library-automation system for both Elizabeth City/Dare locations; manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for library programs; coordinates the integration of books and other materials for college programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service-delivery methods and procedures; identifies opportunities for improvement and review with the Vice President of Learning; selects, trains, motivates and evaluates library staff; provides or coordinates staff training; manages and participates in the development and administration of the library annual budget; directs the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; assumes responsibility for collection development; develops and writes library collection development policy for Elizabeth City Campus Library and oversees development and writing of collection development policy for Dare County Campus Library; oversees the Library offerings at the Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center in Currituck; ensures Library support for Edenton-Chowan students is provided by maintaining relationship with the Campus Dean and the Public Library in Edenton; and performs other duties as assigned.

AVAILABLE:

June 1, 2015 or as soon as feasible thereafter

APPLY BY:

The position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY:

Provide a complete COA employment application and all support materials, including a resume and transcripts (unofficial transcript copies will suffice; if hired, official copies will be required), to the college.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Human Resources Office, College of The Albemarle, P.O. Box 2327, Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2327, (252) 335-0821,
ext. 2388, visit the college’s web site at www.albemarle.edu to download a COA employment application.

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Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb) Editor, NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC

NOTE:

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb) Editor. In partnership with Kuali OLE and Jisc Collections,GOKb is working to create a freely available, community managed knowledgebase of electronic resources metadata. The GOKb Editor will have primary responsibility for coordinating the data collection and ingest process, including designing workflows, setting policies, and providing training to project partners. Based at NCSU Libraries, the GOKb editor will be located in the Acquisitions and Discovery department and will be one of a cohort of three electronic resources librarians.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree
Experience working with electronic resources management data and tools
Ability to design and implement workflows
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Outstanding oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively across a geographically distributed team
Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution

Preferred qualifications:
Experience with data manipulation software such as OpenRefine
Experience with relationship management and communication across diverse groups, including librarians, publishers, and vendors

DUTIES:

The GOKb Editor:
Oversees collection, ingest, and normalization of GOKb data by project partners
Designs workflows, coordinates assignments, and communicates priorities to partners
Consults with partners to help them develop data contribution strategies
Serves as primary decision maker on issues related to GOKb data quality and display
Creates and maintains project documentation
Develops and conducts training on use of GOKb, OpenRefine, and related tools
Participates in GOKb software development process and provides constructive feedback based on partner experience
Collaborates with Principal Investigator to steer development of the GOKb project

NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. Reports to the Associate Head of Acquisitions and Discovery.

APPLY BY:

Review of applications is underway and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

TO APPLY:

See the full vacancy announcement with application instructions at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/epa/gokb_va

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Temporary (6 months) Youth Services Shelving Associate, Braswell Memorial Public Library, Rocky Mount, NC

NOTE:

Duration of work: Eighteen (18) hours per week, two (2) nights per week, and every other weekend

SALARY:

$11.00 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of an Associate’s degree preferred, ability to take and pass a basic computer competency test, successful completion of a background check, ability to stand for extensive periods of time, and lift up to 25 lbs.

DUTIES:

Shelving children’s materials, working at public services desk, assisting patrons with locating and/or selecting age-appropriate materials or information resources, arranging book displays and exhibits, assisting with the implementation of Youth Services programs

APPLY BY:

Open until filled

TO APPLY:

Interested persons must send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to hr@braswell-library.org

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