Information Services Librarian – Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, NC

TITLE:  Information Services Librarian
LIBRARY:  Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
CITY:  Charlotte, North Carolina

SALARY:  $43, 232 – 56,700 annually plus competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, supplemental benefit options, NC Local Government Retirement System, optional 401(k) with employer matching.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s in Library Science from a program approved by the American Library Association.

DUTIES:
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is looking for an energetic, forward‐thinking librarian interested in developing and implementing programs and initiatives aimed at engaging the customers of the Main Library and surrounding community.  Strong interpersonal skills are essential: the successful candidate will be an advocate for underserved populations as well as the community within Uptown Charlotte.  The position requires considerable judgment and initiative in planning and overseeing library services to a diverse group of customers ranging from the business community, customers who are homeless, new adult populations, Uptown Charlotte residents, visitors and beyond.  This position will actively engage the community of Uptown Charlotte, assessing the needs of customers and form viable partnerships that support the library mission.

APPLY BY: 8/24/17

For additional information, or to apply, please visit our website at: https://cmlibrary.org/about/work-library.

Job ID: 109025

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University Library Technician, Special Collections Cataloging – Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

TITLE:  University Library Technician, Special Collections Cataloging  #942310
LIBRARY:  Joyner Library – East Carolina University
CITY:  Greenville, NC  27858
SALARY:  Commensurate with experience
APPLY BY:  08/28/2017

Special Collections Cataloging Department provides metadata for materials curated by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Department, North Carolina Collection, University Archives, Digital Collections, and TRC (Teaching Resources Center), including books, maps, broadsides, prints, media, manuscripts, archival collections, kits and manipulatives, and digitized objects. Metadata (a.k.a. cataloging) allows the library’s materials to be discoverable via the library catalog, OneSearch, WorldCat, and various other databases.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred:  Education equivalent to graduation from high school and four years of library experience; or an Associate degree in library technology from a two-year technical school or community college; or graduation from a four-year college or Experience using word processing; paid work in an academic, college or large public library preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the required minimum training.

DUTIES:
The primary purpose of this position is to catalog library materials in the library catalog, and create descriptive metadata for items in the digital collections database. These materials, which include print, media and electronic forms of information, support the research mission of the university community and the library faculty and staff. Access to the library’s resources is vital to every patron of Academic Library Services.

TO APPLY:  All Applicants must apply online:  www.jobs.ecu.edu.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Please attach a resume, cover letter and list of three references (include email, complete mailing addresses, and phone numbers.)

FOR QUESTIONS: Please contact Mary Sweatte, Library HR Coordinator, at (252)328-5336 or sweattem@ecu.edu.

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Library Program Assistant – Elkin Public Library, Northwestern Regional Library System, Elkin NC

POSITION: Library Program Assistant
PLACE: Elkin Public Library
HOURS: 40 hours per week. Daytime with some evenings and Saturdays required.

SALARY: Beginning salary $20,836, increasing to $21,357 after the successful completion of six-month orientation period. Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Medical, benefits paid in full by library. Membership in the NC Retirement System.

NATURE OF JOB: Performs basic computer-based library circulation and reference tasks for library users: book circulation, assist public with computer searches and book requests, collection maintenance. Shelve books, plan and execute teen educational programs. Additional duties as assigned. Work is performed under the direction of the Branch Librarian.

AVAILABLE: September 1, 2017

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

Required: Associate’s Degree; excellent computer skills, including Internet searches, familiarity with social media and mobile devices; 1 year experience computerized clerical processes; 1 year experience working with public; have organizational skills; enjoy reading. Must be a team-player with superior customer service skills, enjoy working with the public, be detail-oriented, and able to work independently. Must be able to multi-task, lift 30 lbs, and stand for extended periods of time.

Preferred: enthusiasm and experience in managing programs for teens; interested in teen popular fiction; 4-year bachelor’s degree.

CONTACT: Send application with cover letter and resume to the attention of Martha Smith, Branch Librarian, Elkin Public Library, 111 N. Front St., Elkin, NC 28621, msmith@nwrl.org, 336-835-5586; or to Joan Sherif, Director, Northwestern Regional Library, jsherif@nwrl.org, 336-835-4894.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

APPLICATION FORMS AVAILABLE: All libraries in the Northwestern Regional Library System (Alleghany, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin counties) or online at www.nwrl.org.

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Youth Services Librarian – Scotland County Memorial Library, Laurinburg NC

The Scotland County Memorial Library, an NC Cardinal Library, is seeking an energetic Youth Services Librarian to provide excellent library services to children and teens.

Hiring Salary Range: $39,336 – $42,360 annually plus benefits

Required Qualifications:
• ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS.)
• Experience planning and presenting programs for children and teens.
• Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the Internet, library automation systems, and other information technologies.
• Ability to perform well as both a leader and a team member.
• Must be able to work effectively with children, young adults and their parents. Additionally, must be able to coordinate outreach and services to schools and other community organizations.
• Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
• Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills.
• Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:
• One to three years of public library experience.
• Some supervisory experience.
• North Carolina Public Library Certification.

Duties:
Essential duties of the youth services librarian are developing and presenting age appropriate programs for youth, birth through grade 12, both within the library and at other designated locations outside the library, system-wide collection development of children’s and young adult collections, providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to youth, parents, and caregivers. Manages the Children’s Library and engages readers. Promotes library services and resources through creative displays, marketing, and social media. Coordinates outreach and community engagement opportunities. Other duties as assigned.

Available: October 16, 2017

Apply By: Position will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scotland/jobs/1824777-0/youth-services-librarian.

For Position-Specific Questions: Please contact Leon L. Gyles, Director of Scotland County Memorial Library, at lgyles@scotlandcounty.org or 910-276-0563 (Voice)

 

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Instruction & Outreach Librarian (Part-time) – Lee Campus, Central Carolina Community College, Sanford NC

TITLE:  Instruction & Outreach Librarian (Part-time, Lee Campus)
SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
CLOSING DATE:   08/28/17 11:59 PM 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is a re-advertisment.  Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Provides library instruction and reference services during the morning and midday hours, embedded librarian services in seated and online classes, circulation services, computer assistance, and collection development in assigned areas. Develops and maintains assigned online research guides. Actively promotes the library to constituents via dynamic outreach activities. Works with Director of Library Services on library programming.

Work Schedule 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Monday – Thursday

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
–   Plans, develops, teaches, and assesses library instruction sessions and orientations for classes that incorporate active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills. Assists with online instruction for distance education classes as needed. Works as an embedded librarian in online and seated classes as needed.
–    Works with faculty to integrate information literacy skills and library resources into the college curriculum.
–    Works with other librarians on instructional design, teaching methods, and assessment of library instruction.
–    Creates instructional materials which support student and curricular needs.
–   Develops and maintains assigned online research guides using LibGuides 2.0.
–    Provides high-quality reference services to in-house library users and to online students. Staffs virtual chat reference during assigned hours. Assists students, faculty, staff, and other patrons with the use of the library catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the Internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations.
–   Assists students in the use of library equipment, computers, software, and other resources.
–   Works at the circulation desk when scheduled or needed. Creates student photo IDs. Assists in managing study room reservations in the LibCal system.
–   Identifies outreach opportunities, plans and implements relevant activities, and establishes effective networks with library constituents. Actively promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff through traditional and electronic methods.
–   Works with Director of Library Services on library programming and displays.
–   Compiles and maintains library instruction and outreach data for monthly statistical reports.
–   Works with the Director of Library Services in selecting and deselecting library materials. Assists with collection development in assigned areas.
–   Assists with inventory of the library collections.
–   Oversees the general library study environment.
–   Performs other library duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.
–   May be assigned to work other hours and/or at other campus locations as needed

  • Complete the annual five-hour staff development requirement.
  • Follow and support College activities, policies, and procedures.
  • Serve on College committees as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
–  Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
– Minimum of 1 year library experience in an academic or community college library setting. Teaching experience at the college level with traditional and non-traditional students incorporating active learning methods.
–  Thorough knowledge of online research databases and print resources. Experience in collection development and evaluating information resources. Experience in library outreach. Familiarity with distance education library services and embedded librarianship. Strong computer/technology skills. Current knowledge of library technologies, integrated library systems, LibGuides, and Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent customer service and organizational skills. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills. Physical ability to do moderate lifting and to push full book carts. Occasional travel between campuses may be required.
–  Valid driver’s license

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
An understanding of and an appreciation for the concept of the “open door admission policy” and/or community college library experience. An understanding of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction. Strong commitment to help students learn and succeed. Familiarity with chat reference services and with online course management systems (i.e. Blackboard). Ability to proactively reach out to and collaborate with faculty and staff. Flexibility to adapt and respond to change in an ever-changing environment. Ability to work well with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Enthusiasm for library services. Self-starter, reliable, innovative, and a strong work ethic.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ccccedu/jobs/1822779/instruction-outreach-librarian-part-time-lee-campus

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Contact Valorie Benn, Associate Director of Human Resources at (919) 718-7423, vbenn159@cccc.edu or Tara Lucas, Director of Library Services at (919) 718-7245, tlucas@cccc.edu.

CCCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Program and Young Adult Library Assistant – Jamestown Public Library, Jamestown NC

Job Title: Program and Young Adult Library Assistant
Weekly Hours: 15-20 (will vary as needed)
Reports to: Library Director
Rate of Pay: $9.00 – $10.00 per hour

Position Overview:
The Program Library Assistant will collaborate with the Library Director to schedule, plan, promote, and organizing library events and fundraisers and assist patrons/staff with the daily operational needs of the library. This position will also require attending most library events, so that the schedule and hours will vary with some required after hours and some Saturdays (10 am – 1 pm) will be required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist patrons with any reference questions, requests, or general inquiries and in the computer lab
• Circulation as needed – checking in/out materials, placing holds, paying fines, finding books, etc.
• Create signs, flyers, displays, and publication materials for library services and events
• Market programs in-house, online, and through social media
• Assist with weekly/routine website updates
• Collaborate with and propose library programs to the Library Director
• Plan and conduct young adult library events and activities
• Collaborate with co-workers to plan and conduct middle school summer reading, acting as Lead
• Plan and organize youth programming (Grades 6-12)
• Assist in ordering Young Adult material and maintaining young adult collection
• Help with fundraising events and requesting donations

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Opening and closing the library
• Getting materials from the book drop
• Shelving/straightening books and other materials as needed
• Back-up storyteller as needed
• Going through donated materials
• Attend continuing education trainings/workshops
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision Exercised:
This position is responsible for overseeing library volunteers as well as representing the library and making decisions based upon library goals when the director is absent.

Qualifications & Skills:
REQUIRED: Word processing and computer skills, experience using social media.

PREFERRED: Coursework or interest in Library and Information Studies.

PHYSICAL: Must be able to stand and sit for long periods. Must be able to walk up stairs, lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Apply by September 1, 2017 by emailing cover letter, resume, and job application (www.jamestownpubliclibrary.com/careers) to info@jamestownpubliclibrary.com.

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Library Assistant – Jamestown Public Library, Jamestown NC

Job Title: Library Assistant: Library Assistant
Weekly Hours: 15-20 (will vary as needed)
Reports to: Library Director
Rate of Pay: $9.00-10.00 per hour

Position Overview:
The Library Assistant is responsible for performing a wide variety of general library duties in order to assist patrons/staff with the daily operational needs of the library and will serve as an assistant to all other positions as needed. Schedule and hours will vary; some Saturdays (10 am – 1 pm) will be required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist patrons with any reference questions, requests, or general inquiries and in the computer lab.
• Circulation as needed – checking in/out materials, placing holds, paying fines, finding books, etc.
• Assist with library programs, events, and activities, fundraisers, and summer reading program.
• Manage the “new fiction” area
• Manage hold requests and list
• Add new materials to library billboards and managing other displays
• Catalog and organize magazines
• Write letter acknowledgements for donations and donation requests
• Refill & maintain children’s activity packs
• Schedule art exhibit space and finding local artists
• Assist with other library duties as needed

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Opening and closing the library
• Getting books and materials from the book drop
• Shelving/straightening books and other materials as needed
• Back-up storyteller as needed
• Going through donated materials
• Attend continuing education trainings/workshops
• Other duties as assigned

Supervision Exercised:
This position is responsible for overseeing library volunteers as well as representing the library and making decisions based upon library goals when the director is absent.

Qualifications & Skills
:
REQUIRED: Word processing and computer skills are needed.

PREFERRED
: Coursework or interest in Library and Information Studies

PHYSICAL: Must be able to stand and sit for long periods. Must be able to walk upstairs, lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Apply by September 1, 2017 by emailing cover letter, resume, and job application (www.jamestownpubliclibrary.com/careers) to info@jamestownpubliclibrary.com.

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