Librarian II / Youth Services – Headquarters Library, Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center, Fayetteville NC

TITLE: Librarian II/Youth Services #117000046
LIBRARY: Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
BRANCH: Headquarters Library
CITY: Fayetteville, NC

SALARY: $42,583.96/Year

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) with 18 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library. Six months supervisory experience preferred. Experience in providing services to youth is preferred.

Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.

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

DUTIES: An employee in this position is required to provide reference service and readers’ advisory in youth literature. Develops and presents programs for youth from birth through grade 12. May act as supervisor in charge on a regular basis in the absence of the manager. Works with other YS Librarian II’s under the direction of the Division Manager for Youth Services to plan and implement new services and programs for youth. May be assigned system-wide responsibilities such as grant management, new service development, or ordering materials.

• Supervises, hires, trains, evaluates and schedules Youth Services staff within the assigned branch or within the system to ensure policies and procedures are followed, customers are given efficient, prompt, and competent assistance, and pleasant working conditions are maintained.
• Develops and conducts age-appropriate programs within and outside the library.
• Provides assistance to customers at the Youth Services desk or Adult Information Desk by assisting with information requests and readers’ advisory. Assists customers with computer labs.
• Oversees Youth Services collection development including print and electronic materials under the direction of the Youth Services Division Manager; deselects obsolete and worn materials; makes recommendations for replacement materials and may contribute to system wide collection development areas, including responsibility for expending a designated portion of Youth Services materials budget.
• Develops plans for Youth Services programming to ensure adequate number of programs for children and their caregivers are provided and effectively promotes programs using system resources.
• Acts as person in charge and mediates customer service issues in the absence of branch manager.
• Discusses with supervisor work methods, problems, short- and long-range developments and/or plans.
• Actively participates in Youth Services Advisory Council and Youth Services Leadership Team. Actively participates in coordinated programming among all locations as determined by the Youth Services Division Manager, and makes recommendations for programs, policies, and procedures.
• Promotes library Youth Services and programs through, but not limited to public outreach such as informational fairs, school and/or child care center visits, and writing occasional articles as requested.
• Compiles, prepares and maintains departmental reports, records, statistics, and budget information.
• Participates in professional training and activities to keep current on issues and trends and to further professional development.
• Provides Youth Services training under the direction of the Youth Services Division Manager, including, but not limited to: children’s literature, puppetry, storytelling, book talking, programming skills, reader’s advisory, reference, and bulletin board development.
• Participates in planning special events, including but not limited to: Summer Reading Program, Children’s Book Week, Teen Read Week, and other special events.
• Maintains an attractive and inviting department.
• Works collaboratively with community agencies serving youth.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: Open until filled

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

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Ms. Cathy Woods at (910) 483-7727 extension 1325, fax (910) 486-5372, or cwoods@cumberland.lib.nc.us or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653.
Library website: http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/ccplsite/content/employment-opportunities.

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Community Engagement Librarian – Government & Heritage Library, State Library of NC, Raleigh NC

Position Title: Community Engagement Librarian
Salary: $42,780 – $72,424 Annually
Recruitment Range: $42,780 – $52,346 Annually

Location: Raleigh, Wake County, NC
Department: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources

Job Type: Permanent Full-Time
Job Number: 18-12423 ADM60083826

Closing: 11/30/2018 5:00 PM Eastern

The State Library of North Carolina is the principal library of state government, with a mission to build the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina and to provide access to specialized collections for its residents. The State Library is composed of three major programs: The Government & Heritage Library (GHL), the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and Library Development.

The GHL provides services and information related to North Carolina government, history, demographics, statistics, and cultural heritage. It is the permanent repository for state agency publications and collects, preserves, and provides public access to current and historical state publications in print and digital formats. The GHL consists of two units, Content and Information Delivery (reference, access, education and outreach, and digital information management services), and Content Management and Access (cataloging, collection development, State Publications Clearinghouse, and acquisitions).

Position duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, developing, and implementing the library’s community engagement program; facilitating the participation of the library’s diverse audiences in programs and services, in collaboration with other team members.
  • Developing and delivering instruction related to digital and information literacy, research methodologies, utilizing library resources (physical and virtual), and digital information management to staff and users.
  • Providing in-person and virtual reference and user assistance through correspondence, chat, email, and in-person in response to basic and complex historical, government, or data questions.
  • Developing the library’s volunteer program and supervising library volunteers.
  • Planning and managing library projects.
  • Developing and contributing articles, videos, and other information resources to library and DNCR projects.

Position requires:

  • Participation in the weekend staffing rotation (approximately one Saturday per month).
  • Additional weekend or evening work for outreach events or professional conferences.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Ability to work with older library materials which may contain dust or mold.

Management Preferences:

  • Experience supervising volunteers, students, or staff or coordinating a volunteer program.
  • Experience collecting and analyzing data to evaluate library services or resources.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with government documents, NC history, and/or law.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
  • Proven thorough knowledge of the practices, policies, standards and trends of Library
  • Science and Information Resources, and special libraries, including reference services, library instruction, digital and information literacy, and community engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability in conducting library outreach and/or community engagement activities.
  • Demonstrated skill in developing and delivering library instruction; including individual and/or group training or library instruction to a variety of audiences.
  • Proven ability in reference services; including answering questions and providing research, reference, and/or referral assistance to library users via chat, phone, email, and in-person.
  • Demonstrated skill in planning and implementing library programming.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master’s degree in library and information science or a related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of professional librarian experience;
or equivalent combination of education and experience.

For More Information and To Apply:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/2260419

Questions: Contact DNCR Human Resources at employment@ncdcr.gov or 919-814-6670.

 

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Librarian, Part Time – Don C. Locke Library, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville NC

Position Title: Librarian, Part Time
Contract Length: 12 months
Library: Don C. Locke Library, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
City: Asheville, NC

Anticipated Work Days: Monday-Saturday
Anticipated Hours per Week: 5-15

Job Description Summary
This position will serve as part-time reference and instruction Librarian and provide resources and assistance to promote student success. The part-time Librarian will teach a variety of information literacy courses, including Library orientation, research skills and citing sources. The Librarian will also work as the reference Librarian during days/evenings answering a variety of questions. This person must have a strong commitment to service and effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Duties
* Deliver online and in-person reference assistance;
* Deliver online and in-person library instruction;
* Create digital learning objects that promote library services and resources;
* Provide general assistance with all areas of Library operation as needed.

Minimum Requirements
(1) Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from an ALA Accredited Library Science program.
(2) Knowledge of print and electronic research resources in a variety of subject areas.

Preferred Qualifications
(1) Experience providing reference services in an academic library setting.
(2) Experience teaching the effective use of online and print research resources in information literacy classes.
(3) Knowledge of trends and best practices in academic libraries.

For More Information and to Applyhttps://abtcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/4963

Questions: Contact Russell G. Taylor, Director of Library Services, at (828) 398-7307 or russellgtaylor@abtech.edu.

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Research Librarian for Life Sciences & Research Metrics – NSCU Libraries, NC State University, Raleigh NC

Title: Research Librarian for Life Sciences & Research Metrics
Position number: 00007187

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Research Librarian for Life Sciences & Research Metrics in the Research Engagement department. The department engages with faculty members, researchers, and students across the lifecycle of research and scholarship, offering dynamic services, spaces, and technologies to enable all forms of research, discovery, and learning, along with a full suite of resources for research and teaching productivity. Research Engagement librarians collaborate with faculty and students on emerging technologies for research, visualization, data curation and management, bibliometrics, and computational analysis in an evolving scholarly communication environment. They build programs and partnerships that enhance research productivity and competitiveness, support interdisciplinary collaboration, foster inclusive spaces for early-career researchers, and conduct research consultations. This position reports to the Department Head, Research Engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as liaison to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and other affinity STEM departments; plans and delivers innovative, responsive library services to faculty and students in those disciplines
  • Serves as the department’s expert on bibliometrics and research impact, coordinates the Libraries’ efforts related to research metrics, and develops associated training for library staff
  • Provides expert services for faculty, staff, and students across the research lifecycle, including information discovery, data curation, visualization, research computing, and scholarly communication
  • Provides instruction on research skills and data literacy to students in the sciences and engages in ongoing development and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices
  • Collaborates with Collections & Research Strategy librarians in collection development and assessment activities
  • Participates in library planning; serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams
  • Expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree in library or information science
  • Academic preparation or relevant work experience in the life sciences or related discipline
  • Knowledge of the needs of faculty and researchers across the lifecycle of research, teaching, and learning
  • Experience in education, teaching, training, or library instruction
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse educational and professional environment and demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse population
  • Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success in faculty and student engagement
  • Experience with research impact metrics, bibliometrics, and related resources, e. g., ORCID, VIVO-based profiles, NCBI My Bibliography
  • Data management, manipulation, interpretation, and analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to explore and incorporate emerging technologies into learning and research support

Salary and Benefits
The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position. Librarians have non-tenure track faculty status (without levels of rank). 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. See the Benefits and Leave Administration page for more information.

For More Information and to Applyhttps://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/ehra/rllsrm

Application Process:
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable. Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment website. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Personnel Services Office (919) 515-3522.

Questions: Contact Nellie Maurer, HR Specialist, at 919-513-3394 or nymaurer@ncsu.edu.

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Associate Head of Research Engagement – NCSU Libraries, NC State University, Raleigh NC

Title: Associate Head, Research Engagement
Position number: 00061035

The NC State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Head in the Research Engagement department. The department engages with faculty members, researchers, and students across the lifecycle of research and scholarship, offering dynamic services, spaces, and technologies to enable all forms of research, discovery, and learning, along with a full suite of resources for research and teaching productivity. Research Engagement librarians collaborate with faculty and students on emerging technologies for research, visualization, data curation and management, bibliometrics, and computational analysis in an evolving scholarly communication environment. They build programs and partnerships that enhance research productivity and competitiveness, support interdisciplinary collaboration, foster inclusive spaces for early-career researchers, and conduct research consultations. This position reports to the Department Head, Research Engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Shares management responsibility for the department; supervises assigned librarians; represents the department in the absence of the Head
  • Provides a leadership role in the department, and, in conjunction with the Associate
  • Head of Learning Spaces & Services, coordinates elements of the Libraries’ workshop and seminar portfolio aimed at building digital research skills in areas such as data analysis, visualization, emerging research skills, bibliometrics, and citation management
  • Provides expert services for faculty, staff, and students across the research lifecycle, including information discovery, data curation, visualization, research computing, and scholarly communication
  • Serves as a liaison to the Graduate School and leads the Peer Scholars Program
  • Serves as a liaison to one or more academic departments in the sciences
  • Provides instruction on research skills and data literacy and engages in ongoing development and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices
  • Collaborates with Collections & Research Strategy librarians in collection development and assessment activities
  • Participates in library planning; serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams
  • Expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree in library science or information science
  • Academic preparation or relevant work experience in the physical, natural, or life sciences
  • Ability to support faculty and researchers across the lifecycle of research, teaching, and learning
  • Demonstrated success in faculty and student engagement
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in research services such as data science, visualization, and impact metrics
  • Experience with teaching, training, or instruction
  • Evidence of leadership and management potential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively both as a team member and independently
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse educational and professional environment and demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse population
  • Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development and contribution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in the physical, natural, or life sciences
  • Knowledge of research impact metrics, bibliometrics, and related resources, e. g. ORCID, VIVO-based profiles, NCBI My Bibliography
  • Experience with grant writing, grant management, or contribution to grant-funded projects

Salary and Benefits
The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position. Librarians have non-tenure track faculty status (without levels of rank). 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. See the Benefits and Leave Administration page for more information.

For More Information and to Apply: https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/ehra/ah_re

Application Process
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable. Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment website. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Personnel Services Office (919) 515-3522.

Questions: Contact Nellie Maurer, HR Specialist, at 919-513-3394 or nymaurer@ncsu.edu.

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NC LIVE Instruction Librarian – NC LIVE, NCSU Libraries, NC State University, Raleigh NC

Position Title: NC LIVE Instruction Librarian
Position number: 00105633

Location: NC LIVE, NCSU Libraries
City: Raleigh, NC

NC LIVE seeks to fill the position of Instruction Librarian to lead all aspects of NC LIVE’s statewide instruction program. This program ensures that library professionals across the state are familiar with NC LIVE resources, know how and when to use them, and can effectively integrate them into their local library’s instruction and programming. The person in this role is responsible for developing synchronous and asynchronous online instructional content; delivering in-person instruction sessions to library professionals; promoting the instruction program; and measuring and reporting on the program’s impact. This person may also serve as liaison to an Advisory Committee.

Organization
NC LIVE is North Carolina’s statewide library cooperative, supporting 205 public and academic libraries through its mission to support education, enhance economic development, and improve the quality of life of all North Carolinians.

NC LIVE provides content, products, services, professional development and technical support to North Carolina’s libraries. Content includes an online collection of 1.4 billion full-text articles, eBooks, streaming videos, digitized newspapers, language learning tools, and more. NC LIVE provides authentication, discovery and website services to libraries to eliminate barriers to access. NC LIVE is reducing the cost of higher education through its Open Education North Carolina initiative, which supports the adoption of free, open textbooks in college courses. NC LIVE provides professional development opportunities through regional workshops, the instruction program, and an annual conference. Since its founding in 1997 by representatives of its four Communities of Interest (the community college system, the independent colleges and universities, the public libraries and State Library, and the state university system), NC LIVE has enjoyed a track record of success using entrepreneurial and innovative approaches that build on its collaborative infrastructure. The organization acts as a conduit for partnership as its Executive Director engages member libraries, state agencies, and other groups with shared values and goals.

NC LIVE has an operating budget of more than $4.3 million and is funded through recurring state appropriations, with solid annual support from the independent colleges and universities. The consortium’s offices are headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina at its host institution, North Carolina State University Libraries, well renowned for its achievements in advancing library technologies and spaces.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assess information needs of NC LIVE members.
  • Develop asynchronous online tutorials.
  • Develop and deliver training sessions virtually and in person to library professionals.
  • Promote the instruction program to NC LIVE member libraries.
  • Report on key performance indicators like learner success, satisfaction and impact on usage.
  • Develop and update NC LIVE documentation.
  • Serve as liaison to an Advisory Committee (as needed).

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS or equivalent advanced degree.
  • Significant experience working in or on behalf of libraries.
  • Significant library instruction experience, including classroom instruction
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in virtual instruction.
  • Experience teaching adult learners.
  • Experience providing exceptional service to a diverse clientele.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
  • Capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly and succinctly both verbally and in written reports/presentations.
  • Valid driver license and ability to travel to NC LIVE member libraries across the State.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience creating asynchronous instructional content (e.g. tutorials, instructional videos, online courses, etc.).
  • Experience working in or for multiple types of libraries (e.g. academic, community college, public).

Salary and Benefits
The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience for this position. Librarians have non-tenure track faculty status (without levels of rank). 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. See the Benefits and Leave Administration page for more information.

For More Information and to Apply: https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/ehra/nclil

Application Process
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. This position is available immediately; start date is negotiable. Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment website. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Personnel Services Office (919) 515-3522.

Questions: Contact Nellie Maurer, HR Specialist, at 919-513-3394 or nymaurer@ncsu.edu.

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Research & Instruction Librarian for Engineering & Science – Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem NC

Title:Research & Instruction Librarian for Engineering & Science
Library
: Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University
City:Winston-Salem NC

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Description Summary
The Z. Smith Reynolds Library seeks a creative, proactive, and collaborative library professional with the ability to provide innovative services through their position as Research & Instruction Librarian for Engineering & Science. The successful candidate serves as the library’s liaison and subject specialist for the newly-created Department of Engineering at the Wake Downtown campus and relevant STEM disciplines in the Undergraduate College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. This position will provide subject-specific leadership for collection building and reference assistance for students, faculty, and the university community. The incumbent will work to develop strong collaborative relationships with the Engineering faculty to foster the development of new services for undergraduate students and integrate library resources, STEM information literacy and research competencies into courses and curricula at the Wake Downtown campus. Additionally, the librarian will provide instruction both for college courses (traditional one-shot library instruction), and for-credit subject-specific information literacy course instruction. This position will support faculty and undergraduate students in cross-disciplinary areas of engineering, starting with incoming students in the new Bachelor of Science in Engineering program, general first-year engineering courses, and continuing throughout the undergraduate STEM curriculum. This position requires subject expertise in one or more of the following areas: biomedical engineering, biomaterials science, engineering design, engineering education, data visualization, and/or patent searching. Specific additional STEM liaison responsibilities will be assigned based on the successful applicant’s education and experience. Applicants with education and/or experience in Engineering and any of the following STEM disciplines are encouraged to apply: Computer Science, Physics, and Mathematics. This is a twelve-month position, with Library Faculty status, and reports to the Director of Research and Instruction Services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or a master’s degree in a related field with three years of experience in an academic or research library setting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
  • Understanding and knowledge of best practices in STEM librarianship;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and trends in STEM information literacy;
  • Collection management experience in engineering and STEM disciplines;
  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience integrating new technologies in the delivery of information and instructional services

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree or coursework in engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics, and/or experience working with engineering faculty and students.
  • Previous experience in instruction, with online and/or classroom teaching preferred;
  • Engagement in professional and/or subject discipline organizations, research, or publications;
  • Understanding of current issues surrounding data management, data science, and/or data visualization

For More Information and to Applyhttps://wfu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Faculty_Career_Website_live/job/Winston-Salem-NC/Research-and-Instruction-Librarian-for-Engineering-and-Science–Z-Smith-Reynolds-Library_R0001121

Review of applications begins October 24th and continues until the position is filled.

Questions: Contact Sarah H. Jeong, Research & Instruction Librarian for Science, at jeongsh@wfu.edu or 336.758.4653.

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