Student Success and Engagement Librarian – North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh NC

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Student Success and Engagement Librarian. The Student Success and Engagement Librarian develops and delivers a range of creative and informative student learning experiences. This position works closely with faculty and other university partners to create meaningful connections with key audiences. In addition to reaching faculty through the courses they teach and through their academic departments, this position develops relationships with student-oriented programs and services such as Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), TRIO Pre-College Programs, academic enrichment programs in the arts and undergraduate research, and academic success initiatives from Summer START to Exploratory Studies. The incumbent plays a key role in leading highly successful collaborations and activities such as Code+Art, Long Night Against Procrastination, Make-A-Thon, Making Space, and Summer of Open Science. In addition to increasing the reach of these programs to students and faculty who haven’t participated before, this position creates networks that identify and engage students and faculty as partners in developing and teaching new content. This position serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field.

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.

For more information: Nellie Maurer, Recruiting Specialist / NCSU Libraries,, 919-513-3394.

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Full-time Librarian III, Branch Coordinator – Henderson County Public Library, Hendersonville NC

Duties and Responsibilities: This position will perform difficult professional library work to provide branch and other outreach services for the County Public Library system; supervises development and maintenance of adult print collections; provides technical and reference assistance to patrons; plans, schedules, coordinates, and/or presents special programs and services for the public to meet community needs; reviews, selects and purchases print materials for the adult print collections; provides technical and reference assistance; performs related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Exercises limited supervision of subordinates and volunteers. Reports to the Library Director.

Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of library science; thorough knowledge of library and technical techniques, procedures, and working tools; thorough knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field of library science appropriate to the area assigned; general knowledge of organization, functions, and programs of public libraries; ability to promote interest in library services; ability to implement library programming; ability to evaluate books and materials to determine potential value for the library collection; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to attend work regularly; excellent interpersonal skills.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited school or from a regionally accredited school of higher education with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in professional library work.

College transcripts should be attached.

Pre-employment drug test and background checks required of finalist applicants.

Applications may be obtained and submitted to Henderson County HRD, 112 First Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28792, (Click on the link next to the job for the correct application.) Application may also be obtained at the Henderson County NCWorks Career Center located at Blue Ridge Community College, 180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

The deadline for application is: Open until filled

Starting rate: $42,159 annually

For more information: Sherry Simpson, HR Technician,; (828) 697-4669;

Henderson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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University Library Specialist (Processing Archivist) – Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

TITLE: University Library Specialist (Processing Archivist)
LIBRARY: Joyner Library – East Carolina University
CITY: Greenville, NC 27858

NOTE: The Robert Morgan Papers consist of more than 300 cubic feet of materials including legislative files, campaign files, correspondence, North Carolina Attorney General files, U.S. Senator files, ECU Board of Trustee files, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, speeches, books, films, audiotapes, and diaries. The Processing Archivist will assess, arrange and describe the papers and create an online Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aid. With assistance from Preservation and Conservation staff, the Project Archivist will identify the preservation needs of the materials in the collection and develop a plan for this work to be completed. The Project Archivist will also identify materials in the collection suitable for digitization including film and audio and will work with the Digital Collection Librarian to complete the digitization of these items and make them freely available online.

The Processing Archivist will supervise student employees working on the papers.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in a library or in archives or records management; or High school diploma or equivalency and five years of experience in a library or in archives or records management; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

DUTIES: Understanding of the principles of arrangement and description of archival collections and knowledge of archival best practices; Knowledge of current metadata and descriptive standards including DACS and EAD. The ability to set priorities, manage work, and meet deadlines independently and collaboratively; Strong written and oral communication skills; Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, project management, and organizational skills; Ability to apply copyright law, state and federal public records law, and intellectual property rights correctly and the ability to interpret and apply knowledge to standards, policies, and procedures in new or unique situations.

**This a one year, time limited position.

AVAILABLE: January 1, 2017
APPLY BY: December 9, 2016
TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names/addresses (postal & e-mail) of three current references online to:


QUESTIONS: Mary Sweatte, Library HR Coordinator,, (252)328-5336

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Librarian-Zone 2 – Northeast Branch, New Hanover County Public Library, Wilmington NC

POSITION: Librarian-Zone 2
EMPLOYER: New Havover County
SALARY: $50,061.00 /Year
CLOSING DATE: 12/02/16 11:59 PM

New Hanover County Public Library seeks a customer-focused, team-oriented Librarian to provide comprehensive and accurate assistance to patrons of all ages.

Essential Duties:
• Leads the Northeast Branch facility and services under the direction of the Branch Manager in meeting the diverse needs of library users
• Engages directly with the public, responding to informational, reader advisory and service requests on a daily basis
• Makes customer service a priority, looking for ways to say: Yes!
• Models New Hanover County shared values
• Willing to engage staff peers, supervisor and/or administration in honest and thoughtful discussions to resolve interpersonal conflicts and challenging customer transactions
• Optimizes customer service by supervising a successful circulation team
• Develops the individual potential of direct reports through mentoring and effective feedback
• Initiates, plans and conducts regular and special programs to enhance learning and promote cultural enrichment

The vision and commitment of the New Hanover County Public Library is to provide an exciting destination where people gather, ideas flourish, and the information and technology resources needed for a community to prosper are made freely available. We are passionate about creating a caring, inviting and welcoming place; developing the technology and information resources needed for people of all ages to Learn, Grow and Prosper; and preserving and making accessible our rich history and diverse cultural heritage. If this sounds like you, then come and be a part of the exciting and progressive team at New Hanover County.

Master’s in Library Science from an accredited institution of Library Science and 2 years professional experience as a librarian, preferably in a public library.


Required Skills and Knowledge:
• Compassion and dedication to public service
• Enthusiasm for interacting with and assisting a diverse customer base of all ages, abilities and backgrounds
• Intellectual curiosity and commitment to leaving no stone unturned when seeking information
• Passion for literacy and lifelong learning
• Confidence and competence in using current technology
• Ability to navigate unfamiliar electronic devices and software
• Willingness and ability to lift up to 30 pounds; bend, stoop and reach; stand for several hours per day
• Ability to communicate well with and relate easily to coworkers, supervisors and the public

Hours: 8AM-5PM weekdays; must be available for evening and weekend hours on a rotating basis and during emergency situations.

Successful candidates should be available to work at any of our four library locations and may be required to work at more than one location on a daily rotation schedule. All library employees work a regular weekend shift on a 4-week rotation.

Job #201600230

230 Government Center Drive – Suite 135
Wilmington, NC 28403

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Rare Materials Project Cataloger – Duke University Libraries, Durham NC

TITLE: Rare Materials Project Cataloger

LIBRARY: Duke University Libraries

CITY: Durham

ENVIRONMENT: Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Lilly, and Music and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at:

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes 20 days vacation, 13 holidays, 12 days sick leave; health, dental, disability and life insurance and support for professional development and training.

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY The Rare Materials Project Cataloger is responsible for the description of printed and published materials for the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection in the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. S/he provides original and complex copy cataloging for rare printed materials according to international standards and best practices. This is a one-year full time contract, with the possibility of renewal.

About the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection
The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection is one of the foremost collections of women’s history. The collection includes books, periodicals, broadsides, ephemera, manuscripts, textiles, engravings, photographs and artifacts that together reveal women’s work in the West in all of its variety. The collection covers more than five centuries of women’s contributions, with a focus on the period from the 16th to mid-20th century. For additional information please see:
QUALIFICATIONS: It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.

Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited program or a combination of relevant education and experience.

Required: Formal training or interest in national cataloging standards and RDA; basic knowledge of one or more languages, in addition to English; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.

Preferred: Knowledge of rare book cataloging standards, including DCRM manuals and RBMS and AAT controlled vocabularies; demonstrated interest and engagement with special collections librarianship, the humanities and/or book history and bibliography; working knowledge of OCLC cataloging utilities, and local integrated library systems such as Aleph.


• Must be able to lift 40 pounds and unpack, shelve and shift large quantities of library materials
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Frequent bending, crouching, stooping
• Normal office environment
• Occasional weekend shifts required
• Occasional travel required

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

DUTIES: • Performs original and complex copy cataloging for printed and published materials in all formats and subjects and in several languages
• Ensures the quality of bibliographic records through compliance with international and local standards
• Inputs and edits bibliographic, holdings, and item information as needed to ensure accuracy and completeness of information
• Enhances or replaces OCLC records within established guidelines
• In consultation with the Head, Rare Materials Cataloging Section, documents policies and workflows for the description of rare materials
• Researches and keeps abreast of best practices and emerging standards for the description of rare materials in all formats
• Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein
Supervisory Responsibilities
• May supervise student workers.

AVAILABLE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
APPLY TO: Cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references should be submitted to: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications which are missing any of the components listed above will not be reviewed.


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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Dean of the Library – Wiggins Memorial Library, Campbell University, Buies Creek NC

TITLE: Dean of the Library
LIBRARY: Wiggins Memorial Library, Campbell University
CITY: Buies Creek, NC

Campbell University seeks an energetic and collaborative leader to serve as the Dean of the Library.

Located in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, Campbell University is an entrepreneurial private university of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions that embraces its Christian heritage, yet sees no conflict between a life of faith and a life of inquiry. The mission of the University is to graduate students with exemplary academic and professional skills who are prepared for purposeful lives and meaningful service. Campbell has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years, in particular by leveraging the success of its law and pharmacy schools to address the shortage of professionals in other critical fields, such as health and medicine. Campbell opened the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 and has also recently added graduate degree programs in physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, and undergraduate degrees in nursing and engineering. The University currently offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs within eight schools.

The Dean of the Library provides innovative leadership for library services, programs, and resource management in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. Reporting to the Assistant Provost for Administration, the Dean oversees the operation of the university library, which includes the Curriculum Materials/Media Center, and coordinates with the Dean of the School of Osteopathic Medicine in overseeing the operation of the Medical Library. The Dean leads a team of 12 full-time professional librarians and eight full-time staff with the assistance of an Associate Dean and three department head librarians.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

• Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program required. A doctoral or second master’s degree desired.
• A record of success in increasingly responsible positions as a library administrator, with at least five years of upper-level leadership and supervisory experience in an academic library setting.
• Extensive experience in long-range planning, budgeting, evaluation, and assessment of library services.
• Active participation in state, regional, and/or national library and professional organizations.
• Distinguished record of librarianship, scholarship/creative activity, and service.

• Proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and administrators.
• Evidence of strong interpersonal skills: working collegially, excelling in oral and written communication skills, inspiring confidence and trust, and maintaining a positive and empowering work culture.
• Ability to organize, direct, prioritize, and delegate work appropriately.
• Significant understanding of regional and programmatic accreditation requirements.
• Awareness of trends and practices in teaching and scholarly research, including open access, open educational resources, and scholarly publishing reform.
• Knowledge and understanding of current issues and trends in academic librarianship and higher education.
• Demonstrated ability to build consensus and implement decisions.

• Provide leadership in the development and fulfillment of the library’s vision which supports and extends that of the university.
• Provide leadership to library faculty and staff for the achievement of strategic goals and initiatives.
• Promote and advocate for library programs that advance student learning and facilitate research and scholarly activities.
• Lead the continuing effort to create a student-centered environment that encourages academic excellence and collaboration.
• Work productively with all library constituencies to improve library services and facilities, enhance the quality of resources, and increase operational efficiency.
• Serve as the library’s representative to the university and external communities.
• Oversee the library’s assessment efforts to enable data-informed decision making.
• Provide leadership in the recruitment, mentoring, and retention of a strong, service-oriented library faculty and staff.
• Plan and manage effectively the financial resources of the library, identify and cultivate external funding sources, and advocate for library needs.
• Serve on university committees.
• Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Office of the Provost.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable but no later than May 15, 2017.

Applications should include: 1) letter explaining the applicant’s leadership philosophy and an overview of why your experiences and accomplishments make you a viable candidate for this position; 2) a resume / CV; 3) a list of three references (name, title, contact information, and relationship to applicant); and 4) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts for all institutions attended.

Campbell University is unable to accept paper applications. Please apply online at and click “Apply for this Position” below the description of the position for which you are applying. If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email Please Note: All position at Campbell University require honesty, integrity and an understanding of the Christian mission of Campbell University.

Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Employees and applicants of Campbell University will not be subjected to any form of harassment or discrimination for exercising rights protected by, or because of their participation in, an investigation or compliance review related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, or any other federal or state nondiscrimination law, rule, or regulation.

Campbell University also maintains affirmative action programs to implement our equal employment opportunity policy. Employees or applicants who wish to review appropriate portions of these affirmative action programs may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting the Vice President for Business and Treasurer at the Buies Creek campus, during normal business hours.

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Youth Services Librarian – Perry Memorial Library, Henderson NC

Perry Memorial Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian.

Do you believe in the public library as a vital resource for all members of community? Would you like to work in a beautiful facility located in a community that loves their library?

Perry Memorial Library in Henderson, NC, is seeking a self-motivated professional for the position of Youth Services Librarian. Minimum qualifications are a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and one year of public library experience. Supervisory experience preferred.

The youth services librarian is responsible for all aspects of the youth services department including programming for ages birth to 18; collection development; managing and supervising daily operations of the youth services department; participating in library management and public services teams; and providing reference and computer assistance to patrons. This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, some nights and weekends.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: Application materials must be postmarked by Friday, January 13, 2017.

TO APPLY: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Library Director, Perry Memorial Library, 205 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, NC, 27536. A library job application must also be submitted and is available on the library’s website at

QUESTIONS: Patti McAnally, Director,, (252) 438-3316, ext 232


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