Information Services Associate – Braswell Memorial Public Library, Rocky Mount, NC

TITLE: Information Services Associate
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Information Services
Hours: Full time including evening and weekend hours
Minimum Salary: $30,160 with benefit package

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Department Manager, the incumbent in this position will plan and implement programming for adults and senior citizens at Braswell Memorial Library and community branch libraries. The associate will provide customer service in the Information Services Department including the Job Resource Center as assigned. Evening and weekend work is required.

Education and experience
Associate degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. One to three years’ experience in library services is preferred.

Physical Requirements
Work is typically performed while sitting, standing, bending crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects and occasionally lifts heavy objects up to 40lbs. Work has standard vision requirement (with or without correction), ability to speak clearly and hearing (with or without correction) sufficient to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.

Available: Immediately

Apply By: Position open until filled

To Apply: Please email your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
hr@braswell-library.org

Questions:  Please contact Hattie Harrington, Manager for Administrative Services, Office: (252) 442-1951 ext. 231, Cell: (252) 955-7961 Email: hharrington@braswell-library.org

 

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Teen Services Librarian- Braswell Memorial Public Library, Rocky Mount, NC

TITLE: Teen Services Librarian
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Information Services
Hours: Full time including evening and weekend hours
Minimum Salary: $38,125 with benefit package

Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Department Manager, the Teen Services Librarian will serve as the primary library contact for teen services. The librarian in this position will supervise and coordinate teen volunteer activities and facilitate monthly Teen Advisory Board meetings.  This position is responsible for planning and overseeing library services to Youth ages 13 to 17 for Braswell Memorial Library and community branch libraries. The librarian will provide customer service and reference services in the Information Services Department as assigned. Evening and weekend work is required.

Education and experience
Master of Library Science degree or equivalent. One to three years’ experience in library services is preferred

Physical Requirements
Work is typically performed while sitting, standing, bending crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects and occasionally lifts heavy objects up to 40lbs. Work has standard vision requirement (with or without correction), ability to speak clearly and hearing (with or without correction) sufficient to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.

Available: Immediately

Apply By: Position open until filled

To Apply: Please email your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
hr@braswell-library.org

Questions:  Please contact Hattie HarringtonManager for Administrative Services, Office: (252) 442-1951 ext. 231, Cell: (252) 955-7961 Email: hharrington@braswell-library.org

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Open Knowledge Librarian – Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center, NCSU Libraries, NC State University, Raleigh NC

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Open Knowledge Librarian in the Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center. The Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center advises the Libraries and the NC State community on issues of scholarly communication, digital scholarship, and copyright related to the Libraries’ services and collections. The Center also investigates and promotes digital information strategies and tools to support new forms of scholarship and sharing. Reports to the Director, Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center.

Responsibilities

  • Develops programs, advocacy tools, and partnerships that facilitate and promote open and publicly engaged scholarship.
  • Working closely with colleagues in Digital Library Initiatives and Research Collaboration, investigates and promotes digital technologies that support open practice across the research lifecycle and maximize the dissemination and impact of scholarship.
  • Collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to support innovation in areas such as open education, digital scholarship, data management, data analysis, visualization, and digital humanities.
  • Directs projects and initiatives to partner with researchers in the creation and management of research assets.
  • Participates in library planning, serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree.
  • Demonstrated understanding of digital scholarship across the research lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trends and issues in open and public scholarship, including open access, data, education, and open source.
  • Experience conducting outreach and developing programs that engage scholars, researchers, and/or students.
  • Demonstrated understanding of tools and practices for managing scholarly identity and evaluating and maximizing the impact of scholarship in the digital environment.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
  • Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with research faculty, including efforts to build collections and scholarly communication programs.
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies in scholarly identity management, research data management, and visualization of scholarship.
  • Record of public engagement through scholarly presentations and writing.
  • Understanding of copyright and related laws that affect scholarly practices and access to scholarship.
  • Understanding of issues related to funder mandates for open access, open data, and broader impacts of research.

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.

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.

To Apply https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/EHRA/okl

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

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148.

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Librarian – Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte NC

TITLE: 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.  Licensing Requirements:  NC Public Librarian Certification.

DUTIES: The Information Services Librarian performs professional and technical library work in one or more specific areas such as Adult, Teen, Children’s, Technical Services, Materials Management or regional history/genealogy. Assists customers in accessing the full spectrum of library resources in multiple formats – print, digital, media, programs and classes. Responds to reference, research/homework and readers’ advisory requests. Explains and interprets the library’s services, policies and procedures. Develops, manages and promotes the library’s collection of materials. Assists in the planning and implementation of programs and classes that provide opportunities for lifelong learning, early literacy, educational support and workforce development.

WORK SCHEDULE: Requires the ability to work some evenings until 8pm and availability to work some weekends including both Saturday and Sunday.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND TO APPLY: Please visit our website at: https://cmlibrary.org/about/work-library Job ID: 109292

CONTACT: Please contact Charity Harris, Human Resources Consultant for Mecklenburg County Government at Charity.Harris@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov or 980-314-2718.

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Coordinator of Resource Acquisition and Management – Appalachian State University Libraries, Boone NC

TITLE: Coordinator of Resource Acquisition and Management
LIBRARY: University Libraries, Appalachian State University
CITY: Boone, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:
The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seek a Coordinator of the Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) team. RAM is responsible for monographic and serial acquisitions in all formats, electronic resource management, collections budget management, cataloging in all formats, metadata creation for the Libraries’ digital collections, interlibrary borrowing and document delivery, physical processing, and adding content to the University’s institutional repository. The successful candidate will be a creative and analytical thinker and will have experience leading and managing technical services, a record of successful projects, and the ability to manage change and to adapt to new expectations.  As part of the Libraries’ middle management group, the RAM Coordinator will work to fulfill the Libraries’ mission and to meet strategic goals. The Libraries seek to recruit and retain faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds to enrich the social, cultural, and intellectual missions of the University.

Appalachian State University is located in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina. The University is committed to promoting sustainability and creating global connections.

University Libraries faculty work in a collegial team-based environment, participate in the University Libraries’ liaison program, and engage in active programs of scholarship and professional service. The Libraries offer strong support for professional development activities, including publishing, presenting, and attending conferences and workshops.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the activities of a team of 4 faculty librarians and 11 staff members
  • Provide leadership and manage change in an evolving technical services environment
  • Train, support, mentor, and advise team members
  • Lead team decision-making and problem-solving processes
  • Facilitate communication and team discussion in development of team planning, goal setting, and assessment
  • Keep team informed by meeting regularly with faculty and staff
  • Complete work plans, evaluations, and timesheets for staff under direct supervision
  • Review, approve, and guide progress on goals for individual faculty to ensure alignment with team and library goals
  • Conduct annual evaluations of team faculty
  • Serve as a member of the library leadership group
  • Collaborate and communicate with administrators and other managers to develop and implement library goals, objectives, policies, and services
  • Engage in an active program of scholarship and professional service

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • American Library Association accredited master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree
  • Minimum five years experience in library technical services
  • Minimum three years progressively responsible management and supervisory experience
  • Effectiveness in change and project management
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet criteria for scholarship and service

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A second advanced degree
  • Experience in academic libraries or understanding of issues in higher education
  • Commitment to excellent services, teamwork, diversity, and inclusiveness
  • Strong record of scholarship and service
  • Commitment to shared governance and the faculty model

TO APPLY:

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a complete application comprised of (1) a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, (2) a full C.V. including education and relevant experience, and (3) the name, address, email, and telephone number of three to five references who are knowledgeable about your qualifications for this position to: RAM Coordinator Search Committee, Attn: Sherrye Perry, Belk Library and Information Commons, 218 College Street, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608; or electronically to lib-jobs@appstate.edu with the subject line: RAM Coordinator Search Committee.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more information regarding this position please contact Paul Orkiszewski, search committee chair, orkiszewskip@appstate.edu, (828) 262-6588.

To view the full job ad, visit https://hr.appstate.edu/employment/faculty-vacancies/569

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Systems Librarian – Mary Livermore Library, UNC Pembroke, Pembroke NC

TITLE:  Systems Librarian
LIBRARY:  Mary Livermore Library at UNC Pembroke
CITY:  Pembroke, North Carolina
SALARY:  Commensurate Upon Education and Experience

DUTIES:

The Systems Librarian provides leadership in administering the varied specialized systems (ILS, etc.) unique to the library. This position also enables collaborative efforts with other university partners (DoIt, Web Administrator, etc.) to ensure cooperative efforts. The Systems Librarian also works closely with other system schools in cooperative technology efforts.

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, and working closely with other library managers, the Systems Librarian position provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. Additionally, the Systems Librarian serves as the chief liaison of the library to the university’s IT department (DoIt). The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for students, faculty, and staff as they seek, access, and maintain the information in our library systems. This will include first-line support as well as maintenance and implementation in a broad range of systems with primary, sustained focus on the integrated library system (III/Sierra) and Summon.

The main duties will be to administer, maintain, and support all modules of the Libraries’ III Sierra system (will also oversee any system migration). The Systems Librarian is the primary liaison to III for problem resolution and will be the Libraries’ representative to the national users’ group. The Systems Librarian will also have primary responsibility over the library portion of the university’s web page and will liaison with the university’s web developer’s office.

The Systems Librarian will work with the Library staff and DoIt, and vendor technical support to manage other platforms and servers such as the Libraries’ web and file servers, staff applications, and selection, installation, and maintenance of hardware and software. The Systems Librarian will also provide research and input on new systems or technology systems to enhance the operation and service of the library. Additionally, the Systems Librarian will work as needed with other system schools in cooperative technology efforts between libraries. The Systems Librarian will also work at other related tasks as assigned by the Dean.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or an equivalent degree.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, organization, analytical, and problem solving skills with an ability to work with a widely diverse group of people.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently in a changing environment and to accept direction from one’s supervisor.
  • Proficiency with one or more scripting languages and coding HTML/CSS (advanced programming skills desired).
  • Knowledge of MARC format is essential.

MANAGEMENT PREFERENCES:

  • Experience in managing, implementing or integrating with any discovery layers such as Encore, Summon, or Primo, etc.
  • Two years’ experience supporting an integrated library system, platforms, and software in an academic library setting is preferred.
  • Experience in supporting library specific software, e.g. OCLC Connexion, ILLIAD, MarcEdit and library specific hardware, e.g. label printers, production scanners etc.
  • Experience supporting web based content management systems. Also experience with Canvas, UNCP’s LMS.
  • Familiarity with image-based or text-based digital repositories (ContentDM, MDID, Omeka, Digital Commons, DSpace, Fedora, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of non-MARC metadata standards (e.g., Dublin Core, METS, MODS, VRA, etc.).
  • Familiarity with library technology standards and protocols such as RDA. FRBR, OAI/PHM.
  • Familiarity with EZProxy or III WAM.
  • Experience in programming using Visual Basic, JQuery, Perl, PHP, JavaScript or other programming languages.
  • Working knowledge of library “Maker’s Spaces” and 3d printers and related equipment.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

For more information regarding this position and to apply please use the following URL:  http://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/3966.

Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Joanne McMillan, HR Consultant for Employment at (910) 521-6279 or joanneb.mcmillan@uncp.edu.

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Librarian II/Information Services – North Regional Branch, Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center, Fayetteville NC

TITLE: Librarian II/Information Services #117000064
LIBRARY: Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
BRANCH: North Regional
CITY: Fayetteville, NC
SALARY: $41,132/Year

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master of Library Science degree (MLS) required. Must have two (2) years experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library. Six months supervisory experience preferred.

Trainee Candidates
: 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 responsible for providing advanced library services to customers at the Information Service desk.
  • Responsible for the supervision and scheduling of staff within the Information Services department.
  • Coordinates/facilitates staff training.
  • Acts as branch supervisor in absence of branch manager.
  • Hires, supervises, trains, evaluates, and schedules staff (permanent and temporary).
  • In conjunction with Branch Manager, screens applications for vacant positions, conducts interviews, performs reference checks, and completes and submits all recruitment paperwork.
  • Assigns duties for projects and day-to-day activities.
  • Oversees and coordinates branch’s Book A Librarian service.
  • Compiles, prepares, and maintains reports, records, and statistics for the department.
  • Performs proactive reference; answers complex customer questions about information
    and technology resources.
  • Prepares and presents classes on basic and intermediate computer skills for the public.
  • Prepares and presents programming for adult and all-ages audiences.
  • Performs intermediate troubleshooting of library equipment.
  • Trains the public in the use of library resources and equipment, including online catalog and databases.
  • Resolves intermediate customer complaints; refers more complex issues to branch
    manager.
  • Acts as Librarian II Trainer for home branch and sister branch, working with Library Learning and Innovation Coordinator to ensure all staff receive necessary training.
  • Oversees, coordinates, and participates in collection management duties for adult reference, fiction, and nonfiction collections.
  • Serves as a working member and/or chair of councils and committees, and special services as assigned.
  • Participates in publicity and marketing of library resources and events.
  • Keeps up with current trends and issues in librarianship via professional reading and participation in library-related listservs, webinars, etc.

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. Dagmar Aerdelman at (910) 483-7727 extension 1305, fax: (910) 486-5372, or e-mail: daerdelman@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/employmentopportunities

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