Librarian I / Adult Programming Coordinator – Alamance County Public Libraries, Burlington NC

POSITION: Librarian I / Adult Programming Coordinator
LIBRARY: Alamance County Public Library
CITY: Burlington, NC

NOTE: Regular work week would be Tuesday Thursday: 11:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m. & Friday Saturday: 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

SALARY: $39,843-$51,796, Medical and Dental, 401K

Education and Experience:  A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies from an ALA-accredited graduate library school is required. Candidates must be able to acquire certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Commission.

The successful applicant will possess a proven dedication to providing excellent internal and external customer service. Candidates must possess strong leadership qualities, excellent computer and communication skills and a strong work ethic. The ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees and the general public is required.

Applicants should possess knowledge of professional library principles, methods, materials and practices; knowledge of reader interest levels and of books and authors; knowledge of reference methods and resources and knowledge and experience of current and emerging technologies.

Job Description:  This position’s primary responsibility is working with adult services staff at Alamance County Public Libraries. In addition, this position also staffs public service desks at May Memorial Library in Burlington, NC. This person may be asked to work at other Alamance County Public Library branches as needed. This position spends approximately 30-40% of scheduled hours working at a public service desk.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with Branch Managers, Outreach Coordinator and Youth Services Coordinator to design, plan, publicize, and organize implementation of programming and adult services for ACPL
  • Serves as a resource person for all staff who have responsibilities working with programming.
  • Serves as a representative for ACPL in the community.
  • Working at public service desks as scheduled and following established ACPL circulation policies and procedures;
  • Opening and closing the library under established procedures;
  • Acting as the supervisor-in-charge as needed;
  • Providing instruction and readers’ advisory services for library patrons; responding to in-house and telephone requests for information from library patrons, including complex reference questions;
  • Attending professional meetings and other committees as needed.

This position works 40 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends as scheduled.  Applicants must be able to stand for extended periods of time, reach the top and bottom shelves, and lift 40 lbs, as well as push and pull loaded book carts.

TO APPLY: https://alamance.applicantpool.com/jobs/247655.html

APPLY BY: 7/3/2018 @ 11:59 pm

For additional information, contact Jason Rogers at 336-570-6981.

Advertisements
Posted in Professional (MLS), Public Library | Leave a comment

Library Assistant – Pamlico Community College, Grantsboro NC

JOB TITLE: Coordinator/Library Assistant
LIBRARY:
Pamlico Community College, The Success Center
LOCATION:
Grantsboro, NC
APPLICATION DEADLINE
: July 5, 2018 @ 4:30pm

JOB SUMMARY:
The Success Center Coordinator/Library Assistant provides administrative and clerical support, reference assistance to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons.  The Success Center Coordinator/Library Assistant assists will manage the Student Success/Tutor, proctor and administer placement tests and provide disability services as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:  

Education: A minimum of an Associate Degree is required.  Above average computer skills are needed in order to create computer generated correspondence and computer generated maintenance of the statistical records of the various learning resources available through the department.

Experience: The position requires excellent communication and customer service skills.  Must be flexible and comfortable with multitasking duties.  Must have one year of experience in office management (library experience preferred).  Must have the ability to lift and operate audiovisual equipment.  Must possess above-average organizational skills and the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in the operation and inventory of the online library collection.
  • Keep accurate records and inventories of all correspondence, order, reports, equipment, and materials.
  • Assist with ordering office supplies, books, periodicals, audiovisual equipment and materials.
  • Assist with cataloging and classifying of books and audiovisual materials.
  • Assist with activities of the circulation desk such as registering borrowers, interpreting college policies, collecting and recording overdue library fines, checking in and out books and equipment.
  • Provides monthly circulation statistics of the library collections.
  • Provide above average customer service to staff, faculty, staff, students and patrons.
  • Assist with proctoring Admissions Placement test. Enter placement test scores within the Datatel System.
  • Assist with providing accommodations to approved students.
  • Maintain the copier and printers to include collecting monies, keeping record of monies, and provide paper when needed. Report any copier malfunction and assist with having the copier and/or printer repaired.
  • Assist with the use of Audio-Visual equipment and materials.
  • Process books borrowed to and from other colleges for customers.
  • Maintain announcement sign in the Johnson Building.
  • Answer phones.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.

QUESTIONS: Contact Paul Goodson, Director of Library Services, at pgoodson@pamlicocc.edu or 252+249-1851 x3033.

Posted in Academic Library, Paraprofessional (non MLS) | Leave a comment

Library Associate – Special Collections Research Center, NCSU Libraries, NC State University, Raleigh NC

Job Posting: Library Associate, Special Collections Research Center
Location: NCSU Libraries, Raleigh, NC USA

The NCSU Libraries is seeking applications from enrolled graduate students for two Library Associate positions in the Special Collections Research Center. These positions are twelve-month, part-time positions that offer graduate students the opportunity to join an innovative and growing special collections program. The positions are primarily assigned to arrange and describe collections. Library Associates will examine patterns of documentation and, following archival principles, develop and implement arrangement schemes, write clear and accurate descriptions of physical and digital collections, and produce finding aids using ArchivesSpace. They will also perform basic preservation tasks and be introduced to issues relating to digital collections. Library Associates may supervise undergraduate student assistants on various projects, may assist in the preparation of public exhibitions, may participate in digitization initiatives, and may interact with researchers, provide reference assistance, or support instruction efforts.

The Library Associates program provides valuable experience in a leading research library while allowing participants to work closely with librarians and information technology professionals on important special collections projects. Associates gain experience working in teams, exposure to relevant professional issues, and mentoring from experienced professionals. The Special Collections Research Center houses the University Archives and the manuscript and rare book collections.

Qualifications
The Libraries seeks a diverse pool of applicants for placement beginning in August 2018. Must be enrolled or accepted in an ALA-accredited M.L.S./M.I.S. graduate program or graduate Public History program. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail; and ability to work independently and collaboratively are required. Evidence of leadership potential, including excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in a team environment, is expected. Coursework in or experience with archives/manuscript processing, digitization technologies, or other areas of special collections is preferred.

Salary and Schedule
Salary is $23,000 per year for part-time, twelve-month appointment. Associates earn vacation and sick leave and are eligible for the tuition waiver program for all campuses of the University of North Carolina. Applications will be reviewed as received. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews are expected to take place in June for appointment in August 2018.

Application Process
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment website at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/. Search in the keyword box by position number 00062553. Complete application, and attach cover letter and resume, with contact information for three current, professional references. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Human Resources Office (919) 515-3522.

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.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148.

Posted in Academic Library, Paraprofessional (non MLS) | Leave a comment

Library Branch Manager – Ridgeview Branch, Hickory Public Library, Hickory NC

TITLE: Library Branch Manager – Ridgeview Branch
LIBRARY: Hickory Public Library
CITY: Hickory, NC

NOTE:
Hickory Public Library is a department of the City of Hickory and has two locations, Patrick Beaver Memorial Library and Ridgeview Branch Library.

For doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, Hickory is a bridge between Asheville and Charlotte at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains along Interstate 40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry and quality. Hickory, North Carolina, is a three-time All-America City on the Catawba River approximately one hour east of Asheville and one hour north of Charlotte. More than 40,000 residents call Hickory their home and Hickory is the hub of a 350,000 metropolitan area. Hickory has outstanding school systems, seven recreation facilities, two libraries, several golf courses, theaters, art museums, and eighteen gorgeous parks. Beautiful Lake Hickory is over 4,000 acres and has many public access areas. Please check out Hickory at www.hickorync.gov/employment or http://www.hickorync.gov/knowhickory/ for a web portal all about Hickory and the surrounding areas.

Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability. U.S. Law requires all applicants to furnish proof of identity and right to work in the U.S.

SALARY: $45,563

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university; 3 to 5 years relevant experience; Possession of or ability to obtain a valid N.C. Driver’s License. See the full job description at http://www.hickorync.gov/content/employment.

DUTIES: The Library Branch Manager will oversee day-to-day operations of the Ridgeview Branch Library. Major duties include supervision of 4 staff (2 full-time, 2 part-time),collection development and community outreach to promote awareness of library services.

APPLY BY: July 2, 2018

TO APPLY: Find more information and instructions on how to apply on the City of Hickory website at http://www.hickorync.gov/content/employment.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact City of Hickory Human Resources at (828) 323-7421 or Sarah Greene, Library Director, at (828) 261-2275.

Posted in Professional (MLS), Public Library | Leave a comment

NC LIVE Open Educational Resources Librarian – NCSU Libraries, NC State University, Raleigh NC

Job Posting: Open Educational Resources Librarian, NC LIVE
Location: NCSU Libraries, NCSU, Raleigh, NC

NC LIVE is seeking to fill the position of Open Educational Resources Librarian to lead Open Education North Carolina, a new initiative to reduce the cost of higher education and improve student success across North Carolina’s colleges and universities.  Administered by NC LIVE, this initiative will establish a statewide Open Educational Resources (OER) content hub; curate e-textbooks suited to North Carolina’s most-taught courses; coordinate statewide OER training events; stimulate adoption through faculty grants and a promotional campaign; and evaluate the initiative’s ROI by measuring performance metrics like adoption rate, cost-savings, and student performance.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a passionate advocate for open education who also possesses the operational skills necessary to manage a statewide startup initiative.  This person will be expected to own this important initiative, working autonomously, making critical decisions in real-time, overcoming obstacles, and being accountable for results.  Because this initiative is partially grant-funded, the Program Manager will also be responsible for fulfilling grant reporting requirements.  This is a 2-year appointment with the potential of renewal.

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Executive Director of NC LIVE, the Open Educational Resources Librarian will work with an OER Advisory Committee to build a statewide initiative.  He or She will build and maintain consensus across multiple stakeholder groups, advocate effectively for OER to a variety of audiences, and maintain focus on activities that will generate significant ROI.  He or She will coordinate with partners and vendors as needed.  He or She will report on performance results against plan.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS or equivalent advanced degree in library / information science.
  • Significant experience working in or on behalf of libraries.
  • Experience with OER and/or scholarly communication.
  • Experience leading startup initiatives.
  • Experience measuring and reporting on outcomes.
  • Ability to present effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • 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 reports and presentations.
  • Valid driver license and ability to travel to NC LIVE member libraries across the State.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience fulfilling grant reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends at library consortia.

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.

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

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

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment

Discovery & Delivery Librarian – Salem College, Winston-Salem NC

Title: Discovery & Delivery Librarian (D&D Librarian)
Type: Professional Librarian / full-time, 12 month/ exempt staff
Reports to: Director of Libraries
Supervises: Access Services Supervisor, library work study students, and other library staff as assigned.

Summary:
Salem College Libraries seek a creative, self-motivated, and forward thinking librarian to join our team and fill the position of Discovery & Delivery Librarian (D&D Librarian). Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the D&D Librarian develops and manages services in support of discovery and delivery of information resources, whether licensed, purchased, or openly available.  The D&D Librarian will work collaboratively with other library staff and the Salem community to enhance the accessibility and usability of library resources and services. Areas of responsibilities include management of library information and discovery systems, library website, access services, interlibrary loan, materials processing, metadata, e-resources, and other duties as assigned. This is a full time, twelve month exempt staff position. Professional librarians at Salem College are considered members of the faculty for purposes of participation and voting in regular faculty meetings, service on faculty committees, and eligibility for professional development funding. Salem College, a liberal arts college for women, values its students as individuals, develops their unique potential, and prepares them to change the world. Salem is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program
  • Knowledge of library systems and metadata as they relate to access services and electronic resources
  • Knowledge of current issues in acquiring, licensing, and managing access to electronic resources
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies within higher education
  • Ability to organize and execute efficient workflows
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; and ability to represent the library to college and external audiences
  • Two or more years of supervisory experience

Preferred Experiences, Skills, and Training/Education:

  • Demonstrated ability with information literacy instruction and assessment in a higher education environment
  • Knowledge of assessment and best practices (e.g., usability, accessibility, services)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and teams
  • Demonstrated commitment to designing user-centered services

Job Description Summary:
The D&D Librarian is expected to develop and manage services in support of discovery and delivery of information resources, whether licensed, purchased, or openly available, and to work collaboratively with other librarians and staff in developing initiatives to enhance the accessibility and usability of library collections. Areas of responsibility include management of library discovery and services platform systems comprising of access services, acquisitions, cataloging, interlibrary loan, materials processing, metadata, e-resources and the library website. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Leadership & Management: Provides creative leadership and vision for the Libraries’ services platform (WMS) and discovery system (WCDiscovery) environment as well as the library website. Sets department goals and objectives, analyzes and acts on library usage trends, designs workflows, and maintains internal controls and documentation. Formulates, revises, and implements department policies and procedures. Oversees the accurate and timely availability of documentation and training for all department procedures and processes. Interviews, selects, trains, and evaluates professional and classified staff. Works in close cooperation with the Research & Learning Librarian to meet service expectations and with Facilities and Campus Security departments to ensure safety and security in library operations.
  • Integration & Interoperability:
    Responsible for integration and interoperability of discovery and services platform systems. Works closely with staff to assure that appropriate content is represented in discovery systems. Works closely with metadata to deploy and configure systems to fully leverage the potential of metadata derived from disparate sources (e.g. Knowledge Base & KBart files). Oversees back-end maintenance of link resolver, ensuring interoperability with other library systems and platforms. Troubleshoots proxy server access issues and works with vendors and campus IT on creating and maintaining configuration files. Serves as main point of contact with campus IT and off campus technology vendors and service providers. Develops and maintains a master list of system upgrades, modification and fixes. Stays current on trends and issues related to the integration of strategic technology products for the comprehensive suite of library discovery and resource management systems.
  • Assessment:
    Oversees department’s assessment activities, to include collecting, maintaining, analyzing, and reporting on data/statistics generated by the service platform and discovery systems. Recommends and facilitates improvements to existing systems and services. Works with D&D team and other library staff to employ formal usability testing methods and data analysis to assess the effectiveness of services and accessibility.
  • Instruction & Collection Development:
    In collaboration with other professional librarians provides research, instruction, and collection development liaison services to assigned disciplines and departments.
  • Professional Development & Service:
    Participates in the scholarly and professional activities expected of all professional librarians. Serves on the Technology Committee of the college.

How to apply:
Review of applications will begin June 25, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. A start date of September 1, 2018 is preferred. Please send an attached letter of interest, CV, and a completed application for employment to Elizabeth Novicki, Director of Libraries, at elizabeth.novicki@salem.edu. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment

Electronic Resources Librarian – G.R. Little Library, Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City NC

Classification Title Librarian
Working Title Electronic Resources Librarian
Division Academic Affairs Division
Department/Unit G.R. Little Library
Section G. R. Little Library (section)

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The primary objective of the G. R. Little Library is to provide the intellectual growth and resources necessary for the instruction and research needs of the students, faculty, staff and administrators of Elizabeth City State University.

The mission of the library is to provide materials (print, non-print, as well as electronic resources) and services in support of educational programs of the university and, where possible, the educational needs of the Elizabeth City community. The acquisitioning, processing, arranging, storing and dispensing of the materials are performed with a single objective: to provide the library patron with the information requested and to provide an intellectual climate for academic growth.

Description of Work
The Electronic Resources Librarian provides leadership and direction for the growth, delivery, and assessment of the Libraries’ collection of electronic resources. The Librarian is responsible for ordering, organizing, sorting, dispensing and binding of all library resources. The Librarian is also responsible for promoting the utilization of on-line periodical databases, updating the SirsiDynix Online System and Journal Finder. The Librarian is responsible for preparing serials for the bindery and for handling and maintaining serials on microfilm. The librarian participates in the planning and strategic directions for the Electronic Resources Department and the G.R. Little Library.

Competencies/Knowledge Skills, and Abilities Required in this Position

  • Possess the knowledge and skills to manage an Electronic Resources Department.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively with business vendors, faculty, staff and the general public.
  • Possess a knowledge of and ability to employ good public relations techniques.
  • Possess the ability to provide manage and supervise the work of others. Exemplify personal characteristics such as good judgment, tact, and dependability.
  • Possess the ability to work independently, as well as a part of a team in a collegial setting. Possess research, communication, time management, technical knowledge and problem solving skills.
  • Possess proficient computer skills and the ability to adapt to technological changes with experience working with licensed electronic resources in an academic library.

Minimum Training and Experience
Master’s Degree in Library Science

Position Category Staff
Position Status Permanent Full Time
FLSA Exempt

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EHRA00035P
Job Close Date 07/05/2018
Open Until Filled No
EHRA OSHR Statement This position is Exempt from the State Human Resources Act.

AA/EEO Statement
Elizabeth City State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed. ECSU is an E-Verify participant.

To Apply http://jobs.ecsu.edu/postings/2980

Questions Please contact: Nancy McPherson, Human Resources Specialist, 252-335-3786 njmcpherson@ecsu.edu.

Posted in Academic Library, Professional (MLS) | Leave a comment