Library Supervisor – North Carolina Justice Academy, Salemburg NC

TITLE: Library Supervisor
LIBRARY: North Carolina Justice Academy
CITY: Salemburg, NC

NOTE: The North Carolina Justice Academy is a unit of the North Carolina Department of Justice. Its mission is to improve the quality and effectiveness of criminal justice services to the citizens of North Carolina through research, education, training, and support for criminal justice and related personnel. The Academy does this through a variety of in-service and advanced training courses. Thousands of police officers, deputies, detention officers, and telecommunicators each year complete training with the Academy on its two campuses (Salemburg and Edneyville) or through its online training portal.

SALARY: $41,149 – $55,889 plus state benefits

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library and information science or a related discipline and three years of professional librarian experience. Prefer individual with work experience in a law enforcement or legal environment and knowledge and experience acquiring and managing electronic resources.

DUTIES: This position is located at the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg, NC and is assigned to the Instructional Support Services Center. This position’s primary job is to oversee the Learning Resource Center, which includes the library and audio-visual support. The library supervisor will provide services to staff and students of the North Carolina Justice Academy and will correspond on a regular basis with law enforcement members involved in training and needing library resources to conduct training and research.

Duties include collection management, acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, reference, record-keeping, and developing an e-library. The position will supervise one FT library technician, who is directly responsible for A/V support, and one PT evening clerk.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: June 5, 2017

TO APPLY: Applicants must apply online via

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Lisa Sasser, Recruitment Specialist, NC Department of Justice, Human Resources Office, 114 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, 919-716-6490.

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Library Night Supervisor, Part-Time – Elizabeth Braswell Pearsall Library, NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount NC

TITLE: Library Night Supervisor, Part-Time
LIBRARY: Elizabeth Braswell Pearsall Library, North Carolina Wesleyan College
CITY: Rocky Mount, NC

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for this position should have at least an associate degree or the equivalent of two years of college; an undergraduate degree is preferred. Computer skills including familiarity with MS Office applications and the ability to troubleshoot computer and printer problems. Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal skills to build relationships and work effectively with college students, faculty, library student assistants, and other staff. Ability to supervise others effectively. Good organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. The ability to climb stairs and handle some light lifting. Library experience and familiarity with library circulation functions and electronic resources including online databases, and supervisory experience are desirable.

North Carolina Wesleyan College seeks a reliable service-oriented individual to manage circulation operations at night Sunday through Thursday, to provide basic reference and technology assistance to users, and to help maintain a safe, secure, and positive environment in the library. Assists Circulation Supervisor in training, supervising, scheduling and evaluating part-time student assistants. Works at the Circulation Desk assisting patrons with circulation, reference, and technology questions and develops good relationships with library users. In collaboration with Campus Security, helps maintain a safe, secure, and positive environment in the library. The Night Supervisor works up to 20 hours per week Sunday through Thursday nights when school is in session, late August to early May.

This position will be available August 16, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please send a letter of application, résumé, and list of references to:

Dr. Esther Burgess
Director of the Library/Assistant Professor
North Carolina Wesleyan College
3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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Embedded and Online Services Librarian – Elizabeth Braswell Pearsall Library, NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount NC

TITLE: Embedded and Online Services Librarian
LIBRARY: Elizabeth Braswell Pearsall Library, NC Wesleyan College
CITY: Rocky Mount, North Carolina

SALARY: This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience and generous benefits package.


: Candidates must have a master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited institution. 3+ years of reference and instruction experience in an academic library.

Other requirements include:
• Strong technology skills, including knowledge of the full Microsoft Office suite. Experience managing a social networking initiative and providing web outreach.
• Familiarity with web design principles, with LibGuides or other web authoring tools, and with learning management and content management systems.
• Experience using video production hardware and software to produce video tutorials.
• Knowledge of reference resources and techniques.
• Experience teaching general and specialized information literacy classes and excellent teaching and presentation skills.
• Knowledge of current and emerging library principles, practices, and technologies.
• A strong commitment to public service and the provision of exceptional service.
• Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills;. Demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision and to work effectively in collaborative teams to achieve common goals.

North Carolina Wesleyan College seeks a dynamic and creative service-oriented librarian to collaborate with other librarians and with teaching faculty to develop and implement effective and innovative services for research based courses offered face-to-face or online at all campuses. This librarian will engage with teaching faculty and work with other librarians to create student-centered programs to teach students to find, critically evaluate, and ethically use information sources. This librarian will provide leadership in the design, implementation, support, and assessment of the library’s array of learning tools for online instruction and research assistance. This librarian will also work with other librarians to develop outreach programs to serve the Wesleyan Community at all locations and in online programs.

AVAILABLE: Position available August 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to:

Dr. Esther Burgess
Director of the Library/Assistant Professor
North Carolina Wesleyan College
3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

For more information

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Librarian III – Lee County Library, Sanford NC


ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $41,538 – $66,045

The Lee County Library is seeking qualified applicants for the fulltime position of Librarian III. Performs complex professional and administrative work coordinating with library systems throughout the state. Administering and supporting library technology for public and staff. Performs skilled administrative work preparing required and requested reports and schedules for distribution, assisting with various events or programs at the library, creating budget paperwork, and maintaining various written publications and reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Researches, implements, and maintains technologies in the library system. Broad knowledge of library policies and procedures.

Manages the library department’s budget workflow in MUNIS preparing purchase orders and budget amendments. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department in the absence of the Director of the Library. Assumes responsibility of oversight of library staff, volunteers and interns in the absence of the Library Director. Researches and implements new technologies for the library system. Handles any technology issues with OPACS, ILS Evergreen, PC Reservation station, Print Stations, digital microfilm reader/scanner, Videophone, FaxScan24 equipment. Manages the North Carolina e-book consortium commitments and e-book ordering. Liaison to NC Cardinal’s Resource Sharing/Circulation Committee.

Answers staff or patron technology questions directly or over the phone and provides 1-1 tutoring. Teaches beginner computer classes using the mobile laptop lab and Smart Board. Orders office supplies or materials, assists with organizing library materials. Maintains website content and calendar. Oversees the library’s web and social media presence. Performs basic maintenance on library printers and reader printers. Generates various records and reports related to grants, purchase orders, invoicing, or specially requested reports from library stakeholders. Prepares and enters initial budget documentation into financial system. Responsible for ordering DVD materials. Performs online library resource administration.

Maintains student loan and tax information materials for the public. Generates new library forms, flyers and publications and assists with various library events or programs. Suggests selections of materials or equipment for patrons and weeds/deselects materials as needed due to condition. Assists patrons with using the internet and library technology teaching basic computer classes. Represents the library on various county committees. Serves as backup for library technician cataloging periodicals. Provides backup for resource sharing outreach assistant as needed.

Thorough knowledge of basic library procedures, methods and techniques; thorough knowledge of the library circulation functions; thorough knowledge of office procedures and records maintenance techniques; general skill in the use of library equipment, materials and resources; ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons and associates; ability to offer quality customer service to a diverse population. Knowledge requirement include: advanced and current knowledge of design, configuration, administration, management, operation, and documentation of Integrated Library Systems and computers; knowledge of bibliographic/MARC record structure as well as expertise in configuring, administering, and supporting library functions of circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, and public-facing library resource products

Master degree from a school of library or information science program accredited by the American Library Association in library science, or related field and extensive experience working in a professional library position, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced experience with computers, web based Content Management System (CMS) and social websites, social media, and ability to teach computer classes preferred.

North Carolina Public librarian certification within six (6) months. Valid driver’s license in the State of North Carolina.

Please visit
Submit a cover letter, resume and a Lee County application to Lee County Human Resources, PO Box 1968, Sanford N.C. 27331- 1968 no later than 5PM on Friday, June 2, 2017. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lee County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disabling condition in employment opportunities. Preemployment drug testing is required.

Start date August/September 2017.

Inquiries can be directed to Joyce McGehee at


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Librarian (PT Evening) – Lee Campus, Central Carolina Community College, Sanford NC

Salary $15.39 – $22.60 Hourly
Location Lee Campus, Central Carolina Community College, Sanford, NC
Job Type PT Permanent, less than 30 hours weekly
Division Student Services
Job Number 01139
Closing 5/31/2017 11:59 PM Eastern

This position is 20 hours/week, 3pm – 8pm, M – Th. Summer hours: 2pm – 7pm, M – Th.

Plans, develops, teaches, and assesses library instruction sessions and orientations for evening classes that incorporate active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills. Assists with online instruction for distance education classes as needed. Works as an embedded librarian in online and seated classes as needed.

Essential Duties

Library Instruction
– Works with faculty to integrate information literacy skills and library resources into the college curriculum.
– Works with other librarians on instructional design, teaching methods, and assessment of library instruction.
– Creates instructional materials which support student and curricular needs.
– Develops and maintains assigned online research guides using LibGuides 2.0.

Public Service
– Provides high-quality reference services to in-house library users and to online students. Staffs virtual chat reference during assigned hours. Assists students, faculty, staff, and other patrons with the use of the library catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the Internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations. Assists students in the use of library equipment, computers, software, and other resources.
– Works at the circulation desk when scheduled or needed. Creates student photo IDs. Assists in managing study room reservations in the LibCal system.

Technical Services
– Assists Public Services Librarian with arrangement of college archival materials.

Marketing & Outreach
– Promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff through traditional and electronic methods.
– Works with Director of Library Services on library programming and displays.
– Works with Director and other departments to plan and design in-house marketing materials including promotional flyers, brochures, and library signage as needed.
– Creates, edits, and publishes the library newsletter once per semester.

Data Management
– Compiles and maintains library instruction data for monthly statistical reports.

Collection Development
– Works with the Director of Library Services in selecting and deselecting library materials. Assists with collection development in assigned areas.
– Assists with inventory of the library collections.

– Assists with closing the library each evening. Oversees the general library study environment.
– Provides assistance and support for library staff at other campuses as needed.
– Performs other library duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.
– May be assigned to work other hours and/or at other campus locations as needed.

Minimum Requirements
– Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
– Minimum of 1 year library experience in an academic or community college library setting.
– Thorough knowledge of online research databases and print resources. Familiarity with distance education library services. Strong computer/technology skills. Current knowledge of library technologies, integrated library systems, desktop publishing software, and Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent customer service and organizational skills. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills. Physical ability to do moderate lifting and to push full book carts. Occasional travel between campuses may be required.
– This is an entry level position.

Preferred Requirements
An understanding of and an appreciation for the concept of the “open door admission policy” and/or community college library experience. Understanding of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction. Teaching experience, preferably at the college level with traditional and non-traditional students. Strong commitment to help students learn and succeed. Familiarity with chat reference services, LibGuides 2.0, and with online course management systems (i.e. Blackboard). Experience creating library newsletters, brochures, flyers, and signage. Familiarity with basic archival standards and practices. Experience in collection development and evaluating information resources. Ability to collaborate and work congenially with faculty and staff. Flexibility to adapt and respond to change in an ever-changing environment. Ability to balance multiple priorities and projects. Ability to work well with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Dependability, creativity, and a strong work ethic.

To apply

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Library Assistant Director, Iredell County Library, Statesville, NC

JOB TITLE: Library Assistant Director
LIBRARY:Iredell County Library
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SALARY RANGE: $48,558.57 – $75,314.61
DEADLINE DATE: 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017


An employee in this class assists in supervision and management of Library services, with focus on technology, grants, public relations and information, adult cultural events and programs, and staff training, and supervises Circulation services. Work includes tasks such as; developing and managing special projects; promoting community engagement; establishes and maintains effective working relationship with community organizations; directing library services to adults; developing and managing grant projects; directing operations of Circulation Department; and directing operations of Library Information System. The employee researches and recommends programs and objectives, assists in planning programs and services to meet the Library’s needs and interests, and serves in the absence of the Library Director. Work is performed independently under the supervision of the Library Director, and is evaluated through conferences, reports, quality and quantity of services delivered and daily observation.


Master’s Degree in Library Science from an-accredited ALA Library School and considerable experience in library work at the professional level and including supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a North Carolina Public Library Certification. Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SALARY RANGE: $48,558.57 – $75,314.61

DEADLINE DATE: 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017

Please go to to submit an electronic application. Applications are NOT accepted past the deadline date. All Internal Applicants should apply using the link provided to them.

This position is subject to pre-employment screenings. Iredell County does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, genetic information, or handicapping condition in employment or the provision of services.

When uploading attachments to submit with your application, please DO NOT upload any documents that could allow for discrimination defined in the above paragraph. This may include Driver’s License/Photo ID/Passport, Birth Certificate, High School Diploma/GED, Marriage License, U.S. Citizenship, Medical Records, and/or Social Security Card.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to: Crystal Locklear, HR Assistant,(P) 704-878-3000,


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Consultant for Public Library Management – State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh NC

The State of North Carolina invites applications for the position of Consultant for Public Library Management.

JOB CLASS TITLE: Library Professional

DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources

SALARY RANGE: $34,361.00 – $80,681.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $34,361 – $64,219

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time

CLOSING DATE: 06/07/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

This position is located at 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC.

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

Division Information:
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 comprised of three major programs: the Government and Heritage Library (GHL), the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and Library Development.

The Library Development section provides statewide programs, services and resources for the entire library community in North Carolina and works to fulfill the vision of the State Library of North Carolina in which all North Carolinians have access to exceptional services and to the information resources they need to achieve their personal, educational and professional goals.

This position provides leadership, expertise, training, support, and resources to North Carolina Libraries on management and governance issues:

  • Provides consultation to library directors, local government officials, trustees, and friends’ groups regarding organizational and management issues.
  • Serves as the in-house expert on library management and governance; aids other consultants in developing responses for public library staff and others; works with other Consultants on management-related programs.
  • Interprets state and federal rules, regulations, and procedures regarding libraries, including LSTA and State Aid grant programs, to library staff, board members, Friends, government officials, and other individuals interested in library services.
  • Serves as staff liaison to the NC Public Librarian Certification Commission; manages certification program activities and quarterly Certification Commission meetings.
  • Conducts annual monitoring of State Aid eligible libraries to ensure compliance with all statutes, applicable state policies, rules, and procedures for the Aid to Public Libraries grant program.
  • Develops, manages, and implements statewide initiatives.
  • Represents the State Library at State and national meetings and conferences.
  • Provides guidance to NC library staff on developing project concepts and preparing LSTA grant applications
  • Travel will be required.
  • Occasional night and weekend work will be required.

** To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. **

  • At least 5 years’ public library management experience (i.e. Branch Manager, Department Manager, Senior Administrator)
  • Experience communicating library policy decisions to stakeholders at the local and State levels
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal and State statutes that govern library policies and operations
  • Previous strategic planning experience within a library structure
  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License or ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment

Management Preferences:

  • NC Public Librarian Certification or eligibility to obtain one
  • Demonstrated management experience in a North Carolina public library
  • Three or more years’ experience at library director or senior manager level
  • Demonstrated experience with grant writing
  • Demonstrated experience working with board of trustees, friends’ group, or other library partners to foster community engagement
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Master’s degree in library and information science or a related discipline
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience.

Degree must be received from appropriately accredited (ALA) institutions or regionally accredited programs in North Carolina.

N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone: 919-807-7373


An Equal Opportunity Employer, NC State Government

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