Reference Librarian/Adult Services Librarian – Harnett County Public Library, Lillington NC

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Librarian (LIB 931)
DEPARTMENT: Library
JOB TYPE: FULL-TIME REGULAR

THE POSITION
The Harnett County Public Library has a Reference Librarian/Adult Services Librarian position available. Showing a significant degree of initiative, the incumbent performs professional library work requiring the application of specialized library techniques. Work involves managing and directing reference services offered by the county library, assisting patrons in the use of reference materials and selecting materials for acquisition and withdrawal from the adult print and non-print collections. The employee is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising adult educational, trending and cultural programs as well as encouraging library usage and fostering community relations. Reports to the Library Director.

ANNUAL SALARY
Minimum: $38,763.00
Job Rate: $46,515.00

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Provide professional reference assistance to library patrons by locating print and digital resources to meet the needs of individuals and organizations in Harnett County. Provides readers advisory and referral services to the community in person, by phone, email, and through participation with NC knows. Assists and instructs library patrons in use of reference materials, technology, and genealogy resources. Shows leadership in reviewing journals and catalogs to select relevant adult materials for collection development. Manages ILL requests. Engages in the community, creates, and maintains partnerships to enhance adult services in the areas of basic technology, literacy, economic development and job seeking, cultural, literary, and other programming. Provides leadership in the department and investigates alternate funding opportunities. Maintains a working knowledge of contemporary issues, trends, and technology in the library. Works at public service desk as needed. Attends professional and community meetings, workshops, and conferences, as required. Performs other duties, as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Master’s Degree in Library Science and some experience in library work at the professional level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Note: Employees who have not completed a Master’s Degree in Library Science may be hired below the minimum for the established grade. However, after completion of the degree program, salaries will be brought to the minimum.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License required.

CLOSING DATE: 05/31/16

Successful completion of a drug screening and criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. Certain designated safety-sensitive positions also require completion of post-offer pre-employment physicals.

Applications may be submitted online at http://www.harnett.org.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE POSITION
Angela McCauley, 910-893-3446, amccauley@harnett.org

Harnett County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Library Technical Services Coordinator – North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBiotech) Library, Durham NC

Library Technical Services Coordinator

Description:  The North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBiotech) Library has an opening for an entry-level librarian to join its team of professional librarians.

The library offers an opportunity to apply traditional skills of information collection, management and organization in non-traditional ways.

This librarian is responsible for the organization, categorization and management of the Center’s data in a variety of resources including an online catalog and a client-relationship management system.

Additional responsibilities include managing document delivery services and providing guidance and oversight of library interns. In the first year, the librarian will lead the development of a strong internship program to attract the brightest students to the library. Archives digitization and record retention projects will also be part of the librarian’s duties.

Opportunities exist for providing classroom and one-on-one instruction in library and online resources. This librarian also contributes to management of the NCBiotech intranet and assists library clients as needed.

The hiring salary for this position is $ 48,250.00.

Qualifications
In addition to a Master’s in Library  or Information Science, or a related field, the ideal candidate will have some library experience, preferably in a cataloging or digital collection capacity. Science background and experience with taxonomy and metadata is preferred. The candidate should be detail- and customer-oriented, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and exhibit excellent interpersonal skills.

About NCBiotech
NCBiotech is a non-profit organization created by the North Carolina General Assembly to promote the biotechnology industry in North Carolina.

The library serves NCBiotech staff, state-wide life sciences companies and the public by maintaining data and providing actionable information for decision makers. The library and IT work closely together and jointly report to the VP for Library and Information Technology. NCBiotech received NC SLA’s Information Management Award in 2007 in recognition of the outstanding support it provides the library. Management recognizes that the library is critical to the strategic mission of the organization.

To Apply: Send letter of interest and resume to resumes@ncbiotech.org by June 10, 2016.

If you have questions about the work of the position, contact Susie Corbett, Vice President, Library and Information Technology, susie_corbett@ncbiotech.org

The Biotechnology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Library Director – Onslow County Public Libraries, Jacksonville NC

Onslow County – Library Director

Onslow County seeks a passionate, visionary and servant leader for their next Library Director to lead excellent staff and create renewed community enthusiasm for this important community resource. The position is open due to a retirement.

The Community:  Onslow County, located on the southeast coast of North Carolina, is highlighted by beautiful farm land and some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. The County Seat of Onslow County is Jacksonville. Onslow County has a population of over 197,000 within five incorporated municipalities and unincorporated areas, and in addition, includes U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune home to 43,000 Marines and sailors. Located in Eastern North Carolina, Onslow County enjoys a temperate climate where the beach is never far away.

Position Responsibilities: With one Main library and three branches, the Library Director is responsible for 38 full or part time employees and several temporary and/or seasonal employees, a budget of $2.3M and an annual circulation of nearly 600,00. As a county library, the Library Director reports to the Deputy County Manager and is the staff liaison with two boards, the Board of Trustees and the Onslow County Friends of the Library, a 501c3 nonprofit. More information about the Onslow County Library can be found at the following link: http://www.onslowcountync.gov/departmentnopb100.aspx?id=21017.

Qualifications:  MLS degree from an accredited institution, background in diverse front line roles in public libraries, and three to five years experience in management or leadership roles, including but not limited to division manager, department head, assistant director, or director. Must have or be eligible for NC Public Librarian Certification within 12 months of employment. The salary range for the position is $70,196.27 – 112,314.03, the hiring range is $70,196.27 – 91,255.15. Base salary and compensation is negotiable within the hiring range based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please go to https://www.developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/, and click on “View Client Positions” button and then the Library Director – Onslow County link. All applications must be submitted online. All inquiries should be emailed to hiring@developmentalassociates.com.

The closing date for applications is June 15, 2016. An assessment center process for the finalists will be held July 26-27 in Onslow County.

Onslow County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Recruitment and Selection Process is being Managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.

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Library Events Assistant, Duke University Libraries 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:  http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/index.php.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

$14.25 per hour (minimum). Comprehensive benefits package upon eligibility includes vacation, 13 holidays, sick leave, health, dental, disability, life insurance, educational assistance, and tuition grants. This is a 1 year term appointment.
OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY

The Library Events Assistant serves as the primary contact for space reservations and event logistical support in Perkins, Bostock, and Rubenstein Libraries. Because of their central location on West Campus, these three libraries host numerous meetings and special events throughout the year. The Events Assistant will manage a high volume of requests from library users, campus departments, and internal library staff, and work with them to make sure they understand library policies, expectations, responsibilities, and any associated costs (if applicable). He/she will contribute to a positive library user experience by making sure that events held in or organized by the library are successful and well-arranged. This is a 1 year term position.
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.

Education:
Required:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Experience Required:

  Must be flexible and a self-starter; have the ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment; possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as a strong commitment to customer service; interest in and aptitude for managing special events; excellent time-management skills.

Preferred:

Experience providing event support or managing special events.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Must be able to lift 40 pounds
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Occasional bending, crouching, stooping
• Normal office environment
• Occasional weekend and/or evening shifts 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:

• Manage room reservation requests for public meeting rooms in Perkins, Bostock, and Rubenstein Libraries. The successful candidate will display excellent customer service and organizational abilities in managing a high volume of requests from library users, campus departments, and internal library staff.
• Administer complex room calendars for approximately 13 meeting rooms and event spaces in Perkins, Bostock, and Rubenstein Libraries. Because of our central location on campus, some of these spaces are in-demand throughout the year.
• Work with event contacts to make sure they understand and comply with library policies, expectations, responsibilities, and any associated costs (if applicable).
• Contribute to a positive library user experience by alerting appropriate departments when problems arise. Effectively handle complaints and emergencies following documented policies and procedures.
• Set and reset rooms for events that require reconfiguration.
• Ensure that information about library spaces and use policies are clearly and accurately communicated on the library’s website, in meeting rooms, and other locations. Update information as necessary.
• In coordination with the Coordinator for The Edge, the Director of Communications, and the Library Executive Group, mediate event requests for spaces that have special policies and require administrative approval.
• Assist the Libraries Development and Communications department with conceptualizing, planning, staffing, and coordinating special events organized by the Libraries including, but not limited to, author talks, guest lectures, panel discussions, exhibit openings, receptions, and cultural events.
• Serve as primary event contact and library representative for high-level events organized by the Libraries.
• Serve as a liaison with the departments of Housekeeping, Facilities and Logistics, Trinity Technology Services, Parking and Transportation Services, and other campus units that intersect with or support public campus events.
• Maintain an up-to-date list of room configurations, equipment and amenities, AV capabilities, and available technical support.

• Maintain a strong knowledge of other event spaces and resources around campus, to help event contacts find alternate arrangements if necessary.
• Maintain metrics on library room use and periodically evaluate for areas of improvement. Make recommendations for improvements based on figures.
• Work with caterers to make sure they have access to event spaces and adhere to library policies.
• Additional opportunities to participate in event publicity and marketing may be available according to the applicant’s interest and skill.
Supervisory Responsibilities
• None
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:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of references should be submitted at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html.  Refer to requisition # 401108118.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

Visit our website at: http://library.duke.edu/about/jobs.

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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Document Delivery Assistant, Senior, Duke University Libraries – 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:  http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/index.php.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

$14.99 per hour (minimum). Comprehensive benefits package upon eligibility includes vacation, 13 holidays, sick leave, health, dental, disability, life insurance, educational assistance, and tuition grants.
OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY:

Performs duties required to obtain material for the research needs of the Duke community and assists in the processing of Duke materials requested by other libraries.  Responsibilities include processing borrowing and lending requests in ILLiad and assisting users both onsite and online with policy and informational questions regarding document delivery requests.
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.

Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Experience Required:

One year of library experience to obtain a specialized knowledge of library systems and procedures; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to work effectively with bibliographic information in a variety of languages in addition to English; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; demonstrated proficiency using computer-based technology and the ability to adapt to new technologies; ability to effectively organize and prioritize daily work; demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

Preferred:

Prior experience working in an academic research library; basic knowledge of interlibrary loan/document delivery operations; experience in bibliographic searching, cataloging, or other technical services functions; familiarity with OCLC, ILLiad, and/or other online bibliographic/acquisitions databases; knowledge of electronic resources, license, and copyright issues; reading knowledge of one or more European or Asian languages.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Must be able to lift 30 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

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:

Manages ILLiad, Borrow Direct and Document Delivery Borrowing activities (50%)
• Verifies the accuracy of request citations; locates material using OCLC, other bibliographic tools, and various electronic databases; confirms the availability of requested material by investigating individual library catalogs through ILLiad, Relais and related systems and selects best possible lending libraries based on reciprocal agreements.
• Converts ILLiad requests into Aleph holds when material is available in a Duke University Library or notifies users of availability of items at Duke.
• Generates ILLiad overdue notices on a weekly basis and resolves all resulting patron inquiries.
• Assists patrons with questions regarding submission, verification, retrieval, and delivery of document delivery requests and materials; forwards complex issues to supervisor or to department head.

Assists with ILLiad and Borrow Direct Lending and Document Delivery activities (30%)
• Downloads, prints, and updates lending requests from ILLiad, Borrow Direct and related systems on a regular basis throughout the day; searches the online catalog to determine the availability of requests and to provide accurate call number and location information for retrieval.
• Searches electronic databases for requested articles and verifies citations through OCLC; consults as needed with subject selectors to clarify citations and availability.
• Monitors select ILLiad queues on a regular basis to ensure prompt responses to requesting libraries.
• Processes requested material for scanning and desktop delivery through ILLiad Odyssey.
• Provides backup support to the unit for stack retrieval and other document delivery tasks.
• Provides backup support for delivering returned items to Shipping & Receiving for packaging and postal delivery to owning libraries.
• Serves as back-up to the Lending and Holds Assistants in their absence.
• Other duties as assigned to support unit operations.

Provides general customer assistance (20%)
• Manages the ill requests listserv, responding to patron inquiries and directing issues to appropriate DDS staff members or to subject selectors.
• Assists patrons in the DDS office and with questions concerning submission, verification, retrieval, and delivery of interlibrary loan and document delivery requests and materials.
• Troubleshoots and resolves patron complaints; forwards more complex or serious issues to unit supervisor or department head.
• Assists at the Perkins Library Service Desk.
Supervisory Responsibilities
• Trains and directs student assistants in specific assignments to ensure efficiency and productivity.
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:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of references should be submitted at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html.  Refer to requisition # 401107994.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Visit our website at: http://library.duke.edu/about/jobs.

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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Library Research Associate (Part-time w/ Benefits) – City of High Point Public Library, High Point NC

TITLE: LIBRARY RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (Part-time w/Benefits)

LIBRARY: City of High Point – Public Library

CITY: High Point, North Carolina

SALARY: Salary starts at $31,603.52 – $40,493.44 annually depending upon experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Position requires formal education which includes completion of an undergraduate degree in liberal arts, research methods, and principles of filing. Must possess a valid NC driver’s license, knowledge and experience with MS Office products.

Must be able to deal with and communicate effectively with the public to maintain a positive customer service atmosphere. Must have good listening skills and be able to work with other staff in a team atmosphere. Must be able to read and interpret instructions and information in reference and library materials including computers. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. Must be able to move rapidly from one end of the floor to the other, approximately 100 yards. Must be able to move to all three floors of the library and to reach shelves and file cabinets. Must be able to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends. Salary ranges from $31,603.52 – $40,493.44 annually depending on qualifications along with an excellent benefits package.

Applicant is required to upload a Cover Letter and Resume with Application.

DUTIES: The City of High Point’s Public Library seeks to fill a part-time Library Research Associate (Business Research Services) position. Individual will perform responsible para-professional work in the Research Services Division of the Public Library. The work involves assisting customers who are using the resources, services and equipment in the General Research Services, public computing center and for Inter-Library Loan services; does related technical and clerical work as required.

Provide reference service which involves answering questions received by telephone, mail or from persons present in the library; assist customers with locating and using specific books and materials and with finding information on specific subjects; use computerized indexes, catalogs, and periodical information to answer reference questions and instruct customers in the use of the computerized information; assist customers with retrieving periodicals in digital and paper formats; operate, service and instruct customers in the use of computing devices and photocopiers; work on Inter-Library Loan team to deliver ILL service; work with the public to render computing assistance to library customers in the public computing center and to deliver instruction for computing skills classes; read call numbers of nonfiction books on shelves to identify books that are shelved incorrectly and re-shelves in correct location; and review new reference books when received for the collection.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system.

To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc.  This process will require you to have an email address which will be used to contact you throughout the hiring process.

If you have already created your GovernmentJobs.com personal account, please login.  If not, please click on the link to create an account (registration is free).

The Online application must be completed on or before the closing date of June 10, 2016.

Applicant is required to upload a Cover Letter and Resume with Application.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: N/A

The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Youth Services Librarian – Robeson County Public Library, Lumberton NC

Youth Services Librarian, Robeson County Public Library – Lumberton, NC

The Robeson County Public Library is seeking an energetic Youth Services Librarian to provide excellent library services to children and teens. Our library system has a main library in Lumberton, NC and six smaller affiliated libraries located throughout the county.

Starting Salary: $38,250 – $40,000 annually plus benefits

Required Qualifications:
 ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS)
 Experience working with children.
 Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the Internet, library automation systems, and other information technologies.
 Ability to perform well as both a leader and a team member.
 Must be able to work effectively with children, young adults and their parents. Additionally, must be able to coordinate outreach and services to schools and other community organizations.
 Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
 Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills.
 Valid NC Driver driver’s license
Preferred Qualifications:
 One to three years of public library experience.
 Experience planning and presenting programs for children and teens.
 Some supervisory experience.
 North Carolina Public Library Certification
 Bilingual in Spanish

Duties:
Essential duties of the youth services librarian are developing and presenting age appropriate programs for youth, birth through grade 12, both within the library and at other designated locations outside the library, system-wide collection development of children’s and young adult collections, providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to youth, parents, and caregivers. Manages the Children’s Library in Lumberton and engages readers. Promotes library services and resources through creative displays, marketing, and social media. Supervises the youth services specialist and other staff members assigned to the youth services department. Coordinates outreach and community engagement opportunities. Writes a monthly article for the newspaper. Other duties as assigned.

Available: June 20, 2016

Apply By: Position will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, references, and an application to Katie Fountain, Director, at kfountain@robesoncountylibrary.org or P.O. Box 988, Lumberton, NC 28359.

Applications are available at www.robesoncountylibrary.org.

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