Assistant Library Network Coordinator, Arctic Slope Mission Services LLC , Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC

Job Title: Assistant Library Network Coordinator
Job: Administrative Services
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Non-Management
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: United States-NC, United States-Research Triangle Park, NC, United States
Education Level: Master’s Degree
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job / 1st Shift
Travel: No

Arctic Slope Mission Services (ASMS) LLC, a subsidiary of ASRC Federal, is seeking an Assistant Library Network Coordinator to support our on-going programs on site at the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Arctic Slope Mission Services holds a nationwide contract for library and records management services with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ASMS librarians, records managers and support staff collect, organize and maintain library and records materials; assist EPA and external customers with document delivery/ILL, reference and research services, etc.

Key Role:
Assist in the collection and dissemination of information on library and information management issues to Network participants, helping to maintain current Network mailing lists and communicate vehicles such as the consortium listserv, participate in library workgroups, and support the Network Coordinator in compiling technical information.

Assist in the preparation of agendas and meeting reports documenting events and issues presented at Library Network teleconferences, assisting in the preparation of the proceedings of the Annual Librarians Meeting and an Annual Report on the Library Network.

Support analysis of library/information management problems and assisting in the development, editing, and reconciliation of stakeholder comments or recommendations for procedures and strategies to meet library management program needs for large, complex organizations.

Participate in the evaluation and development of recommended procedures in all areas of library management i.e. physical space, digitization, cataloging, public access, research, disaster response and emergency continuity of operations.
Support the Library Network Coordinator in developing of long-term solutions to major library/information management problems such as; national catalog systems, inventory of entire collections, retrospective cataloging needs, or conducting a baseline study.

Contribute to Network Coordination activities including, but not limited to, facilitating webinars, producing marketing materials, creating surveys, and participating in outreach initiatives.

Prepare monthly and yearly statistical reports for activities and maintain Library Network websites while meeting accessibility standards.

Basic Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent

2 plus years of library experience required with additional administrative support experience preferred

Familiarity with information technology as related to library services and library management principles

Experience preparing analytic reports and compiling statistics
Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment and independently
Proficiency with MS Excel, databases, and office applications

US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status and ability to pass a government sponsored background check required

Additional Qualifications:
Experience with discovery systems and content management systems preferred
Experience with MS SharePoint preferred

To Applyhttps://asrcfederal.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=195880&src=JB-10041

For more information regarding this position please contact Rachel Holderied, Library Network Coordinator at holderied.rachel@epa.gov
ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law

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Librarian II – Lee County Public Library, Sanford NC

POSITION: LIBRARIAN II

SALARY RANGE: $37,966 – $60,366
GRADE: 66

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Lee County Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Librarian II.

Essential job functions: Collaborate with the local community, organizations, and school district; cultivates and maintains good relationships; ensures that community groups are kept informed of library programs and services; Speaks to civic organizations as spokesperson for the library. Broad knowledge of library policies and procedures. Manages the library department’s budget workflow for purchases and cataloging of large print, audiovisuals, Children’s, Young Adult materials in MUNIS preparing purchase orders and related paperwork.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s 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, ILS software, cataloging experience, web based Content Management System (CMS), programming skills for adult and young adult audiences, and ability to teach online genealogy classes.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
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 5 PM on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Position Start mid May 2017.

Visit http://www.leecountync.gov for more information.

Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lee County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or age.

For questions, please contact Susan Benning, Director, 919-718-4665 ext. 5488.

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Library Associate, Research Services Division (part-time) – High Point Public Library, High Point NC

The City of High Point’s Public Library seeks to fill a part-time (34 hrs/wk) Library Associate position in the Public Computing Center. Individual will provide computer assistance and reference service to the public, which involves communicating in person or on the telephone; assist the public to use software and computer equipment provided in the Public Computing Center; monitor equipment and reports any problems to the supervisor; take responsibility for daily operation of Public Computing Center in conjunction with other unit staff members; assist the unit supervisor in planning and presenting training for the public and library staff as requested; maintain knowledge of and proficiency in use of current and emerging computer software and equipment; and accepts cash, check and credit card payments for copies and faxes.

Position requires an undergraduate degree in liberal arts studies; training and experience in the use of computers, word processing, database management, and other computer software; be able to relate to and communicate effectively with the public, other employees, and supervisors to maintain a positive customer service and work environment. Must have good listening skills; be able to follow written and oral instructions and maintain thorough knowledge of current computer software. Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Public library experience and some retail experience preferred. Salary starts at $13.78 hourly with excellent benefits depending upon qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system. To apply, please visit: 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 March 31, 2017 and you must upload a Cover letter and Resume.

Questions? Please contact City of High Point Human Resources: Yvette Carey, yvette.carey@highpointnc.gov, 336-883-3253 OR Malissa Dance, malissa.dance@highpointnc.gov, 336-883-3255.

The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Directory of Library Services, Lee County Library, Sanford, NC

TITLE: Director of Library Services
LIBRARY: Lee County Library
CITY/STATE: Sanford, NC

SALARY: Salary range is $62,265 to $99,001. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Lee County Government is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and creative person with a strong dedication to customer service to become the Director of Library Services. The Director is responsible for the development and implementation of library strategies, policies and procedures for delivering services, and maintaining a welcoming environment in support of the mission and goals of the library. To succeed in this position, the individual must also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to administer library services within a budget, and the desire to work with community officials and citizens to ensure that community library service needs are met. In collaboration with the Board of Trustees, develops and implements library policy, creates and manages the library’s budget, develops library programs, oversees existing services, introduces new technologies, plans for the library’s future, and has overall responsibility for collection and staff development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualified applicants must have a Master’s degree from an ALA or regionally accredited library or information science program, 3 years’ experience working in a public library, 2 years management experience, and be eligible for NC Public Librarian Certification.

TO APPLY:

Send your detailed resume and a Lee County application to Lee County Human Resources Director, PO Box 1968, Sanford N.C. 27331- 1968.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For questions about this position please contact Joyce D. McGehee,  Human Resources Director, 919-718-4615  ext 5563, jmcgehee@leecountync.gov

This position will remain open until filled. Start date in July, 2017.

We administer Pre-employment Drug Tests, Conduct Criminal Background Investigations, Credit Checks, and Driving History
EOE

 

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Conover-Claremont Branch Librarian, Catawba County Library System, Conover, NC

TITLE: Conover-Claremont Branch Librarian
LIBRARY: Catawba County Library System
CITY: Conover, NC
SALARY: $42,221.90 (Negotiable, Dependent Upon Qualifications)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Catawba County Library System is recruiting for a Professional Librarian with excellent customer and information services, programming, collaboration, and outreach skills, who is enthusiastic about the value of early literacy and lifelong learning.  We invite you to join our efforts to empower lives and build our community by bringing people, information and ideas together.

This position oversees the Conover and Claremont Branch Libraries, and facilitates and provides professional library services to customers of all ages; meeting the needs of the community both in the library and beyond our walls.  The Conover-Claremont Branch Librarian plans, promotes, and implements programs, services, and outreach in collaboration with community partners, both in the library and the community, and provides responsive reference and technology assistance for diverse customers’ information needs. The library provides dynamic services, spaces and technologies to enable all forms of learning, discovery, and research. Work requires excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, and project management in partnering with the public to build collaborative relationships, programs, and services, and to identify positive solutions to obstacles.  Schedule is typically Tuesday-Saturday including some evenings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s Degree in Library Science (ALA accredited preferred), with a preference for prior professional library and supervisory experience
  • NC Public Library Certification (may obtain following hire)
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Experience with technologies including Internet web browsers and productivity software including Microsoft Office Suite, and resume and job searching skills
  • Position is considered light duty, lifting up to 20 pounds on a regular basis

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer and Library Services

  • Provide a full range of welcoming and responsive library services, including reference, circulation, reader’s advisory, technology, workforce development, and instructional services in individual and group settings using print and electronic information resources.
  • Provide highly interactive Every Child Ready to Read story programs to ensure children start school ready to learn and positioned to excel, and promote caregiver engagement in early literacy learning.
  • Provide engaging hands-on learning opportunities to enhance Catawba County students’ interest and knowledge in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) concepts.
  • Work with the Summer Reading team to plan, implement and coordinate the Summer Reading program for children, teens and adults.
  • Create and implement a regular schedule of computer workshops, job skills training and one-on-one assistance to ensure technology access across the community, bridge the digital divide, and to support personal growth and further career readiness for citizens.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and community partners to develop, publicize, and implement a regular schedule of culturally and intellectually diverse life-long learning opportunities and events for all age groups which encourage reading, viewing, and listening and the use of the library facilities and materials.
  • Participate on the Collection Development team to evaluate and select materials for library acquisition and de-selection.
  • Participate on the Technology Team to maintain, evaluate and update branch technology resources, and assists customers individually and in groups.

Collaborative Services

  • Engage in outreach and serve as a liaison to community agencies that serve children and their caregivers, including schools, daycares and preschools, and other community organizations to build community presence and raise awareness of the library’s essential role in early literacy, lifelong learning, and economic revitalization.
  • Work collaboratively with Catawba County School systems to support student learning through implementation of collaborative access and learning project plans.
  • Demonstrated initiative in developing and implementing solutions, programs, projects to connect with the community.

Leadership/Supervision

  • Collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of individuals including library staff, Friends of the Library, City and County agencies and community leaders to develop strategies for engaging the community and moving the Library forward.
  • Facilitate a welcoming library facility and responsive public services by proactively maintaining library facilities, services, collections, and equipment that are convenient, accurate and meet community needs:  promptly addressing facility issues, opening and closing the library, handling emergency situations.
  • Facilitate and contribute in a work environment that encourages high performance, collaboration, innovation and customer service, modeling and ensuring excellence in service with staff and volunteers.
  • Supervise branch staff, manage branch workflows, responsibilities and conduct annual performance evaluations.
  • Administer surveys, prepare statistics and reports related to programming and reference services, and facilitate performance measurements demonstrating successful achievement of library outcomes.
  • Participate in grant seeking and grant project implementation and management.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with staff, other County employees, community leaders and the general public, which includes promoting community interest in library services.
  • Ability to develop collaborations and facilitate successful programming and events with internal and external teams.
  • Ability to represent the library and communicate the library’s mission, strategic plan, and philosophy with internal and external audiences.
  • Extensive experience with technologies including Internet web browsers and productivity software including Microsoft Office Suite, and resume and job searching skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong analytical thinking skills.
  • Ability to perform research using library equipment and resources, and instruct staff and customers in the use of library resources and technologies.
  • Highly motivated, with initiative and ability to work successfully independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to proactively defend free access to information and effectively resolve issues related to intellectual freedom.

 SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS:

Attach a cover letter highlighting your interest in this position, along with your resume.

  1. Tell us how you go about proactively building working relationships with work colleagues, community members, and key stakeholders.
  2. Tell us about library programs or services you have developed and implemented in collaboration with community partners.

TO APPLY: http://www.catawbacountync.gov/HumanResources/JoinOurTeam

For more information regarding this position or for questions please contact Siobhan Loendorf, at sloendorf@catawbacountync.gov, 828-465-8292

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Library Webmaster, Durham County Library, Durham, NC

DATE LISTED: March 14, 2017
TITLE: Library Webmaster
LIBRARY: Durham County Library
CITY: Durham, NC
SALARY: $39,600 – $71,280

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in computer science or a related field and two years of experience in developing or managing websites.

DUTIES: Durham County Library is seeking an experienced, creative, and innovative web developer to design, develop, and manage the Library’s online properties including the website (virtual branch), public catalog, Summer Reading website, online calendar/room reservation system, staff intranet and more.

The individual in this role will lead the redesign of the Library’s website to coincide with the reopening of the renovated Main Library in 2019.

The webmaster will also work with digital collection platforms such as OverDrive, hoopla, Recorded Books and others to integrate these services into the Library’s website using APIs or other means. Provides training on the Library’s websites, electronic resources and other tools to library staff. Maintains and evaluates statistics of Library’s websites, digital collections and electronic resources.

While this position will be a member of the Library’s Technology Management unit, the webmaster will collaborate extremely closely with Durham County Library’s Marketing and Development unit on website content, social media and online marketing of the Library’s programs and initiatives. Contributes to the Library’s social media accounts. Creates graphics for web and social media as needed. Oversees the Library’s e-newsletters and designs and solicits content for the system-wide e-newsletter.

The webmaster provides excellent customer service via email, phone and support ticketing system to internal and external customers. Occasional nights, weekends or on-call duties may be required to support Library initiatives.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skilled in web design and demonstrated proficiency in HTML, CSS and scripting technologies such as PHP and JavaScript.
  • Experience in integrating third party data into websites via APIs or other means.
  • Knowledge of web design best practices.
  • Experience with WordPress preferred.
  • Familiarity with graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create online graphics.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to identify requirements, find and evaluate alternatives, present solutions, make recommendations and follow projects through to completion.
  • Ability to take initiative and use creative and innovative thinking to find solutions.
  • Ability to serve as a team leader, providing coordination and leadership to other team members.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with users, peers and department officials.
  • Ability to provide technical training to library staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Willingness to assist other members of the Technology Management unit as needed to support the goals of the Library.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: March 24, 2017

TO APPLY: Visit https://durhamcountylibrary.org/employment/.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Durham County Government Human Resources at 919-560-7900. or  Matthew Clobridge, Technology Management Administrator,  Durham County Library, Office (919) 560-0128.

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Head, Research Engagement; North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Title: Head, Research Engagement
Library: Department NCSU Libraries
Hours: Monday – Friday; Exempt
Job City & State: Raleigh, NC

Salary Range/Anticipated Hiring Range: Competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience

Position information:
If you enjoy collaborating with researchers and developing innovative services for the research community, consider applying to be the next Head, Research Engagement at the NCSU Libraries. You will lead an engagement-centered program that supports research productivity through access to expert assistance, research-enhancing technologies and spaces, and innovative services across the lifecycle of research, scholarship, and pedagogy. You will envision strategies and lead a team in engaging the research enterprise by continually promoting innovative, effective models for collaboration, and identifying and introducing emerging research services to the community.

 

Minimum Education/Experience:
ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree.

Departmental Required Skills:
• Relevant professional experience in leading and managing research services, including personnel management/supervision
• Demonstrated success engaging and collaborating with faculty to support their research and teaching
• Knowledge of emerging models of research collaboration in library and academic environments, including data and visualization methods, tools, and technologies
• Demonstrated ability to lead projects and teams
• Relevant experience fostering interdisciplinary scholarship and partnerships
• Evidence of effective collaboration with a diverse population of faculty and students
• Excellent interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; and ability to represent the Libraries to university and external audiences
• Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development and contribution

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
• Experience partnering with faculty on grant proposals
• Demonstrated record of budget management and oversight
• Demonstrated experience collaborating with STEM disciplines

Required License or Certification:
n/a

Special Instructions:
Along with application, please attach cover letter, resume, and contact information for four current professional references.

Job Open Date: 03/08/2017
Must Be Open Until: 03/21/2017

To learn more about the NCSU Libraries and to apply for this position, go to http://go.ncsu.edu/headre1

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