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  • 17 Apr 2019 2:47 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University is looking for a Library Support Assistant to work Saturdays-Wednesdays (off Thursdays and Fridays). We are looking for a dependable person to open the library on weekends, provide assistance at the service desk, train and supervise student workers, and provide tours. Salary is currently $19,798 a year, but should be adjusted in July under Arkansas Act 763. Applications are due 12:01am on 4/23 (so make sure you get your applications in Monday night!).

    For full description and to apply, please visit: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=40&rid=24289

  • 17 Apr 2019 2:46 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    LIBRARY CLERK – Part-time 20 hours/week public service position in the Patron Services department at the Main Library.  Seeking energetic, customer service-oriented applicant with exceptional sorting ability, great attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.  Essential duties include shelving items, shelf reading, emptying book bins, working circulation desk, and answering patron questions.  Must be able to stand long periods of time, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat and work  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9am-2pm.  Salary is $10.00 per hour.  To apply, please send application to patronservicesjobs@cals.org by noon on Friday, April 26.

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities/

  • 9 Apr 2019 6:43 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    National Park College is seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve as Library Director. This position provides leadership, planning, and administration of the NPC library programs and services in support of teaching and learning.

    Duties:

    The Library Director will provide strategic vision and leadership for the library and will develop library initiatives that enhance student learning both on-campus and online in collaboration with faculty and staff. The Director will build progressive collection development plans and integrate appropriate technologies into library services, as well as nurture an organizational culture of collegiality and service within the library and on campus. Leading all aspects of library administration (including long-term planning, budget development, personnel selection and supervision, outreach, facilities management, and ongoing assessment of library resources) will also be duties of the position. The Director will provide library and educational consulting on campus committees and projects, articulating process alternatives and outcomes. The Director reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

    Playing a key leadership role on campus, promoting library resources, applying new library and educational technologies, providing information literacy instruction, and assisting faculty with open educational resources and integration of digital content into the course management system will also be responsibilities.

    The Director will also maintain currency with issues and trends in professional librarianship through participation in local, state, regional, and national associations and by developing an active network of peers who are resources for best practices and solutions.

    Qualifications:

    · A Master of Library Science degree from an accredited institution.

    · Five or more years of experience in an academic library with progressive responsibilities.

    · Demonstrated skill in a wide range of technologies common to academic librarianship.

    · Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse community and demonstrated supervisory competence.

    · A strong understanding of new and developing trends in higher education.

    Application Instructions:

    For consideration, please submit a cover letter; resume or CV; a statement of professional philosophy; transcripts; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically to humanresources@np.edu.

    Applications from qualified individuals will be guaranteed consideration if received by May 3, 2019, but will be accepted until the position is filled. First round applicants will be notified by early May, and on-campus visits for finalists will begin soon after that. The new Library Director will begin on July 1, 2019.

  • 4 Apr 2019 1:38 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Conveniently located about an hour north of Dallas and four miles south of the Texas-Oklahoma border, Denison, Texas, is a dynamic city with a welcoming, small town atmosphere and a population of 24,380. The Denison Public Library has been awarded the Achievement of Excellence in Libraries Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association consecutively for the last four years and has proven to be an innovative, dynamic resource for all ages in the community. A creative and diverse collection of materials and all-inclusive program offerings, as well as the addition of a music lab and makerspace, make the Denison Public Library a valuable asset to the community.

    The City of Denison is seeking a participatory, forward-thinking leader who is dedicated to public service, quality customer service, results-oriented management, and continuous improvement to serve as its new Library Director. A Master of Library Science degree from an ALA Accredited college or university is strongly preferred. The selected candidate must have five to seven years of progressively responsible management level experience in the operation of a public library. A valid driver's license with a driving record sufficient for coverage by the City's auto liability carrier is a requirement for this position.

    The chosen candidate should have knowledge of:

    • Municipal organizations and functions
    • Record keeping and records management programs, particularly related to municipalities
    • Principles and practices of urban library functions and organization
    • Modern office procedures, practices, and equipment
    • Advanced principles and practices of budget preparation and administration
    • Principles of supervision, training and development, and effective change management
    • Federal, state, and local laws rules and regulations pertaining to areas of responsibility

    The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $70,000, depending on qualifications.

    Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

    For more information on this position contact:

    Bob Turner, Senior Vice President

    Strategic Government Resources

    BobTurner@GovernmentResource.com

    903-279-8604

  • 2 Apr 2019 11:19 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    LIBRARY CLERK – Part-time 20/week public service position at the Dee Brown Library.  Seeking energetic, customer service-oriented applicant with exceptional sorting ability, great attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.  Essential duties include shelving items, shelf reading, emptying book bins, working circulation desk, and answering patron questions.  Must be able to stand long periods of time, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat and work every Saturday and some mornings.  Salary is $10.00 per hour.  To apply, please send application to deebrownlibraryjobs@cals.org by noon on Friday, April 12.

    LIBRARY CLERK – Two Part-time 20/week public service positions at the Children’s Library.  Seeking energetic, customer service-oriented applicant with exceptional sorting ability, great attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.  Essential duties include shelving items, shelf reading, emptying book bins, working circulation desk, and answering patron questions.  Must be able to stand long periods of time, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat and work afternoons and weekends.  Salary is $10.00 per hour.  To apply, please send application to childrenslibraryjobs@cals.org by noon on Friday, April 12.

    LIBRARY CLERK – Part-time 20/week public service position at Fletcher Library.  Seeking energetic, customer service-oriented applicant with exceptional sorting ability, great attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.  Essential duties include shelving items, shelf reading, emptying book bins, working circulation desk, and answering patron questions.  Must be able to stand long periods of time, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat and work Monday evenings, weekday mornings and Saturdays.  Salary is $10.00 per hour.  To apply, please send application to fletcherlibraryjobs@cals.org by noon on Friday, April 12.

    LIBRARY CLERK – Part-time 20/week public service position at Sanders Library.  Seeking energetic, customer service-oriented applicant with exceptional sorting ability, great attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.  Essential duties include shelving items, shelf reading, emptying book bins, working circulation desk, and answering patron questions.  Must be able to stand long periods of time, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat and must be able to work some nights and weekends.  Salary is $10.00 per hour.  To apply, please send application to sanderslibraryjobs@cals.org by noon on Friday, April 12.

    LIBRARY ASSISTANT – Part-time 20 hour/week public service position at the Williams Library.  Seeking energetic, customer service-oriented applicant with excellent communication, attention to detail and reader’s advisory skills.  Essential duties include checking materials in and out, answering patron questions, registering patrons for library cards, some information searching and shelving and assisting with after school crowd control.  Familiarity with technology, data input, digital media, and ability to do instructional assistance on devices.  Familiarity with popular reading and entertainment materials desirable. Must be willing to work afternoons, and Saturdays as well as be able to work with many after school children.  Salary is $10.78 per hour.  To apply, please send resume and application to williamslibraryjobs@cals.org by noon Friday, April 12.

    RECEIVING CLERK – Central Arkansas Library System is seeking a part-time 25 hour/week receiving clerk to work in the mailroom at the Main Library.  Essential duties include operation and maintenance of postage machine (MailOne software); receiving, sorting, and posting of mail for 14 branches; preparing mail and packages for pickup by USPS; assisting maintenance and patrons with loading and unloading items at receiving dock; preparing UPS shipments and transporting packages and freight around Library Square.  Candidate must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time and must be able to lift, push and pull 70 lbs.  Some computer experience required.  Work hours are Monday-Friday 8am-1pm. Salary starting at $10.78/hr. Submit application and resume to Chris Ketterman at securityjobs@cals.org by noon Friday, April 12.

     

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities/

  • 2 Apr 2019 10:46 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)
    The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is accepting applications to fill the position of Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian works under the supervision of the Associate Library Director. Duties and responsibilities may include:
    • ·       Coordinates daily services within Archives and Special Collections.
    • ·       Inventories and creates databases of archives and special collections resources.
    • ·       Coordinates with colleagues to establish and maintain a library repository.
    • ·       Serves as a Library Liaison for assigned Degree programs.
    • ·       Assists in writing reports, grants and other library documents.
    • ·       Publishes in peer-reviewed journals.
    • ·       Supervises and evaluates staff in designated areas.
    • ·       Assists in planning library programs and events.
    • ·       Participates in university committees and events.
    • ·       Follow ACRL standards for librarians.
    • ·       Performs other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications: Master of Science Degree in Library Science (MSLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school of library science with a specialization in Academic Librarianship.

    Salary: $42,000.00

    Qualified individuals should send a professional vitae, three letters of reference and the MSLS Degree transcript to:

    Library Director
    University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

    1200 N. University Drive, Mail Slot 4930
    Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

    "UAPB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in E-Verify"

  • 2 Apr 2019 10:35 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Employment Terms

    This is a salaried position for approximately 30 hours per week with the County of Clark, but is employed directly by the County Library.  This position is eligible for a benefits package that includes health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation. Salary is $17,000 per year. Interested parties must submit a resume to clarkcountylibrary@gmail.com for consideration. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Position Definition

    1.     Responsible for planning and directing children's library programs and monitoring children’s behavior.

    2.     Responsible for a variety of technical procedures, cataloging, maintaining administrative records and files, and complex clerical and typing work.

    3.     Responsible for routine circulation, shelf maintenance and clerical functions using automated circulation system.

    General Duties

    1.     planning and implementing children’s programs

    2.     monitoring behavior of children

    3.     carrying out library acquisition procedures

    4.     cataloging materials

    5.     entering materials in automated database

    6.     processing circulating materials to make them shelf ready

    7.     repairs circulating materials

    8.     assistance in file and records maintenance

    9.     checking books in and out

    10.  shelving library materials

    11.  data inputting

    12.  telephone answering

    13.  researching and answering reference inquiries


    Additional Duties

    Recommends purchase of items. Assists library patrons in use of library services. Attends meetings and participates in professional development. Performs duties in other library divisions as needed. Promotes library events, activities, and needs to the public. Posts information for public. Troubleshoots equipment. General clerical duties. General janitorial tasks. Other duties as assigned.

    Supervised By

    Receives general supervision from the Circulation Manager with oversight by the Library Director.

    Qualifications Profile

    A high school diploma required. Some college and/or library work experience preferred. Strong computer skills, the ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing), and the ability to read, write, and alphabetize, is required.  A preferred candidate detailed oriented, organized, and motivated to learn. Must be able to interact well with children. Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs.

  • 18 Mar 2019 8:13 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)
    Lyon College seeks a full-time Public Services Librarian to serve in its Mabee-Simpson Library (MSL). The MSL provides services to students, staff, faculty, and community members.

    Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Public Services Librarian coordinates and supervises public services (including reference, interlibrary loan, and circulation services); conducts bibliographic instruction; and participates in collection development. This position also assists with the creation of online research guides, video tutorials, and conducting library outreach.

    Required Qualifications: master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited post- secondary institution; exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; broad knowledge in all varieties of social media; and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.

    Preferred Qualifications: work experience in a library, preferably academic; experience with all facets of interlibrary loan; acquaintance and use of OCLC’s Worldshare integrated library system; and a second master’s degree.

    The position is available July 1, 2019 and is a twelve-month appointment.

    Lyon College is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area and named by USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 24 states and 15 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.5 and an average ACT composite of 24 and SAT score of 1117. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Mr. Donald R. Taylor, Director of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to jobs@lyon.edu with “Public Services Librarian” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about Lyon College go to www.lyon.edu.

    Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with respect to the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. It is the continuing policy of Lyon College to comply with any applicable state and federal law regarding equal employment opportunities.

  • 14 Mar 2019 7:53 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    System AV Manager – Full-time public service position in Patron Services Department at the Main Library. Responsibilities include maintenance of audio-visual collection, conducting training for new hires and existing staff, checking materials in and out, answering phones, registering patrons for library cards, some information searching and shelving. Good organizational skills and being detail oriented a must. Familiarity with technology, digital media, ability to do instructional assistance on devices, and excellent communication and customer service skills are required. Familiarity with popular reading and entertainment materials desirable. Some evenings and Saturdays required. Pay starts at $25,256 plus benefits. Send resume and application to: Mike Brooks, patronservicesjobs@cals.org by noon on March 27, 2019.

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities/  

     

  • 1 Mar 2019 11:48 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Adult Programmer – full-time public service position at Williams Library. Central Arkansas Library System seeks energetic, flexible, team-oriented applicants with a strong commitment to public service to create and implement adult programs. Responsibilities include planning in-branch and outreach programs for adults, creating displays, designing printed and digital materials and promotions, working public service desk, answering patron questions, information searching, shelving and assisting with afterschool crowd control. Excellent communication, technology and customer service skills are required. Must be able to work well with adults and children, and cooperatively with staff and public. Experience with adult programming desirable. Familiarity with adult literature and popular media desirable. Weekends required.  Starting pay $25,625 plus excellent benefits.  Submit resume and application to: Latina Sheard, williamslibraryjobs@cals.org.  This position closes at noon on  March 14.

     

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities/

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