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  • 16 Nov 2022 6:50 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Central Arkansas Library System is in search of an outstanding, outgoing individual to lead and coordinate children and youth activities at the Terry Library. This Youth Programmer will be a 40-hour per week full-time public service position with responsibilities to include planning and actively carrying out a variety of activities for children and families both inside the library and out in the community. Activities include storytime, crafting, afterschool events, and other creative endeavors. This job also involves introducing and suggesting books and authors that promote early literacy to families. Assistance with front desk duties, excellent customer service skills, and technology assistance, along with working some evenings and every other Saturday, is required. Salary range starts at $16.26 per hour and includes excellent benefits such as health, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, holiday pay, paid time off and pension. Please send resume and application to Jennifer Cordell at terrylibraryjobs@cals.org with Youth Programmer in the subject line. Position opened until filled.

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities


  • 15 Nov 2022 12:58 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Youth Services Librarian plans, promotes and presents a theme-based program of stories, songs poetry and activities appropriate for the children in all the Crawford County Libraries and the Head Start Programs and some ABC Programs as assigned. They also plan, promote and present summer reading programs based on a theme for 6-8 weeks in length, and more. The job is 40 hours/week, and hours are Tuesday-Saturday at varying times. Starting pay is $12.00/hour, benefits included. Must have High School Diploma. College degree and experience with children and youth library program preferred. Please send a resume to dfears@crawfordcountylib.org by Friday, December 2 at 5pm.

  • 14 Nov 2022 1:59 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Job Summary

    Serves as the library's embedded liaison to faculty, students, and staff at one of ULM"s colleges.  Provides instruction, reference assistance, and information-literacy planning in person and via email during business hours.  This is a tenure-track position.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    ·         User instruction and scholarly engagement.

    ·         Collaboration with the dean's office and the teaching faculty of the assigned college to plan library instruction and information literacy teaching activities.

    ·         Collaborating closely with the various schools under the respective college.

    ·         Assistance with traditional (print) and electronic resources such as the online catalog and web-based sources.

    ·         Liaison and collection development activities in an area determined by interest, credentials and need.

    ·         Promoting library use skills to all groups of the university community, in-person or by email.

    ·         Review and edit newly submitted graduate theses and dissertations.

    ·         Service to the library, university, community, and profession

    ·         Other duties as assigned by the Library Director, as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s degree in Library Science
    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Supplemental Information

    An interest in the health sciences or STEM-related disciplines is encouraged.

    Working Conditions:

    Regular interaction with students, faculty, employees, and members of the public while embedded in the facilities of a ULM college. Will also have an office in the library. Exposure to allergens such as dust from books, shelves, rooms, or buildings.

    Link to Apply

    https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/ulm/jobs/3793676/general-reference-librarian

  • 7 Nov 2022 1:11 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    We are seeking a Youth Services Librarian to join our Callaway County team! We are looking for a librarian who is committed to customer service, excellent communication, teamwork, learning and personal growth.

    Principle Responsibilities:

    •          Provide expertise in the delivery of library services to all patrons in Callaway County, including both branches (Fulton and Holts Summit).
    •          Develop and present engaging library programs for children and young adults in Callaway County.
    •          Collaborate with the collection management team to shape and maintain the children and young adult collections.
    •          Mentor library staff in providing library services to the public.
    •          Maintain a working knowledge of trends in public library services.

    Requirements:

    •         ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies (or in process).
    •         2-3 years of relevant public library work experience, strongly preferred.
    •          Strong technology skills, including knowledge of digital library services.
    •          Experience with reader’s advisory, reference, training/teaching, and programming strongly preferred.
    •         Class E Missouri driver’s license and excellent driving record.

    Schedule: Full-time, exempt position-working 40 hours per week. Schedule includes hours in both Fulton and Holts Summit branches and will be determined based on the needs of the department.

    Benefits: We offer an excellent benefits package including: paid time off, personal days, holiday pay; health, dental, life and vision insurance available; 401(k) retirement plan, LAGERS pension; and employee assistance program.

    Salary: $47,112.00 annual starting salary (effective 1/1/23)

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but first consideration given to applications received by December 5, 2022. Please use the online application process to submit your information. We strongly encourage applicants to submit a resume and cover letter. For further information, contact Human Resources at (573) 443-3161 or hr@dbrl.org.

    The Daniel Boone Regional Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to social, ethnic and cultural diversity.

  • 7 Nov 2022 1:08 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    We are seeking a Librarian to join our Callaway County team! We are looking for a librarian who is committed to customer service, excellent communication, teamwork, learning and personal growth.

     Principle Responsibilities:

    • Provide expertise in the delivery of library services to all patrons in Callaway County, including both branches (Fulton and Holts Summit).
    • Develop and deliver engaging presentations and programming as a library representative to community groups.
    • Plan and provide outreach and other specialized library related services.  
    • Mentor library staff in providing library services to the public.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of trends in public library services.

    Requirements:

    • ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies (or in process).
    • 2-3 years of relevant public library work experience, strongly preferred. 
    • Strong technology skills, including knowledge of digital library services.  
    • Experience with reader’s advisory/reference, public speaking, community networking, and library advocacy strongly preferred.
    • Class E Missouri driver’s license and excellent driving record.

    Schedule:Full-time, exempt position-working 40 hours per week. Schedule includes hours in both Fulton and Holts Summit branches and will be determined based on the needs of the department.

     Benefits: We offer an excellent benefits package including: paid time off, personal days, holiday pay; health, dental, life and vision insurance available; 401(k) retirement plan, LAGERS pension; and employee assistance program.

     Salary: $47,112.00 annual starting salary (effective 1/1/23) 

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but first consideration given to applications received by December 5, 2022. Please use the online application process to submit your information. We strongly encourage applicants to submit a resume and cover letter. For further information, contact Human Resources at (573) 443-3161 or hr@dbrl.org.

     The Daniel Boone Regional Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to social, ethnic and cultural diversity.

  • 3 Nov 2022 10:06 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    We welcome you to join CALS as The Director of Equity and Community Resources. In this position, you will work along key members of the CALS leadership team, reporting directly to the executive director. The DECR is responsible for the development and support of community-facing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, programs, and partnerships ensuring that community engagement efforts reach underserved and marginalized populations and are designed and delivered with cultural sensitivity and maximum effectiveness. This position also oversees the Rock It Lab, Community Resources department, CALS community liaisons and outreach coordinator.  We are hoping to find a diverse and inclusive individual with exceptional communication, strong interpersonal and relationship skills, and the ability to innovate and manage change comfortably in a highly collaborative, agile environment. Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Library Science, Education, Social Work, Human Resource, or another related field is required, plus five years of relevant experience with at least two years in a leadership role managing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives or a combination of education and experience. A post-graduate degree in one of the above areas and/or experience in fundraising, community/media relations, and education outreach is preferred. Salary range starts at $73,860 and includes excellent benefits. To apply, please send a cover letter, application, and resume to adminjobs@cals.org with the heading “DECR.” Position is open until filled.

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities

  • 3 Nov 2022 7:38 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, is seeking a Public Relations and Marketing Manager. The main responsibilities include developing and implementing PR campaigns and media relations strategies; managing PR issues with crisis management expertise; collaborating with the in-house graphic designer on campaigns, promotional material and publications, designs, events, and social media posts; preparing a monthly newsletter; representing and promoting the library at various community events; preparing and distributing press releases; addressing inquiries from the media; working with our IT department to manage the library’s website; building positive relationships with stakeholders, media, and the public; organizing PR events and serving as the library’s spokesperson; seeking opportunities for sponsorships for events; tracking media coverage and following industry trends; preparing and submitting PR reports to the library director. 

    Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or related field; three years’ experience in Public Relations and Marketing; strong communication ability; background in researching, writing, and editing publications; and the ability to work well under pressure. This position requires a valid driver’s license.

    This is a full-time position and salary is negotiable. Benefits include a generous paid time off plan, paid health and dental insurance, and APERS retirement. PTO and insurance benefits amount to approximately $10,000 in value per year.

    If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and list of professional references to Kate Huss, Human Resources Associate/Assistant Business Manager, at khuss@libraryinjonesboro.org or mailed to 315 West Oak Avenue, Jonesboro, AR 72401. The library will be accepting resumes until 5pm on December 2, 2022.

  • 1 Nov 2022 12:59 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Eureka Springs Carnegie Library Board of Trustees seeks an experienced leader to serve as the next director of our beloved library to plan and coordinate all activities of the library and the development of library facilities to best serve the needs of our vibrant community. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Deadline to return completed applications is Wednesday, November 30th at 5pm. To obtain an application come by the library or go to https://eurekalibrary.org/apply

    • Starting salary - $34,500 to $38,200 based on education and experience.
    • Medical benefits through UnitedHealthcare.
    • Dental benefits through Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield.
    • Retirement benefits with Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.
    • FT-35 hrs per week/one-week vacation after one year of employment, additional days added in succeeding years of employment.
  • 31 Oct 2022 1:39 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Lubbock, known as “The Hub City,” is situated at the center of the scenic South Plains, between the Permian Basin and Texas Panhandle. The City is home to more than 265,000 residents who enjoy the area’s mild climate, beautiful sunsets, and a wide range of recreational and cultural amenities. Lubbock provides a high quality of life that combines the art, leisure, and entertainment opportunities of a major metropolitan area with the friendly hospitality and charm of a small community.

    The Library Director plans and manages operations and activities required to provide an effective library system to the Lubbock community. This position offers professional library and research services and supervises the daily operations of the library and its collections. This includes ensuring that patrons are served efficiently and effectively, library materials are current and accessible, and department policies and procedures reflect the latest best practices.

    The City of Lubbock seeks an energetic, resourceful, and customer-focused professional to lead an exceptional team delivering library services to a diverse and supportive community. This is a highly dynamic, visible position that directly communicates with board members, Friends of the Library, and library patrons on a continual basis. The ideal candidate believes in the mission of libraries and has the technical and analytical skills necessary to help the department plan and achieve its goals. The new director will be actively invested in the City of Lubbock — visible, approachable, and accessible within the libraries and community. They will need excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and will understand how to be politically savvy without becoming political. The successful candidate should be able to empower, coach and engage library personnel and create a collaborative team environment.

    This position requires a master’s degree in library science or a closely related field and at least five years of progressively responsible experience in a moderately sized library system. Experience working in local government, with boards and commissions, and as a library manager or director is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will be considered. Please note that the successful candidate will be required to live within the City of Lubbock.

    The City of Lubbock is offering a salary range of $97,429 to $154,733 for this position, depending on qualifications and experience. 

    Please apply online: http://www.governmentresource.com/recruitment-employer-resources/open-recruitments/lubbock-tx-library-director

    For more information on this position contact:

    Marsha Reed, Senior Vice President

    MarshaReed@GovernmentResource.com

    806-789-9641

  • 24 Oct 2022 9:17 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The TTUHSC Libraries in Lubbock is currently accepting applications for a Reference and Research Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Managing Director, the incumbent will provide reference and research assistance, serve as liaison for the School of Nursing, and provide instruction to students, faculty, and staff. Supervisory responsibilities include providing ongoing direction and supervision of the Lubbock Interlibrary Loan department. This position includes an opportunity for non-tenured faculty associate appointment in the TTUHSC School of Medicine.

    ABOUT US

    Located on the South Plains of West Texas, TTUHSC is a growing clinical and research institution with an enrollment of over 5,300 students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Population and Public Health, and School of Pharmacy. There are three physical campuses in Amarillo, Lubbock, and Odessa that support on-campus and distance education students. Nearby Texas Tech University is a vibrant, innovative academic center with over 40,000 students and a rich cultural atmosphere.

    JOB DETAILS

    Salary: $56,000 per year with excellent benefits including ample paid vacation and holidays as well as a generous professional development program including funding for conference attendance and training.

    Job Type: Full-time, onsite.

    Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

    Benefits: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/human-resources/benefits.aspx

    To Apply: Access the TTUHSC employment site at http://jobs.ttuhsc.edu. Select Staff Jobs. Enter requisition number 30966BR or search by job title “Unit Manager”. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is an AAE/EOE/ADA employer.

    WHAT YOU WILL DO:

    - Participate in the reference, liaison, and education functions of the library that includes orientations and training sessions, in-person and virtual reference assistance, and liaison support for the School of Nursing.

    - Develop informational materials such as tutorials and instructional videos addressing information literacy and evidence-based concepts.

    - Communicate library services and resources to onsite and distance students, faculty, and staff.

    - Maintain and enhance LibGuides content pertaining to areas of responsibility.

    - Provide assistance with the Libraries’ systematic review service.

    - Provide ongoing direction and supervision of the Interlibrary Loan department.

    - Coordinate Friends’ of the Library and contract services.

    -IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL NEED:

    - Master of Library Science or its equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution

    - Minimum of 2 years of experience working in libraries with demonstrated increased levels of responsibility.

    - Experience providing library instruction in a college or university setting.

    - Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and trends in copyright.

    If you have any questions about the position, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the search committee chair, Stephanie Shippey (stephanie.shippey@ttuhsc.edu)

     

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