University, MS, US, 38677
Department: Library (10000816)
Employee Designation: Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Do you want to join an award-winning research and instruction team? The University of Mississippi Libraries is seeking a flexible, service-oriented team player who is dedicated to supporting teaching and research initiatives while fostering a diverse and inclusive environment at an R1 research institution. Qualified librarians are invited to apply for the Research & Instruction Librarian and Assistant Professor position at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. This is a full-time, tenure-track, 12-month faculty position reporting to the Head of Research & Instruction Services. The successful candidate will:
• Serve as a liaison to the School of Journalism and the departments of Public Policy Leadership, Political Science, and Social Work. Liaisons work with faculty and students to effectively use library resources and services to support their research, instruction, and collection needs;
• Collaborate with internal and external units to support student success goals of both the library and the university by leading and assessing information literacy classes, workshops, orientation activities, and first-year student instruction;
• Provide in-person and on-line research support to a diverse community of students and researchers on the Oxford campus and regional campuses and create LibGuides, tutorials, and exhibits as needed;
• Contribute to librarianship, research, and service at a level appropriate for a tenure-track faculty member of the university.
Salary: $48,000/year and includes the university’s competitive benefits package
Appointment: 12 Month
Assignment Type: Tenure Track
A review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled or an adequate applicant pool is established. Qualified applicants must apply online at careers.olemiss.edu and must include a cover letter highlighting the applicant’s strengths, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Applications are only accepted online; no paper copies are accepted. For accessibility assistance or questions about the position, please email the Head of Research & Instruction Services, Melissa Dennis, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and verification of credentials.
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.
Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
Instruction & Outreach Librarian
About Christian Brothers University:
CBU is committed to creating and maintaining a rigorous and enriching learning experience for our students by providing them the best instruction and support by a superior faculty and staff. CBU encourages opportunities to celebrate diversity in an environment that prepares our students to be global citizens. CBU is an attractive and safe campus environment, and it is quite possibly one of the friendliest campuses anywhere.
If you would like to contribute to these hallmarks of a CBU education, please consider applying for our faculty or staff vacancies through these current employment opportunities.
Promotes the library and information literacy to the campus through individual research assistance and group instruction; produces handouts and tutorials in print and video; produces promotional material about library resources and services; provides reference service in person and online. Working Conditions: Fulltime, M-F, 9:00 AM - 5 PM; one evening per week; weekends in rotation
Christian Brothers University is a Catholic university in the student-centered tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers. CBU fosters academic excellence in a range of programs to prepare students from all faiths and backgrounds for careers and lives informed by the Lasallian values of faith, service, and community.
Christian Brothers University offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, regardless of sex, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability.
Please complete the online application and provide a cover letter, resume/CV, and the names and contact information for three references with your application.
LIBRARY ASSISTANT - Full-time public service position in the Information Services Department at the Main Library of the Central Arkansas Library System. Essential duties include working cooperatively as part of the resource sharing team through checking in returned materials from borrowing libraries, updating lending records in OCLC, packaging and opening mail and courier service deliveries, and other occasional tasks. Additional duties include staffing public service desks including the computer lab, research desk, and our system-wide telephone and chat service. Candidate must be knowledgeable of digital devices, information resources, and must be able to provide instructional assistance in person and remotely. Attention to detail and excellent communication and customer service skills are essential. Must be able to stand long periods of time, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat, and work some evenings and weekends. Salary range starts at $11.61 and includes excellent benefits to include health, dental, vision, company paid life insurance and pension, as well as holiday and paid time off. Please send application and resume to Sarah Mallory at email@example.com with the subject LIBRARY ASSISTANT by Thursday, July 22nd.
LIBRARY SPECIALIST - Full-time public service position in the Information Services Department at the Main Library of the Central Arkansas Library System. Essential duties include working cooperatively as part of the resource sharing team through daily processing and management of time-sensitive interlibrary loan lending requests through OCLC, placing holds on local materials, pulling items from shelves, and updating OCLC records. Communicate with patrons about renewals and status updates. Process incoming borrowed items for CALS patrons and organize and build courier shipments in absence of Resource Sharing Librarian. Other occasional tasks. Additional duties include staffing public service desks including the computer lab, research desk, and our system-wide telephone and chat service. Candidate must be knowledgeable of digital devices, information resources, and must be able to provide instructional assistance in person and remotely. Attention to detail and excellent communication and customer service skills are essential. Must be able to stand long periods of time, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat, and work some evenings and weekends. Salary range starts at $12.42 and excellent benefits to include health, dental, vision, company paid life insurance and pension, as well as holiday and paid time off. Please send application and resume to Sarah Mallory at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject LIBRARY SPECIALIST by Thursday, July 22nd.
LIBRARY CLERK – Part-time 20 hours/week public service position at the Rooker 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 be able to work flexible hours Monday -Saturday . Pay is $11.20 per hour. Benefits include paid time off, holiday pay and eligible to participate in CALS 457 retirement plan. To apply, please send application to email@example.com. Position open until filled.
Minimum 18 yrs. of age or older. Four year college degree or equivalent experience resulting in broad knowledge of a field related to the job, such as accounting, marketing, business administration, agriculture, etc., plus up to six months related experience or training, and three years related management experience or equivalent combination of education and training. Pay is $27,000 per year.
Job duties include:
- Provides children's services to libraries in Faulkner County, which may include preschool programming, summer reading programming for elementary grades, outreach services to rural Head Starts and ABC Preschools, and other community programs.
- Offer appropriate programming for juvenile audiences to include seasonal reading and literacy programs, vocational or college preparation, craft classes, storyboard presentations, movie/video presentations, etc.
- Planning, presenting, and evaluating story time and craft programs for teens and tweens.
- Perform circulation duties including overdues and statistical reporting.
- Perform new materials shelving and materials shelving maintenance and inventory maintenance.
- Assist in materials selection and acquisitions by providing purchase recommendations maintaining costs within budget parameters.
- Oversee young adult area, furniture and presentation. Oversee children's area, furniture and presentation.
- Plan and conduct programs for teens and tweens to encourage reading, viewing, and listening as well as the use of library materials and facilities.
- Confer with teachers, parents, and community groups to assist in developing programs to encourage and improve young adults' communication skills.
- Handle all aspects of scheduling and advertising to promote upcoming events.
- Prepare budgets and reports as needed.
Faulkner County Library
1900 Tyler Street
Conway, Arkansas 72032
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The Central Arkansas Library System seeks a full-time Content Creator for video and audio production to promote CALS’s branches, departments, and services in digital and broadcast media. The Content Creator will work as part of a creative team and will assist in all aspects of creative projects and responsibilities, including advertising, website and social media content, newsletters, presentations, reports, educational content, and other key visual elements. The Content Creator will also assist with technical support for events and meetings (such as streaming and combination in-person and virtual settings). Other duties as assigned. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills and be proficient in Adobe Premiere and After Effects and similar editing and design software. Two years’ experience and a bachelor’s degree in film/video/television production, marketing, communications, art, journalism, media arts or equivalent of education and experience. Salary starts at $37,668 with excellent benefits to include health, dental, vision, company paid life insurance and pension, as well as holiday and paid time off. Submit application, resume, and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading Content Creator–Video and Audio by Monday, July 19.
The White County Regional Library System announces an opening for a full-time (32 hours/week) Children’s Library Services Programmer to develop, prepare, and conduct children’s programs (in person and/or virtually) for our public libraries and outreach locations in White County, Arkansas. Visit the library website, https://whitecountylibraries.org/about/news/job-opening-children-s-services-library-programmer for details and access to the job description and application. Accepting applications through July 16, 2021.
Bentonville Public Library’s seeks to fill a Children’s Librarian position with a person who possesses a passion for working with children and their caregivers, as well as professional library experience and qualifications.
Online applications are being accepted through the City of Bentonville. Additionally, professional resumes with cover letters may be emailed to Hadi Dudley, Library Director at email@example.com.
Works under the supervision of the Library Director and plays an integral role in the library’s team to successfully implement public services, policies, procedures and programs in accordance with the library’s mission.
This supervisory role requires strong communication skills, leadership qualities and professional library experience. Works as a team leader in development and delivery of library services to the community. Upholds the American Library Association’s Code of Ethics Library Bill of Rights and Freedom to Read Statements.
Departmental responsibilities include: planning, implementing, promoting, presenting and growing collections, programs and services for youth, ages 0-12, in our community.
Attendance at work and the ability to get along with the public, supervisors, and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Must be able to handle stressful situations. Other duties may be assigned. A complete job description is available upon request.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution is required. Five to ten years professional library experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Hiring Salary: $27.01 – $45.92 per hour, DOE
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM (40 hours / week). The position includes working one evening every week and one Saturday every month, rotating with other librarians. Candidates must have schedule flexibility to best provide user services and to meet the Library’s responsibility to patrons.
Northwestern State University libraries seeks an applicant for a 12-month full time ( 40 hour a week) faculty position for Reference and Library Instruction. This person will be responsible for providing reference services and creating courses and teaching library instruction.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.
To Apply: l) Submit a letter of application 2) updated resume, 3) Official transcripts and 4) a list of three professional references with complete contact information to:
Mary Linn Wernet, University Archivist and chair of search committee, Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA 71497 or email Wernet@nsula.edu.
The successful candidate will be subject to a background check, as a condition of employment.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION (FULL DISCLOSURE)
It has been, and will continue to be, the policy of Northwestern State University to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on job related standards and must comply with the principles of equal employment opportunity.
In keeping with this policy, the University will continue to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels the most qualified persons without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, veteran status, or retirement status. All personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, training, and education are administered without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, veteran status, or retirement status.
The University is committed to equal opportunity for student success by providing access to educational programs, tuition assistance, and social and recreational activities for all students without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, veteran status, or retirement status.
Additionally, the University provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.
Student complaints or inquiries related to Title IX should be directed to the Director of Advocacy and Title IX Coordinator, Kim Johnson Liner (318-357-5570), Room 308 of the Friedman Student Union or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Employee Title IX issues should be directed to the Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Human Resources, Veronica M. Biscoe (318-357-6359), Room 111 Caspari Hall or email email@example.com.
In accordance with Section 35.106 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), all participants, applicants, organizations, and interested individuals are advised and notified that the ADA Coordinator for Northwestern State University for facilities is the Director of University Affairs, Jennifer Kelly (318-357-4300), located in New Fine Arts, 104 Central Avenue, Ste. 102 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For student academic services, contact the Director of Access and Disability Support, Randi Washington (318-357-5460) located in Room 108-C Watson Memorial Library or email email@example.com. For faculty/staff accommodations and services, contact Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Human Resources, Veronica M. Biscoe (318-357-6359), Room 111 Caspari Hall or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Inquiries regarding employment application status should be made to the individual receiving the application packet.
Department: Watson Library
o Provide reference services in several media: face-to-face, email, telephone, online
o Supervise, train, and evaluate personnel assigned to reference, including student workers
o Keep up with changes in databases and other electronic resources
o Evaluate and maintain the reference collection
o Participate in professional development via webinars, conferences, and professional literature
o Develop a curriculum-based information literacy program
o Create instructional material, activities, and online guides that encourage critical thinking
o Explore emerging technology and media that support the library's instructional goals
o Provide library instruction through a variety of venues including face-to-face and online
o Institute assessments that measure the impact of library instruction on student learning outcomes
o Pursue outreach opportunities ,md build teaching and research relationships with university faculty
General (Reports to the Library Director)
o Create statistical reports ,md assessments as needed
o Work collaboratively with other library departments
o Be active in appropriate library organizations
o Liaison with assigned departments
o Participate in library outreach and programming activities
o Perform professional activities as indicated in the Faculty Handbook to earn tenure
o Work nights and weekends as needed; perform other duties as required
BRANCH MANAGER – Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center – The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is seeking a full-time, team-oriented, experienced librarian to lead our Children’s Library and Learning Center. The facility and extensive grounds include a teaching kitchen, greenhouse, garden and urban farming space, recording studio, and other spaces for creativity and hands-on learning—as well as the traditional library spaces. This library serves a diverse population from across Little Rock. Candidates must possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm for working with people of all ages and backgrounds. Responsibilities include administering day-to-day library operations; training, supervising, and evaluating staff; overseeing and coordinating programming; and proactive outreach to the community. An ALA-accredited MLS or comparable degree, or significant work towards such a degree, is required. Candidate must have at least 3 years library supervisory experience. Schedule may include some nights and weekends. Starting pay range is $50,336 and includes excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, company paid pension and life insurance. Please send application and resume to email@example.com by July 9, 2021.
Access Services Assistant, Tahlequah
Summer Schedule Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Academic Year Schedule Sunday - Thursday evenings
HUMAN RESOURCES INFORMATION TO APPLICANTS
Northeastern State University is an Oklahoma State agency. In accordance with such, any applicant hired for this position must provide a social security card to Human Resources during the hiring process.
This position provides the first line of public service for library patrons and ensures that libraries are open at appropriate times. In addition to providing students and researchers with access to the physical libraries, the Access Services Assistant connects patrons with appropriate sources, services, spaces, interfaces, or staff members to meet their research needs.
Answers telephone and greets patrons. Provides directional information and assistance.
Provides basic assistance to patrons using library technology and equipment.
Supervises and helps train student assistants in Access Services functions including checking materials in and out, updating patron records, and re-shelving library materials.
Performs tasks such as checking materials in and out, updating patron records, receiving library fines and fees, and re-shelving library materials.
Helps prepare the library for opening and closing.
Processes incoming and outgoing Interlibrary Loan requests.
Assists university faculty with course reserve requests, including the resolution of copyright issues.
Refers patrons with complex informational needs to appropriate Research and Instructional Services librarians.
Contact campus police to deal with disruptive or problem patrons.
Participates in collection shifting.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
Approachability and knowledge of library sources and services.
Excellent one-on-one teaching skills and knowledge of the latest library interfaces.
Knowledge of circulation processes and basic knowledge of the library’s classification systems. Requires supervisory skills.
Knowledge of circulation processes and basic knowledge of the library’s classification systems.
Diplomatic assertiveness in dealing with patrons who may be eager to enter or reluctant to leave. Requires observation skills to ensure everything is prepared and secure.
Knowledge of technical Interlibrary Loan interfaces and occasional diplomacy skills in maintaining relationships with partner institutions.
Current knowledge of best copyright practices (which are continually changing) and tactful communication skills.
Strong interviewing skills and a basic understanding of disciplinary distinctions in higher education.
Good observations skills and decisiveness.
Basic understanding of the library’s classification systems.
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
The work consists of related administrative and client services duties. The need for tactful communication and occasional conflicts between patron satisfaction and the need to provide effective stewardship of library resources may contribute to the complexity of the position.
The purpose of this position is to provide effective access services to students, faculty, and other library clients. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of those operations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work is typically performed while standing or walking, and while intermittently sitting at a desk, standing, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects and occasionally lifts moderately heavy objects.
The work is typically performed indoors in a library setting. Work may expose the employee to dust.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a high school diploma.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years of experience or service. Experience with public service and/or prior library experience is beneficial but not necessary. Training is provided by the Access Services Librarian, with input from Research and Instructional Services librarians. Previous experience as a part-time student assistant is common; individuals without this experience would require additional training.
Some college coursework is preferred.
Annual salary of $22,692.00 with excellent benefits including generous leave time.
Projected hire date July 12, 2021
Applications accepted until June 30, 2021
NOTE: Posting will close to applicants at ll:59 p.m., CST, on the date above. An application cannot be changed after it has been submitted.
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