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Posting Date: May 29, 2018 Removal date: Until Filled
Location: OXFORD, MS
Position: YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN
Department: OXFORD, MS
Status: P Exempt Non-Exempt (Full-Time)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Youth Services Librarian leads all aspects of youth service at the branch, including:
BENEFITS AND SALARY:
Salary range: $ 39,500 to 45,000 annually. Benefits includes medical, dental, vision & life insurance; participation in PERS of Mississippi Retirement Plan.
Arkansas State University in Northeast Arkansas is hiring our first ever Institutional Repository Librarian! We're looking for someone to help launch our institutional repository and to work with faculty and students to collect, organize, and preserve the scholarly output of campus. The basic details are below. Please click the title for the full posting.
Institutional Repository Librarian
Closing 10/26/23 (Apply before the 26th)
The Saline County Library is seeking a bright, dynamic, and enthusiastic Cataloging Librarian for our Technical Services Team at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Saline County.
Governed by a five-member Board, the Library serves the 122,437 Saline County residents with a dedicated staff of 50 and a $3 million annual operating budget from two locations – the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library (Benton) and the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library (Bryant). We will also be opening a new Branch in East End soon.
Saline County in central Arkansas is one of Arkansas' fastest growing and most prosperous counties. Ideally located near bustling Little Rock, Saline County residents enjoy a quality of life in their varied smaller cities and towns while appreciating the ready access to the entertainment, shopping, and cultural offerings of the state capitol. Saline County offers excellent school systems, a growing hospital, retail and other amenities. Bishop Park in Bryant and the Riverside Center in Benton provide the communities with access to fitness and aquatic facilities, baseball, soccer and multipurpose fields and the Boys and Girls Club. Other parks, waterways, golf courses, and the nearby Ouachita National Forest offer outdoor recreation. Saline County has it all – including a low cost of living and unemployment rate. Learn more about Saline County here.
The Cataloging Librarian is responsible for cataloging materials for the Saline County Library.
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university (or progress towards a degree) plus 2 years of public library experience. The successful applicant needs to be friendly and self-motivated with a professional demeanor.
Salary range: $34,673.60 - $52,020.80 depending upon experience. Benefits package including paid health and dental insurance, with a 15.32% match in Arkansas Public Employees Retirement.
Apply at https://sclibrary.bamboohr.com/careers/109 Position open until filled.
Community Library Center of the Ozarks
September 20, 2023
City, State & County:
Branson/Hollister, Missouri, Taney County
$65,000+ (negotiable based on experience)
Type of Position:
Full-Time, with benefits
Graduate Degree (preference for a Master’s in Library Science)
Description & DetailsThe Community Library Center of the Ozarks seeks an innovative and proven community-building leader as its Executive Library Director to the newly formed Library. On August 8, 2023, voters in the county’s subdistrict approved a library levy. The newly established Taney County Library will serve the residents of the school subdistrict of Branson and Hollister.
The Taney County Library Board is looking for a dynamic director who will transform the existing Taneyhills Library, a private library which has served the community for over 90 years, and its assets into a publicly funded facility.
This is a truly unique opportunity to create a vibrant community asset and dramatically increase library services. The director will work with the Taney County Library Board to implement or increase new and existing services, hire staff, and foster community relations. Included in this effort will be the opportunity to have influence and voice into the planning and creation of a new facility that will adequately address the needs of a growing and diverse population.
The communities of Branson and Hollister are in the western portion of Taney County, known to millions of annual visitors for its natural beauty, resting in the heart of the Ozarks Mountains and surrounding lakes. The region is also well known for its focus on family fun entertainment with its many tourist attractions including Silver Dollar City, Big Cedar Lodge Resort and College of the Ozarks.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Executive Library Director serves as the chief administrative officer with the authority to implement policies for the Taney County Library Board. This position reports to a 5-member board appointed by the Taney County Commissioners.
The position includes a variety of administrative, supervisory, and professional tasks to plan, coordinate, and direct the future growth and activities of the library including:
Qualifications & Experience:
The hiring salary range for this position is $65,000 – $80,000 (with placement negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications), benefits as well.
For further information, contact Marcia Schemper-Carlock, email@example.com.
To apply, send email with a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. This position closes on Saturday, October 13, 2023.
The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives has a job opening for a Regional Consultant!
Complete an application and apply online at https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=54530 by September 24.
Library Administrator Regional - KDLA: This position works directly with public library staff and trustees at the local level to promote library development throughout one of four regions in Kentucky. Through site visits, attendance at board meetings and meetings for groups of library staff, this position will provide assistance in a number of essential areas including governance and administration, strategic planning, personnel, budget preparation, policy and procedure development, and community relations. This position will work in collaboration with library directors to analyze the services the library currently provides and identify areas for improvement for libraries within the geographical region and will perform other duties as assigned. The successful candidate for this position will have experience and knowledge of library services and systems. A passion for information literacy and a dedication to quality customer service is highly preferred.
We are seeking a dynamic and creative Youth Services Librarian to develop and lead innovative library programs, establish strong community partnerships, manage program budgets, oversee volunteers, create engaging program promotions, seek out donations, and also work at the front desk as needed. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in enhancing our library's impact on the community through diverse and engaging programming and should demonstrate the ability to work well with others, including collaborating closely with the Library Director and the library employees.
1. Program Development and Implementation:
Design, develop, and implement a wide range of engaging and educational programs for children and teens that align with the library's mission and community needs.
2. Community Engagement:
Establish and nurture partnerships with local schools, community organizations, and businesses to expand the library's reach and relevance.
3. Budget Management:
Manage the budget allocated for children's programming and provide regular reports to the library director.
4. Volunteer Supervision:
Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers assisting with programs, ensuring they are well-prepared and engaged in delivering high-quality services.
5. Promotions and Descriptions:
Craft compelling and creative program descriptions and promotional materials to attract a diverse audience.
6. Fundraising and Donations:
Actively seek out and secure donations to support library initiatives. Cultivate and maintain relationships with potential donors and supporters.
7. Front Desk Support:
Assist at the library's front desk as needed, providing excellent customer service to library patrons.
Handle routine library transactions, such as checking out books, issuing library cards, and answering general inquiries.
8. Collaboration and Teamwork:
Collaborate effectively with colleagues, including library staff and community partners, to ensure seamless program delivery.
Foster a cooperative and inclusive work environment that values input from all team members.
9. Collaboration with Library Director:
Collaborate closely with the Library Director to align programming efforts with the library's strategic goals and vision.
Provide regular updates on program activities, budget status, and community partnerships to the Library Director.
10. Data Collection and Evaluation:
Collect data and feedback on program attendance, participant satisfaction, and overall impact to inform future program planning and improvement.
Perform any other duties as related or assigned.
Bachelor's degree (preferred)
Willingness to learn
Experience cultivating community relationships
Passion for literacy, learning, and community outreach.
Experience developing or supervising programs (preferred)
Written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
$26,000-$32,000 and benefits
Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the local community.
Collaborative and supportive work environment.
Professional development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.
Applications are being accepting on indeed.com: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=Youth+Services+Librarian&l=west+fork&vjk=7913bf93915d5dfb
Join our team and serve in one of these full-time, professional capacities: Access Services Librarian; Outreach Librarian; or Technical Services Librarian.
Under the direction of the Library Director, the Assistant Librarian serves as part of the library management team participating in short and long-range planning, training of faculty and staff, data collection and reporting, policy development, and other professional support of library operations. The Assistant Librarian focuses on one of the following specialization areas and oversees its operation: Access Services, eLearning, Outreach, Systems, or Technical Services. Librarians serve on college-wide and faculty committees. As the largest community college in Arkansas, NWACC is recognized as a leader in education.
REQUIRED: Master’s degree from an ALA-Accredited program, plus 1 year of related experience and/or training. PREFERRED Specialization Qualifications: education, experience or related training in one or more of the following areas:
Position Number: 22077325County: Pulaski
Posting End Date: September 26, 2023Anticipated Starting Salary: $40,340 to $46,391
The Arkansas State Library, a Division of the Arkansas Department of Education, serves as the information resource center for state agencies, legislators and legislative staffs; provides guidance and support for the development of local public libraries and provides the resources, services, and leadership necessary to meet the educational, informational and cultural needs of the citizens of Arkansas.
Examples of Work
General knowledge of collection development, current cataloging standards and metadata schemas.
Ability to stand and walk for long periods, to move book carts, and lift up to 20 pounds. Ability to stoop, bend and reach.
Software skills: ILS (SirsiDynix); Digital Asset Management software; MS Office Suite; Digital Imaging/Scanning software, OCR and Image Editing software.
Experience in budget management and vendor relations.
Class Code: E041C
FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $46,391
The Senior Librarian is responsible for supervising employees in library services and performs professional library duties. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Supervises a small professional staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Classifies library materials by reviewing materials to be classified, searching information sources to determine subject matter, and selecting classification numbers and descriptive headings by using appropriate classification system. Assigns classification numbers and produces descriptive headings and explanatory summaries for new materials. Assists patrons and public libraries in the use of reference sources; interviews patrons to determine the type of information needed, suggests alternate sources and decides which database to utilize. Monitors state and federal document collections to ensure they are current and arranged in the required order; monitors the U.S. Patent collection to ensure microfiche and film are kept in order and available to patrons. Develops programs for library services by recommending program policies, developing and implementing program operation procedures, and conducting program evaluations. Organizes and conducts workshops for public libraries participating in special programs, attends workshops and seminars to stay abreast of new technologies, and serves on committees and councils. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science. Knowledge of catalogs, records, on-line databases and classification systems used in libraries. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to prioritize tasks, set goals, and establish methods. Ability to initiate and conduct research. Ability to direct and oversee the work of others. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to organize and conduct workshops.
The formal educational equivalent of a master's degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school; plus one year of experience in professional library service. OR The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in library science or a related field from a school accredited by the ALA; plus three years of experience in professional library service. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Interested candidates can apply at https://arcareers.arkansas.gov.
Central Arkansas Library System is seeking a full-time Genealogy and Local History Specialist to work at the Roberts Library. The Genealogy and Local History Specialist will provide assistance to patrons in the Library research room and promote the Butler Center’s work in genealogy. Essential duties and responsibilities include conducting tours and programs on genealogy and local history, training staff in genealogical research methods and offering excellent customer service skills. Interested candidates should have an undergraduate degree in history or a related field, 2 years’ experience in genealogy research or a related field, proficiency with various genealogical databases and have excellent communication and research skills. Salary range starts at $19.89 and includes excellent benefits, such as medical, dental, vision, company paid pension, life insurance, paid time off, and holiday pay. To see full job description, click here. Please send application and resume to email@example.com with Heading: Genealogy and Local History Specialist, by September 8, 2023. https://cals.org/job-opportunities
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