The Missouri State University (MSU) Libraries seek an experienced, user-centered, visionary leader with extensive knowledge of library public services, including best practices and latest trends in the evolving role of academic libraries. Through effective and efficient leadership, the successful candidate will plan, prioritize, implement, and evaluate public services and initiatives, establish policies and procedures, and coordinate operational activities related to public services of the MSU Libraries.
The ability to foster a positive environment of effective communication and collaboration with organizational staff and faculty through a consultative team approach is required.
This is a full-time professional position, reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries and supervising staff.
MSU is a dynamic and growing comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 24,000 students and is located in Springfield, the third largest metro area in Missouri, with a vibrant population of approximately 169,000.
Date of first consideration: September 9, 2019. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to visit http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/46116 to apply or contact the MSU Libraries Administrative Services office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (417) 836-4525 for further details.
Employment will require a criminal background check at university expense. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution.
To request reasonable accommodations during the employment process, please contact the Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, MO 65897, 417-836-4252 (voice), 417-836-3257 (TTY) or at email@example.com.
Laman Library Main Branch Youth Services Manager – salary range $14.42 - $30 per hour
General Responsibilities Summary
The William F. Laman Public Library Main Branch, in North Little Rock, Arkansas, seeks an innovative and collaborative Youth Services Manager to develop and support customer-oriented library services. The person in this position directs activities within the Youth Services Department and supervises programmers, librarians, library associates, library assistants, seasonal staff members, and volunteers in support of community engagement, programming, and materials selection for children and/or teens. This person works closely with colleagues to develop good staff relations, possesses enthusiasm and passion for libraries, and offers excellent customer service. This position is a member of the extended management team, leader of a staff team, and will serve as Supervisor in Charge of the Main Branch as scheduled. This employee communicates with colleagues, management, and the public with courtesy and maintains a professional, approachable manner. Flexible work hours; some evening and weekend hours. Initial salary based on education and experience.
Excellent problem-solving, communication, and customer service skills and previous professional library experience required. Master’s Degree in Library Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution preferred. Supervisory and computer expertise preferred.
Applying for this Position
Resumes may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The online application is available here: laman.wufoo.com/forms/stfx0q80ei9rk4.
William F. Laman Public Library
Pittsburg State University invites applications for the position of Digital Resources and Initiatives Manager for the campus library. Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the successful candidate will plan, implement, and direct digital projects and initiatives for Library Services; supervise in-house and outsourced digitization; and provide a full range of collection management, preservation, and sustainability services and best practices for digital resources. The position will also work collaboratively across the campus to promote the adoption and creation of open educational resources.
Application instructions are found at https://www.pittstate.edu/hr/jobs/index.html First consideration will be given to applications received by 17 September 2019. Position is open until filled. Position is contingent upon funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Pre-hire background check is required. Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
ACADEMIC HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARIAN
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES LIBRARY
The Education and Research Services (E&RS) Department at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Library is seeking an innovative, collaborative health sciences librarian to coordinate education services. This non-tenured faculty position reports to the Head of Education and Research Services and works in a team-oriented environment. E&RS librarians provide research, reference and instructional services to UAMS faculty, staff and students. The general responsibilities of this position include teaching about biomedical information resources, conducting literature searches, consulting on projects such as systematic reviews and liaison/community engagement activities. In addition, this Librarian will coordinate the educational services of E&RS, including needs/program assessments and mentoring of new instructors. As education coordinator, this librarian will promote the integration of information resource literacy into the curricula of all UAMS colleges. As a member of the E&RS team, this librarian works to promote awareness of library services and resources at UAMS and to affiliated institutions including UAMS Regional Programs.
E&RS faculty are strongly encouraged to participate in professional activities. Activities may include service to professional associations, contributions to the profession’s knowledge base through research, conference presentations, creation/teaching of continuing education courses or original publications. The pursuit of expertise and improvement of professional skills are encouraged for all E&RS librarians.
This is a full-time, non-tenured faculty position with rank and salary commensurate with the individual’s education and experience.
ALL E&RS FACULTY RESPONSIBILITIES
All E&RS Librarians participate on Teams for Education, Liaisons, Outreach plus Research and Clinical Search Services with responsibilities to:
· Three years of professional experience in an academic health sciences setting
· Education and/or experience in life sciences
· Experience with ACRL educational standards
· Experience searching MEDLINE and other biomedical databases
· Experience developing educational modules or programs
· Experience with Camtasia, Blackboard, LibGuides, and/or CoSpace, WebEx, GoToMeeting or Zoom
PROCESS TO APPLY
UAMS has recently instituted an online application process. Interested candidates should follow the instructions below for submitting their application.
NOTE: The system only allows one document to be uploaded so the cover letter, references and CV must be in a single document.
Applications can only be accepted via the online submission system.
The Health Sciences Informationist position is based at the UAMS campus in the beautiful, vibrant city of Little Rock [http://www.littlerock.com]. We are looking for an individual with an ALA-accredited masters’ degree in library science or individuals with a masters’ degree in a health profession or a health-related science. This position offers a unique opportunity for a new librarian or science professional attracted to the prospect of serving in a health sciences library environment. Applications will be accepted until September 16, 2019.
Please Note: UAMS has recently instituted an online application process. Interested candidates should follow the instructions below for submitting their application.
The system only allows one document to be uploaded so the cover letter, references and CV must be in a single document.
HEALTH SCIENCES INFORMATIONIST
The Education and Research Services (E&RS) Department at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Library is seeking an engaging, collaborative, service-oriented individual to join our team. E&RS librarians provide research, reference and instructional services to UAMS faculty, staff and students. The general responsibilities of this position include teaching about biomedical information resources, conducting literature searches, participating in liaison and outreach activities, and consulting on projects such as systematic reviews. As a member of the E&RS team, this informationist works to promote awareness of library services and resources at UAMS and to affiliated institutions.
We are looking for an individual with an ALA-accredited masters’ degree in library science. Alternatively, we are interested in applications from individuals with a masters’ degree in a health profession or a health-related science. This position offers a unique opportunity for a new librarian or science professional attracted to the prospect of serving in a health sciences library environment.
The position would include training in expert searching, reference interviews, research collaborations, and instructional methods for teaching biomedical information resources. This faculty member will be mentored in professional development including learning about professional organizations, continuing education opportunities, publishing, research, and promotion requirements.
This position reports to the Head of E&RS and works in a team-oriented environment. This is a full-time, non-tenured faculty position with rank and salary commensurate with the individual’s education and experience. E&RS faculty are strongly encouraged to participate in professional activities, which may include service to professional associations, contributions to the profession’s knowledge base through research, conference presentations, creation/teaching of continuing education courses or original publications. The pursuit of expertise and improvement of professional skills are encouraged.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary offered commensurate with experience.
All E&RS faculty participate on Teams for Reference, Education, Liaisons, Outreach, and Search Services with responsibilities for:
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.
1. Go to https://jobs.uams.edu
2. Click on Search Jobs button
3. Scroll down screen to Job Search & Search by position title OR Search by
a. Category – select Faculty
b. Position – select Regular Full Time
c. Location – select Little Rock
4. To apply, click the button at end of the full job description.
Successful candidate will provide a high level of customer service to all library users.
Full-time Position: 40 hrs. per week, includes some evenings and Saturdays. Salary dependent on level of experience and library education, starting at $37,130 plus excellent benefits.
Qualifications: MLS/MLIS or Master’s degree in a related field AND 3 to 5 years of relevant experience. Experience developing library programs. Prefer demonstrated performance in a management position including supervisory experience and quality computer skills.
Duties include managing the library building, staff, and collection using professional principles of the library field. Manager will oversee the successful long term and daily operation of the reference department. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Applications available at any EODLS branch or download here. Background check required.
Applications must be returned by mail or email to:
Muskogee Public Library
Attn: Reference opening
801 W. Okmulgee
Muskogee, OK 74401
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Full-time 40 hours/week public service position at the Main Library in the Information Services Department. Seeking a motivated, enthusiastic applicant with excellent customer skills and great attention to detail. Essential duties includes training new and existing staff on serials management, managing the Serials collection for the system, binding collections of periodicals as needed, checking materials in and out, answering patron questions, registering patrons for library cards, information searching and shelving. Familiarity with technology, digital media, and ability to do instructional assistance on devices preferred. Candidate must be technology savvy, willing to work with a diverse staff and have prior experience working in a library. Schedule will include some nights and weekends. Salary range starts at $11.55 per hour, plus excellent benefits. Please send application and resume to Aldo Botti at email@example.com by Monday, August 19.
Coordinate outreach program focused on the Hispanic community, and develop and deliver library services that make the library available to audiences outside of the library’s building. Provide professional reference assistance and exceptional customer service to the general public. Serve as a liaison to the Hispanic community in encouraging library use. Develop and deliver library programs, services, and collections that reflect a wide spectrum of ideas and viewpoints, mirroring diverse and growing community needs. Must have ability to speak, read and write fluently in English and Spanish.
All Library positions require customer-focused service to both internal and external customers, flexibility, teamwork, reliable attendance and compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws.
This is a 24 month position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Graduate degree (M.B.A., M.A., etc), plus 3 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor degree plus 4 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
Moderate diversity, low physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which are not as varied as those positions with high-level diversity and decision- making.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, talk or hear; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; an. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; and color vision.
Other Skills and Abilities:
1.Ability to work evenings and weekends often in new and changing environments. 2.Creativity and awareness of the Hispanic community needs to design and implement library services for all ages.
Ability to tolerate moderate noise that comes from an office environment with typical HVAC performance, constant visitors, telephone calls, computers, and printers; ability to tolerate increased noise during library programs.
The Technology Manager is responsible for managing all information technology activities including ILS administration and automation, communication, and network systems for the Saline County Library.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, two years of public library experience, and two years of supervisory experience preferred. Strong problem solving skills, sound judgement, self-motivation, and the commitment to providing excellent service in a public library are essential.
$18.65-$27.97 per hour, depending on experience
POSITION: Library Manager
LOCATION: Taneyhills Community Library, 200 S. 4th Street, Branson, MO 65616
SALARY: $30,000-$35,000 annually, based on experience
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled
This is a full-time position, approximately 40 hours per week. Position may occasionally require candidates to work evenings and Saturday hours.
Taneyhills Community Library was established in 1933. We depend on income from our retail shops, fees from library services, donations, and grants. The vision for the Taneyhills Community Library is to be a customer focused dynamic library that is an integral part of the greater Branson community.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
· Manages the daily operations of the library’s public access areas and is responsible for circulation desk activity.
· Responsible for the training, scheduling, and supervision of paid and volunteer staff which may include informing circulation desk workers of changes in library policies and procedures.
· Assists as needed with library services and programming in compliance with library policies and/or guidance from the Library Director.
· Oversees collection management to include material selection, cataloging in KOHA, and supervising collection maintenance.
· Accountable for purchasing library materials, office supplies, and handling grant funds dedicated to collection expansion.
· Assists with formulation of library goals, objectives, policies and procedures through participation in Operations Management Team.
· This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; employee may be required to perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Library.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Demonstrate ability to organize work effectively, lead and direct personnel, and execute library policies.
· Possesses superior communication skills, both oral and written.
· A compelling commitment to customer service and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patrons, and the community.
· Advanced skills for operating computer and office equipment to assist patrons and staff with technology and software issues.
· Working knowledge of recent Microsoft and Google programs.
· Strong basic math and cash handling skills.
· Ability to multitask effectively in a high-traffic environment.
· Aptitude to effectively respond to problems and complaints with library patrons and/or staff.
· Bachelor’s degree in English, Information Science or Communications. Preference for MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution with three years of professional, supervisory experience.
· Collection development and cataloging proficiency.
· Experience working with a diverse group of people.
· Demonstrated expertise in public library customer service excellence.
Performs bending, squatting, kneeling and reaching from floor level to a height of 6 feet.
Displays good coordination and mobility.
Routine lifting and handling of library materials weighing up to 30 lbs.
May require sitting for extended periods of time.
May require performing work at a computer terminal for extended periods.
Reports to the Library Director.
Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Enter LIBRARY MANAGER APPLICATION in the Subject line of the email. Resume should contain applicant’s contact information, educational background, past work history, and examples of accomplishments and experience that match the elements listed in the job posting.
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