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Reference Librarian I - Jefferson County Library

Jefferson County Library is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week), Reference Librarian I to work at its Northwest Branch. Shifts will include some evening and Saturday hours. Excellent benefits. Position tasks include but are not limited to: management and supervision of reference desk and library, collection development, readersí advisory, and facilitating adult programming.

Qualifications:

  • Requires Masterís Degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by American Library Association.
  • Strong computer, customer service, written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Previous management and budgetary experience is preferred.

Salary: $16.00 per hour

To apply: Submit resume with a minimum of three references to: Cindy Hayes, Branch Manager, Northwest Branch, Jefferson County Library, 5680 State Road PP, High Ridge, MO 63049; fax (636) 677-8243; chayes@jeffcolib.org.

Jefferson County Library is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted 7/21/2014

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Reference Librarians - Jefferson College

Jefferson College is seeking two part-time (25 hours/week) reference librarians to work at its Arnold and Hillsboro locations. Responsibilities include email, chat and in person reference assistance, bibliographic instruction, and circulation duties. Person in these positions must provide patron support for computer hardware and software issues, assist with library resources, and guide research inquiries. Librarians will work with other staff to assess, improve, and deliver quality services and materials. Shifts include afternoon, evening, and some Saturday hours during fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree required. Minimum of nine hours toward Masterís Degree in Library Science and Information Technology from ALA accredited program required; MLS or equivalent from ALA accredited program preferred.
  • Experience with library system software beneficial.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills essential.
  • Academic library experience preferred.
  • Requires bending, sitting, standing, stretching, stooping, and some lifting of up to 30 lbs to assist with book processing, shelving and creation of displays.

Salary: $15.68 per hour

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Office of Human Resources, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050 or hr@jeffco.edu by July 30, 2014.

Jefferson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Job posted 7/18/2014

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Research Services Assistant - Greenlease Library, Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University seeks a part-time Research Services Assistant for the Greenlease Library of Rockhurst University. Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, masterís, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service. Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world. We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

This position reports to the Research, Learning and Assessment Services Librarian and requires working 4 p.m. to midnight on assigned weekday evenings, additional hours on Saturday or Sunday each weekend plus occasional daytime hours. This individual must have a flexible schedule and substitute as needed for other Research Services Assistants.

Responsibilities include: provide reference assistance to students, faculty and staff; monitor evening/weekend student assistants with circulation functions; assist with interlibrary loan requests; monitor library operations; assigned special projects based on the Research, Learning and Assessment Services departmentís needs.

The successful candidate will have the personal qualities that exemplify the Universityís Jesuit character, mission and commitment to excellence. A collaborative, team-oriented and highly communicative personal style will be essential skills for this position. Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelorís degree
  • Excellent listening, writing, speaking skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite including Excel.

Preferred previous experience includes academic library reference services, social media management, basic web development, collaborative software, cloud technology and/or archival services.

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

 

Job posted 7/11/2014

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Research, Learning and Assessment Services Librarian - Greenlease Library, Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University seeks a collaborative and proactive Research, Learning and Assessment Services Librarian for the Greenlease Library of Rockhurst University. Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, masterís, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service. Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world. We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

This position reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the planning, coordination, and administration of the Research, Learning, Access, and Assessment Services department. This position manages direct reports which includes a full-time librarian and four part-time staff. Essential functions include: coordination of the Research Services and user experience initiatives; coordination of Learning Services instructional design and information literacy instruction for undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff, and the wider Rockhurst community; guidance of the Access and Learning Services Librarian in continuous improvement in Circulation, Reserves, and Interlibrary Loan Services and management of student assistants in those areas. In collaboration with the Library Director, this position helps identify, define, and develop appropriate assessment approaches, measures, and techniques, including cross-campus partnerships in areas such as assessment of student learning initiatives, institutional repository creation, accreditation related activities, or scholarly communication projects. This position consults with the Content Management and Discovery Services Librarian in regards to workflow which affects staff in the Content Management and Discovery Services department. This position has liaison responsibilities to academic departments to facilitate collection development. Service on university committees and in regional, state or national professional associations is expected. Rockhurst seeks candidates for this position who have proven success and progressively responsible experience in the following areas: public services areas of an academic library, supervisory experience with professional and paraprofessional library staff; incorporation of technologies such as an integrated library system, databases, virtual reference services, web editing software, collaborative software, cloud technology and Microsoft Office applications such as Excel into routine operations of the department.

The successful candidate will have the personal qualities that exemplify the Universityís Jesuit character, mission and commitment to excellence. An active approach to leadership by example along with a collaborative, team-oriented and highly communicative personal style will be essential skills for this position. Specific requirements include:

  • Master's of Library Science or equivalent degree from an American Library Association accredited university or college
  • Excellent listening, writing, speaking and analytical skills are required for this position, as are integrity and candor.
  • Demonstrated customer service experience
  • Demonstrated initiative and project management skills

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

 

Job posted 7/11/2014

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