MLA Logo

 

 

 

 

Jobline is an employment advertising service of the Missouri Library Association.

If you wish to advertise a position, e-mail your ad to mlajobline@gmail.com. Be sure to indicate how many two-week postings you wish.†A two-week posting costs $40 per job advertised. Jobline postings are provided at no charge to MLA institutional members and to libraries that provide individual memberships for all their trustees. Ad copy should be included in or attached to your e-mail message. Ads shall not be edited but posted as received. When ads are posted below, a confirmation message and invoice will be e-mailed to sender. Payment is due upon receipt.

Job seekers should check frequently for new postings.


Current Postings

 


 

 

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

Back to Current Postings list

 

 


 

 

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

Back to Current Postings list

 

 


 

 

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

Back to Current Postings list

 

 


 

 

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

Back to Current Postings list

 

 


 

 

Senior Librarian/Materials Selector - City of Fort Worth, TX

Salary: $46,820.00 to 56,517.00 Annually

Closing Date: Friday, July 25, 2014

ANN#: 121-2

Location: Library

Job Description:

The Fort Worth Library system is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Librarian/Materials Selector. This position reviews, evaluates, selects and orders materials in all formats and languages that are collected by the Fort Worth Library with an emphasis on locating and selecting Spanish language materials; works with staff on continuous improvement of FWL's collections (print and electronic); compiles various information on library materials and services; prepares reports using SQL, Collection HQ, and the ILS; participates on system-wide committees as needed. The successful candidate must have recent proven abilities in locating and selecting materials for Spanish speaking/reading populations, and managing a budget. This position is one of three selector positions reporting to the Selection/Acquisition Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position: Master's Degree in Library Science PLUS two (2) years of increasingly responsible professional public library experience required; experience with selecting Spanish language materials preferred; Spanish language fluency, written and spoken, preferred; experience with centralized selection for a multi-location system preferred; experience with on-line selection tools preferred. Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) computer skills required. Microsoft Access computer skills preferred. Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or certification as it relates to the position.

Other Requirements:

The person selected for this position understands the importance of being responsive to the interests and needs of the communities we serve; models and promotes organizational values regarding collection development; is responsive and provides assistance to public service staff and independently uses sound judgment to make decisions within policy constraints and guidelines.

Misc. Requirements:

Working Conditions - Library environment; exposure to computer screens. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for moderate or light lifting; sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time.

Apply Online only at: https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/HrAppl/job_listing.asp

 

Job posted 7/8/2014

Back to Current Postings list

 

 


 

Assistant Director - Leavenworth Public Library

The Leavenworth Public Library is evolving and we need a professional who welcomes change and challenges. Our Assistant Director coordinates all Adult Services and will play a vital role in shaping services, staff and our organization to fit the needs of our community. This is a great opportunity to try new things, learn, grow and make a real difference. A Master’s Degree in Library Science or related degree and two years of collection development/management is required. Knowledge or experience in strategic planning and personnel supervision is preferred. This is a full-time exempt position, supervised by the Library Director. Starting salary $42,000 per year. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, health/vision/dental insurance and KPERS retirement. For a full job description, visit the library’s website http://leavenworthpubliclibrary.org. Submit application, resume and cover letter to Matt Nojonen, Director, Leavenworth Public Library 417 Spruce St, Leavenworth KS 66048. Email submissions can be sent to board@lvplks.org. Deadline 8/20/2014. EEO employer.

 

Job posted 6/25/2014

Back to Current Postings list

 

 


Special Services Librarian - Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library

 

Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library is a free library service for Missourians who are unable to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. Currently, over 11,000 Missourians actively use Wolfner Library.

We seek a professional librarian with a strong dedication to providing excellent library services to patrons with visual or physical disabilities. This position is responsible for coordinating public education and outreach activities, subject cataloging, collection development, and providing reference and information services to Wolfner patrons. The Special Services Librarian has a pivotal role in learning the newest assistive technologies and is an advocate in their use. This position will be responsible for cataloging maintenance of the Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS) and collaborates with the Deputy Director for Public Services in KLAS administration functions. The daily duties of this position require basic cataloging knowledge, excellent public speaking/presentation skills, and the ability to travel frequently across the state of Missouri to attend events and give presentations.

Qualifications: Master of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school or equivalent is required. Two years of professional library experience are preferred.

Salary Range: $3,154.00 - $3,269 monthly

The minimum posting period will end 7/24/2014. After the minimum posting period, the position may be closed to new applicants and filled at any time.

For further details, please see the complete job posting on the Missouri Secretary of State website: http://www.sos.mo.gov/jobs/SpecServLib.asp

 

Job posted 6/25/2014

Back to Current Postings list

 

 

 


This page was last updated July 21, 2014


Give us your feedback