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Director, Hugh Stephens Library - Stephens College, Columbia, MO

The Director of the Hugh Stephens Library is responsible for administration and planning of all library operations. Primary responsibilities include strategic leadership for all functions of the library. The Director participates in outreach, marketing and collaboration by participating on appropriate internal and external committees and in professional organizations. Occasional evenings and weekends required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Coordinate, organize, and supervise day-to-day operations, services and and activities of the library.

2. Maintain and operate the library's budget, including responsibility for distributing library funds as appropriate and paying all invoices and expenditures.

3. Serve as the College representative to MOBIUS, the statewide library consortium. These duties may include serving on various MOBIUS committees and councils.

4. Supervise and manage Technical Services. These areas include acquisitions, cataloging, serials, and preservation of library materials.

5. Serve as liaison with faculty on committees as needed.

6. Responsible for supervision of all library personnel, including hiring, training, and evaluating employees.

7. Create, implement and enforce policies and procedures for the library.

8. Maintain and supervise all databases and electronic services for library.

9. Perform short-term and long-range strategic planning for the library consistent with the priorities of Academic Affairs and the Stephens College Strategic Plan.

10. Represent the library and College to internal and external constituencies as needed.

11. Collaborates with relevant stakeholders to articulate the contribution of the library to learning and research and to facilitate information literacy at all levels and across disciplines.

12. Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Qualifications:

  • M.L.S. in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited library science program

  • Five years of supervisory or management experience in an academic setting;

  • Experience using Innovative Interfaces, Inc., and Sierra - desired

  • training or experience as a Site Coordinator from a MOBIUS consortium institution – desired

  • cataloging background or training - desired

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents;

  • Ability to work collaboratively with library staff members and other constituents in decision-making processes, including development, implementation, and assessment of strategic goals/objectives;

  • Supervisory and personnel evaluation skills, organizational skills, and time management skills;

  • Proficiency in using a wide variety of computer programs, including Microsoft Office Suite;

  • Ability to work well under pressure;

  • Commitment to professional integrity, including knowledge of and commitment to upholding licensing and copyright laws and regulations;

  • Understanding of or willingness to learn the college’s curriculum and requirements

  • Commitment to the value and purpose of an institution dedicated to the education of women;

  • Commitment to maintaining best practices in service, innovation, and efficiency.

  • Commitment to a collaborative work environment.

  • Commitment to seeking appropriate professional development.

Stephens College offers excellent benefits, including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, and tuition waiver.

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references to: humanresources@stephens.edu and complete an on-line Stephens College application.

The successful candidate must pass a college background check.

EOE A diverse community on campus is valued

 

Job posted 4/23/2014

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Access Services Librarian - Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO

Jefferson College is seeking a full-time Access Services Librarian, (10 month, non-tenure track faculty). This position is responsible for organizing and supervising the Library’s daily circulation operations. The Access Services Librarian coordinates with the Assistant Director of Library Services to give direction to staff, resolve circulation issues, and troubleshoot problems with our integrated library system. The Library seeks a candidate with a strong commitment to public services and familiarity with access services. The Access Services Librarian will collaborate with professional library staff to provide bibliographic instruction, reference assistance, and collection development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent.
  • At least one year of experience in an academic library.
  • Experience using Innovative Interfaces Sierra integrated library system.
  • Experience with bibliographic instruction in a college or university.
  • Experience providing reference services to a diverse student population.
  • Experience with MOBIUS, the statewide consortium.
  • Ability to employ systematic planning and time management techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to complete projects.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to effectively use computers and computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets, Internet tools, and online databases.

Salary: $37,779 plus excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts and a list of three references to the Office of Human Resources, Jefferson College, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050 or email to hr@jeffco.edu. Review of applications will April 23, 2014.

Jefferson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job posted 4/12/2014

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Assistant Director of Library Services - Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO

Jefferson College is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Library Services. The Assistant Director is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Library, including public services, access services, and technical services. This position assists the Director of Library Services with planning and administration. The Library seeks a candidate with a strong commitment to public services and excellent technical services skills. The Assistant Director will collaborate with professional library staff to provide bibliographic instruction, reference assistance, and collection development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in academic libraries.
  • Knowledge of national and international academic library cataloging standards, including AACR2, RDA, LCSH, and LC Classification.
  • Knowledge of and experience with MARC and non-MARC metadata schema.
  • Experience with original cataloging of print and media resources.
  • Ability to hire, supervise, train and support employees.
  • Experience with bibliographic instruction in a college or university.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with integrated library systems
  • Experience in assessment, planning, and program development.
  • Familiarity with archival practices and historical documents management
  • Demonstrated ability to complete large-scale projects while maintaining deadlines
  • Ability to employ systematic planning and time management techniques.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to effectively use computers and computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets, Internet tools, and online databases

Salary: $50,740 plus excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts and a list of three references to the Office of Human Resources, Jefferson College, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050 or email to hr@jeffco.edu. Review of applications will begin April 23, 2014.

Jefferson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job posted 4/12/2014

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Emerging Technologies Librarian - Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO

Jefferson College is seeking a full-time, Emerging Technologies Librarian, (10-month, non-tenure track faculty). This position is responsible for providing support for existing and emerging technology initiatives, maintaining the integrity, accuracy and aesthetic appeal of the Library’s webpages, and coordinating all aspects of technology assistance provided to patrons (i.e. help with digital devices, assistance with online tools and services, etc.). The Library seeks a candidate with a strong commitment to using technology to enhance the delivery of library resources and connect our community of users in new and innovative ways with our services. The Emerging Technologies Librarian will collaborate with professional library staff to provide bibliographic instruction, reference assistance, and collection development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent.
  • At least one year of experience in an academic library.
  • Experience using Innovative Interfaces Sierra integrated library system.
  • Experience with bibliographic instruction in a college or university.
  • Experience providing reference services to a diverse student population.
  • Experience with MOBIUS, the statewide consortium.
  • Ability to employ systematic planning and time management techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to complete large projects.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to effectively use computers and computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets, Internet tools, online databases, web design techniques and tools.

Salary: $37,779 plus excellent benefits.

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts and a list of three references to the Office of Human Resources, Jefferson College, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050 or email to hr@jeffco.edu. Review of applications will begin April 23, 2014.

For information on additional librarian position openings at Jefferson College, visit www.jeffco.edu and click on Employment Opportunities.

Jefferson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job posted 4/12/2014

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Public Services Librarian - Crowder College, Neosho, MO

The Public Services Librarian is responsible for the oversight of circulation functions of the library, including reserves, materials check-in and checkout, and periodicals. This position also provides reference services to library patrons and assists the Library Director in developing and providing instruction to support the academic curriculum, collection management, and other duties as needed.

Position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution, strong communication and interpersonal skills, experience with electronic library systems (preferably Innovative Interfaces Millennium ILS), and teaching experience (in library instruction). Two years post-Master’s professional academic library experience preferred. Salary Range $ $40,395 - $44,499 with full benefits. Complete job description is available at www.crowder.edu/employment.

To apply, send cover letter, application, resume, and transcripts to: Human Resources, Crowder College, Neosho MO 64850; fax to 417-455-5747; or email HR@crowder.edu. Open until filled; application review begins two weeks from posting. EOE.

Job posted 4/10/2014

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Library Internship - Museum of Danish America (Genealogy Center), Elk Horn, IA

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014

The Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa (www.danishmuseum.org) is constructing a new Curatorial Center facility which will provide an additional 8000 square feet for artifact storage, exhibition preparation, storage of traveling exhibits, and office and work spaces. Completion of the new facility is expected by the end of May 2014, with move-in processes beginning during the summer months. Selected materials and collections from the Genealogy Center (GC), the museum’s research library, will be moved from their present off-site location to the Curatorial Center.

Position Description:

The GC library intern will be involved in preparing a wide variety of print and archival materials for inclusion into PastPerfect™ in preparation for the relocation of designated collections to the museum’s new Curatorial Center. Tasks will involve:

  • Evaluation of print, photographic and documentary materials for appropriateness for the GC collection
  • Entering materials into PastPerfect™
  • Creating descriptive inventories and finding aids
  • Scanning materials for uploading into PastPerfect
  • With the library manager, determining future locations of print materials and collections, preparing new locations with signage, updating records, and moving materials to their new locations
  • Organizing remaining materials for better access and retrieval
  • Attendance at monthly Collections Review Committee meetings and other staff meetings

Position Details and Benefits:

Duration/Hours: 40 hours for 6 months
Pay: $9.00 hourly
Benefits: Free lodging in fully-furnished house and free utilities
Start Date: Approximately June 23 (depending on intern availability)

Position Requirements:

MLS or current enrollment in an accredited library & information science program; coursework or experience in processing archival materials; knowledge of organization of library materials; excellent writing skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work well alone and in a group; ability to meet deadlines; ability to perform the physical requirements of the position, including lifting heavy boxes. Highly desirable: Familiarity with PastPerfect™ museum software; familiarity with Danish or another Scandinavian language

Application Details:

Mail or email a letter of interest together with a resume listing relevant courses taken, and contact information for two references to Michele McNabb, Genealogy Center Librarian-Manager, PO Box 249, Elk Horn IA 51531 or to librarian@danishmuseum.org.

Job posted 4/9/2014

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Part-time Youth Services Coordinator - Cass County Public Library System, Harrisonville, MO

Youth Services Coordinator - 24 hours per week. Seeking a library professional with excellent communication and team-building skills. Must have solid working knowledge of children’s and young adult literature. Specific responsibilities include collection development of children’s and young adult collection for county system; program planning and coordination; grant writing and fundraising; developing community partnerships, library services promotion and marketing; regular reports of youth collection and activities.

BA required with education or child development emphasis preferred. Starting pay $16.21/hr., based on education and experience. Download application at http://casscolibrary.org/jobs/ and submit as an email attachment sent to hershbergers@casscolibrary.org.

Cass County Public Library Administrative Offices, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701 (816) 380 – 4600 ~ fax (816) 884-2301 ~ http://www.casscolibrary.org.

Job posted 4/7/2014

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Continuing Education Librarian (Collections Care) - Amigos Library Services, Dallas, TX

Annual Salary: $45,000 - $50,000

Position Summary: Consider a highly rewarding and exciting position serving your professional colleagues. Amigos is looking for a Collections Care/Continuing Education Librarian to provide educational, consulting, and support services to enable library staff to understand and utilize appropriate collections care techniques.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and deliver training, using technology-based and traditional educational approaches, to enable library staff to understand and utilize appropriate collections care techniques.
  • Promote and provide consulting services to libraries including site surveys, disaster preparedness, project management, and preservation services. Submit written responses to appropriate RFPs; proactively identify and develop relationships with potential customers; and utilize Amigos publications to promote expertise.
  • Through the Ask Amigos service, provide collections care and disaster planning and response support and consultations by telephone, email, and written and electronic publications.
  • Assist library staff with emergency disaster recovery, including disaster preparedness, planning, onsite assistance, vendor coordination, locating financial assistance.
  • Write collections care and disaster preparedness articles and content for Amigos newsletters and other appropriate publications.
  • Participate in outreach activities with public, academic, and special libraries in the Amigos membership.
  • Prepare statistical and narrative reports for internal files and member support and consulting.
  • Represent Amigos at state, regional, and national meetings.

Required Education: Master's in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school and either a certificate of preservation or archival administration or extensive knowledge of preservation practices, principles, and issues.

Required Experience: Three (3) years of preservation education or related professional experience; or three years experience in bookbinding or book repair and practical experience with preservation issues.

Preferred: Professional library or archival experience in an academic or archival environment.

To apply: Send resume and letter of application to resumes@amigos.org

Job posted 3/27/2014

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User Experience and Assessment Librarian (Public Services), University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Member

The University of Central Missouri seeks a motivated, creative, user-focused professional to fill the non-tenure-track faculty position of User Experience and Assessment Librarian. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. The successful candidate should have demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of assessment methodologies (both quantitative and qualitative) and experience analyzing data, administering surveys, and providing recommendations for service improvements. This new position will be responsible for gaining insight into customer expectations and satisfaction through a variety of assessment measures. There is a possibility of bibliographic and departmental liaison duties for this position. The successful candidate will be expected to:

Responsibilities

  • Interact with user communities to identify their priorities and needs and explore ways to enhance the user experience throughout the library

  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to integrate appropriate technologies to improve library services

  • Coordinate and participate in library-wide assessment activities

  • Develop assessment strategies and activities that highlight and raise the profile of the library’s collections, services, and facilities

  • Coordinate usability assessment for the library, including designing and carrying out usability studies, analyzing usage statistics and user trends to support planning and development, advising on user-centered design requirements, and recommending solutions

  • Serve as Chair of the library’s Strategic Planning team, playing a key role in helping the library achieve its objectives of facilitating research, teaching, and learning by ensuring user-centered design of library tools, facilities, collections, and services

  • Work with library administration to document, correlate, and disseminate assessment results, incorporating the knowledge gained in assessment into library strategic planning, decision-making, and process improvement

  • Participate in reference service delivery, including week-end and/or evening rotations

Qualifications

Required

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library or information science or equivalent degree

  • Strong web skills (html, blogging, app use, etc.) and facility with commonly used social media tools

  • Knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues, and trends in assessment and usability

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, other faculty and staff, and students

  • Strong customer service focus and a deep commitment to service

  • Commitment to engage in ongoing professional development and service to the profession

  • Preparation and commitment to conduct independent investigations relevant to the duties of the position

Preferred

  • Second graduate degree a subject discipline

  • Experience with library-specific assessment in an academic library environment

  • Knowledge of and experience with a wide range of assessment methodologies (quantitative and qualitative)

  • Experience with data analysis and survey design

  • Portfolio detailing how previous work has been customer-focused and led to improvements in services and satisfaction

 

Work Environment

Kirkpatrick Library consists of two functional units: Public Services and Technical Services, both reporting to the Chair of Kirkpatrick Library. The work environment is modern and attractive with appropriate information technology tools available to all library faculty. Within a team environment, this new position is expected to play a leadership role in the development, planning, delivery, and evaluation of the library’s assessment efforts.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits are described at http://www.ucmo.edu/hr/benefits/

University Environment

In Warrensburg, MO (approximately 50 miles southeast of Kansas City), the University of Central Missouri (http://www.ucmo.edu) provides the option for urban, suburban, or small city living. The work environment is the James C. Kirkpatrick Library, an attractive and modern facility (http://library.ucmo.edu).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates must complete the faculty profile found at https://jobs.ucmo.edu. Apply to position #998521.

Attach to the faculty profile a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and black and white copies of transcripts showing all degrees completed. Please list on the faculty profile the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references. If contacted for an interview, three (3) letters of recommendation will be requested.

Review of completed applications begins April 1, 2014 and continues until position is filled.

For information about the online application process, contact Human Resources at jobs@umco.edu or (660) 543-4255.

For more information about this position, contact search committee chair, Linda Medaris, at medaris@ucmo.edu or (660) 543-8844.

Only those candidates who submit complete faculty profiles with required attached documents will be considered for this position. The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job posted 3/19/2014

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Library Director - Missouri River Regional Library, Jefferson City, MO

Missouri River Regional Library Board (MRRL) seeks energetic, creative, skilled leader to serve as Director, population 90,000, circulation 628,000, collection 243,400 items, 59 staff, budget 3.1 million, serves Cole & Osage counties in Central Missouri. Director responsible for administration & operation of library system. Requirements: MLS/MLIS degree from ALA accredited institution, 10 years professional public library experience; minimum 5 years supervisory/managerial experience in public library. Proven fiscal management experience; ability to effectively plan & use library technology; thorough knowledge of public library service & HR management. Strong work ethic, integrity, commitment to serve as Library’s advocate in community; ability to inspire community support & possess excellent human relations skills. Experience with library building project, levy proposals preferred. Salary $80,000 negotiable based on experience. Excellent benefit package.  Equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity, M/F/D/V. Visit website www.mrrl.org.  Send cover letter addressing position requirements, resume, three professional references with contact information by May 30, 2014 to Search Committee, c/o Elizabeth Beach, HR Officer, MRRL, P. O. Box 89, Jefferson City, MO 65102 or beache@mrrl.org. Jefferson City offers a great place to live with 90.2 cost of living index, quality education, shopping & recreation. Named America's ‘Most Beautiful’ Small Town by Rand McNally. Jefferson City information: visit local chamber website at www.jeffersoncitychamber.org or Jefferson City Visitor & Convention Bureau, www.info@visitjeffersoncity.com

 

Job reposted 4/23/2014

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