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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.

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Library Marketing Coordinator - Missouri River Regional Library, Jefferson City, MO

Missouri River Regional Library, Jefferson City, MO has full-time opportunity for coordination of marketing activities. Will build public awareness of library services; responsible for informational materials such as press releases, social media , newsletters; assist at Library events, assist with Foundation activities and will develop a Friends Group. Responsible for building a marketing plan and writing grants for public information projects in conjunction with Library Director. Some evening & weekend hours required. Must have excellent writing & public speaking abilities; excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff & public; work experience with Microsoft products; work experience in public relations. Able to conceptualize projects, work independently & self-directed. Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or related field. Excellent benefit program.

For consideration, submit cover letter, resume & employment application to Human Resources by 5 p.m., Friday, October 24, 2014. Applications available on-line at http://www.mrrl.org; Circulation Desk, Main Library, 214 Adams Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101; & Osage County Library, 1014D Main Street, Linn, MO 65051, EOE; committed to diversity, M/F/D/V

 

Job posted 9/26/2014

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Youth Services Support Associate - Library Center, Springfield-Greene County Library District, Springfield, MO

Location: The Library Center - Youth Services District Office 4653 S Campbell Ave. Springfield, MO 65810

Salary: $10.85 per hour

Application Deadline: October 8, 2014

This is part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week. Work will be performed primarily between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with occasional weekend and evening work required. As a condition of employment, work schedules may change as necessary to best provide user services and to meet the Library’s responsibility to the citizens of Greene County.

This position requires a BS/BA degree in a related field. To be considered for this position, TRANSCRIPTS MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION.

Education and experience shall be evaluated with regard to recency and quality, as well as quantity. Based on the number and quality of applicants, applications may be reviewed for qualifications beyond the minimums stated herein.

Current library employees desiring consideration must:

  • have received a satisfactory performance rating on their last performance evaluation
  • currently be performing their duties at a satisfactory level
  • submit a cover letter to humanresources@thelibrary.org and provide transcripts (if post- secondary education is required for the position) or confirm that transcripts are on file with the HR Office prior to the posted closing date

Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in the United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment.

Applications and a complete job description may be found online at http://thelibrary.org/libjob/libjobs.cfm or obtained at any Springfield-Greene County Library District branch location.

Submit completed application and transcript to humanresources@thelibrary.org, fax to 417-889-6213, or drop off at any Springfield-Greene County Library District branch location.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Job posted 9/26/2014

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Children’s Specialist, Full time - Cass County Public Library - Northern Resource Center Branch

40 hours per week

Seeking a highly motivated library professional with excellent communication and team-building skills. Must have solid working knowledge of children’s and young adult programming. Specific responsibilities include providing preschool and toddler story times; school age and teen programming and summer reading program family activities. A two-year or four-year degree in early or elementary education or children’s library services with related library experience. Starting pay is $13.10/hr. Schedule includes one evening a week and Saturday rotation. Email applications to deand@casscolibrary.org. Applications also available at Cass County Public Library Administrative Offices, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701 or Northern Resource Center Branch, 164 Cedar Tree Square, Belton, MO 64012 and can be submitted at any Cass County Public Library location or faxed to 816) 884-2301. Application deadline: Oct 13, 2014.


Job posted 9/23/2014

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Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian- Scenic Regional Library, Union, MO

Job Description

Scenic Regional Library serves 132,500 people in Warren, Gasconade, and Franklin counties with branches in Hermann, Owensville, New Haven, St. Clair, Union, Warrenton, and Pacific. The library’s administrative offices are located in Union, Missouri, about a 50-minute drive southwest of downtown St. Louis.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

The Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian is responsible for the acquisition of all new materials for the library system. The library system has a projected new materials budget (including electronic resources) of $765,000 in FY 2015. The position also oversees borrowing and lending through WorldShare interlibrary loan and the Missouri Evergreen consortium. The Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian also shares responsibility for the operation of the library district by serving as a member of a management team with the Director and other administrative staff.   

HOURS OF WORK 

The Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian is a full-time, exempt position with a minimum of 40 hours per week, typically 8:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 

MLS from an ALA accredited library sciences program. At least three years of recent, progressively-responsible experience in public libraries involving collection development. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

In addition to any other duties as assigned, the Collection Development and Interlibrary Loan Librarian has these specific responsibilities:

1.    Evaluate research databases and other electronic resources and make purchase recommendations to the Library Director

2.    Purchase adult and children’s print materials, e-books, e-audiobooks, audiovisual materials, and periodicals in consultation with the Library Director and Youth Services Librarian

3.    Manage the library’s standing orders

4.    Evaluate donated materials for addition to the collection

5.    Utilize review resources and other collection development tools to assist and guide the purchase of new materials

6.    Oversees borrowing and lending through WorldShare interlibrary loan and the Missouri Evergreen consortium

  1. Assist Branch Managers with weeding the library’s collection

8.    Recommend and implement library policies and procedures

9.    Participate as an Administrative team member in budget development and strategic planning

10. Serve on library system committees

11. Supervise a part-time interlibrary loan clerk

12. Stay up-to-date on professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, conferences, and continuing education opportunities

13. Meet with vendors about new services and products

14. Develop expertise of the Evergreen ILS acquisitions module and online vendor ordering systems

15. Analyze the library’s collection and circulation patterns to assist and guide the purchase of new materials

SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  1. Enthusiasm for working with the public and a wide variety of people
  2. Well organized and able to effectively prioritize 
  3. Knowledge of Windows Operating System, spreadsheets, word-processing software, Internet browsers, and email 
  4. Work without direct supervision 

5.    Excellent communication skills

6.    Demonstrates creativity, flexibility, and a positive attitude

7.    Ability to exhibit good judgment and establish effective working relationships with staff and colleagues within the library, local government, and vendors

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

1.    Maneuver materials, carts, tables and chairs

2.    Operate computers, printers, copy machines other equipment 

3.    Communicate with patrons and staff in person, in writing and on the telephone in English

4.    Stand for up to 4 hours without sitting while presenting or assisting

5.    Sit for up to 4 hours while doing work on the computer

6.    Drive to branch locations or other locations for programming/workshops etc.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

1.    Salary: $40,000-$50,000 starting range, depending on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

2.    Benefits:  This position will receive the following paid benefits: holidays, sick leave, vacation leave, insurance (health, life and dental), and retirement (LAGERS). The library offers optional dependent health insurance, vision, dental, voluntary life insurance at the employee's cost.

APPLY

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to employment@scenicregional.org or Scenic Regional Library, Attention: Employment, 308 Hawthorne Dr., Union, Missouri, 63084. Application deadline is Tuesday, October 21, at 5:00 PM.


 

Job posted 9/22/2014

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Substitute Library Assistant - Springfield-Greene County Library District, Springfield, MO

Location: Will work varying shifts at all branches

Salary: $9.95 per hour

Application Deadline: Until Filled

This is a part time position, approximately 20 hours scheduled per week. There is not a set schedule for this position – it is variable and may require reporting to work on short notice. Applicant must be available to work any hours the library is open. Applicant must have reliable transportation. As a condition of employment, work schedules may change as necessary to best provide user services and to meet the Library’s responsibility to the citizens of Greene County.

This position requires a minimum of 60 college credit hours. To receive credit for any college courses or degrees, TRANSCRIPTS MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION.

Education and experience shall be evaluated with regard to recency and quality, as well as quantity. Based on the number and quality of applicants, applications may be reviewed for qualifications beyond the minimums stated herein.

Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in the United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment.

Applications may be found online at http://thelibrary.org/libjob/libjobs.cfm or obtained at any Springfield-Greene County Library District branch location. A complete job description can be found here: http://molib.org/SubstituteLibraryAssistant.doc

Submit completed application and transcript to humanresources@thlibrary.org, fax to 417-889-6213, or drop off at any Springfield-Greene County Library District branch location.

Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Job posted 9/18/2014

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Library Director - Bonner Springs City Library, Bonner Springs, KS

The Bonner Springs Kansas Library Board of Trustees seeks an energetic and innovative Director to lead a highly talented staff and to serve the needs of the community. The Library Director will provide quality leadership, direct and support staff, and bring ideas and innovation to the Library. Governed by an eight member Board of Trustees, The Bonner Springs City Library has a staff of eleven and an annual budget of $560,000. In the fall of 2006, a successful $3.5 million bond issue was overwhelmingly passed by the community of Bonner Springs, and in July of 2009, the new Bonner Springs City Library was opened. The Library continues to be a vital and valued partner in the community, and provides excellent services and programs for all ages.

Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director develops, administers, supervises, and coordinates the work of the Library and staff, performs managerial duties related to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance, and library operations and services in conformity of the policies established by the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will be able to balance traditional service while implementing new, bold, thoughtful programs and services. For complete details and job description, visit the Bonner Springs City Library website: http://bonnerlibrary.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library Science and at least two years of progressively responsible professional public library administration and leadership experience; supervisory duties required.

Compensation. Salary range of $50,000-57,000 (placement being dependent on experience and qualifications) with an attractive benefits package.

Send application (available at the Library or on the website at www.bonnerlibrary.org), a meaningful cover letter, resume, and three references to Bonner Springs City Library, Attn: Director Search, 201 N. Nettleton Ave, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 or email to directorsearch@bonnerlibrary.org. Position is open until filled, but to ensure consideration apply by October 6, 2014

 

Job posted 9/13/2014

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STEM Librarian - Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Department: Pius XII Memorial Library

Recruiter: David Cassens, Dean of Libraries

Requisition Number: 20140620

Date Posted: 09-03-2014

Status: FT

Grade: 999

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for the position of STEM Reference Librarian, Pius XII Memorial Library at the rank of Assistant Professor, non-tenure track, 12-month appointment.

Duties: Provide general reference services (including some evening and weekend hours), serve as liaison for the natural and physical sciences, engineering and aviation, and mathematics, teach use and searching of traditional and electronic library resources, prepare instructional materials, offer individualized research consultations, and provide subject-area collection development.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in librarianship from a library program accredited by the American Library Association (or the appropriate national body of another country).
  • Undergraduate and/or advanced degree(s) in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics from an accredited institution or at least three year experience as a STEM librarian.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal skills, positive public service orientation, effective oral/written communication skills, initiative, flexibility, commitment to professional growth, and research and analytic skills in a dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of professional library experience.
  • Knowledge of information sources related to STEM research.
  • Experience with library instruction using appropriate technologies.
  • Collection development experience in an academic or research library.
  • Knowledge of the unique information needs of scientists.
  • Awareness of emerging trends in science librarianship.

Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.slu.edu. Please include a cover letter and CV. We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits including retirement program, insurance, tuition remission, vacation, and holidays.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and application from women and minorities.

 

Job posted 9/8/2014

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