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Part-time Circulation Clerk, Rock Hill Public Library, Rock Hill, MO

Part-time Circulation Clerk Position

The Rock Hill Public Library in the St. Louis area has an immediate opening for a part-time circulation clerk. The person in this position will have excellent customer service skills while assisting patrons daily, the ability to perform general circulation duties such as shelving, assisting with weeding, and processing materials. The person in this position will provide basic reference and readers’ advisory.

Additionally, the individual in this position will assist patrons on computers, scanners, and printers. Other duties include, but are not limited to, social media promotion and creating displays. Knowledge of web design and familiarity with WordPress is a plus.

A small library located in a municipality with a population of just under 5,000, this is a great opportunity for someone to learn or strengthen library skills while obtaining an MLS.

20+ hours per week. Must be available to work 2 Saturdays per month, and one evening per week. 9.50/hr. Please submit a brief resume to jconroy@rhplmo.org or drop one off at the Rock Hill Public Library located at 9811 Manchester Road, Rock Hill, MO 63119. We will only contact applicants we plan to interview. No phone calls, please.

Job posted 12/4/2017

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Library Director, Crawford County Library District, Steelville, MO

Crawford County Library District Searching for Library Director

The Crawford County Library District is searching for a dynamic, innovative, community-minded leader with professional experience in a library environment. Successful candidate will have the opportunity to serve the community by creating a strong library system, contributing to community literacy programming through multiple avenues.

The ideal candidate will bring a passion and commitment for engaging the community in literacy initiatives, blending administrative and staff support expertise.

The newly formed district is based in Steelville, MO with branches in Cuba and Bourbon.

Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library & Information Science Required, with at least two years of public library experience. Comparable experience and education will be considered.

Interested candidates may respond to heather@thequalitycoach.com

Job posted 12/1/2017

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Library Resource Strategist, Maryville University, Saint Louis, MO

Library Resource Strategist

Maryville University, one of the top five fastest growing private higher education institutions, located in the western suburbs of St. Louis, is seeking an innovative and proactive Library Resource Strategist to assist with current and future functions of the Library. This position reports to the Director of the Library within the Division of Student Success. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.
⦁ Research and evaluate current library practices in order to delineate future needs in line with campus strategic initiatives
⦁ Seek out and implement new workflows to enhance student service on campus and online
⦁ Communicate regularly with faculty, staff, and students via various means to best understand ongoing resource needs
⦁ Provide proactive collection development strategy for new and existing academic programs
⦁ Evaluate potential applications of Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality across academic resource environments
⦁ Assist in disseminating information about the library collection and services in multiple formats to diverse audiences
⦁ Regularly catalog digital and print material in a blended RDA/AACR2 environment using the MARC standard, while investigating and implementing new standards such as BIBFRAME
⦁ Provide consortia-wide quality control of cataloging, including the correction of subject headings and authority information
⦁ Represent the University Library in local cataloging initiatives
⦁ Process the annual renewal of journal subscriptions, while managing journal information in Sierra, EBSCO holdings, and LibGuides
⦁ Communicate with vendors concerning digital and print material and implement trials
⦁ Participate in library-wide initiatives such as collection management, assessment, and strategic planning
⦁ Through the development of collaborative and cross-functional relationships, help to express the University’s core values and their relation to the Library
⦁ Serve as library liaison for assigned departments and academic majors across the University
⦁ Provide reference, user education, and research services as needed
⦁ Supervise the work of student employees as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

⦁ MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited school, or appropriate equivalent
⦁ Knowledge of metadata standards and applications, including next generation cataloging standards
⦁ Two years of cataloging experience
⦁ Superb written and oral communication skills
⦁ Exemplary customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively present information
⦁ Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
⦁ Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment
⦁ Ability to be adaptable, intuitive, and flexible
⦁ Strong sense of initiative; self-starter
⦁ Proven ability to work and communicate effectively in a diverse environment

Preferred Qualifications:

⦁ Working knowledge of integrated library systems, LibGuides, and OPAC software
⦁ Academic library experience
⦁ Experience working with diverse content and populations
⦁ Organizational policy, procedure, and strategy development
⦁ Supervisory experience

Work Hours:

40 hours per week. The University Library is open from 7 am – midnight, Monday through Friday and 9 am – 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday. Variable hours as required with the ability to be flexible.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

⦁ An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

⦁ Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff and termination.

To apply: http://jobs.maryville.edu/postings/1885

Job posted 11/30/2017

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User Experience and Emerging Technologies Strategist, Maryville University, Saint Louis, MO

User Experience and
Emerging Technologies Strategist

Maryville University, one of the top five fastest growing private higher education institutions, located in the western suburbs of St. Louis, is seeking a dynamic UX and Emerging Technologies Strategist. This innovative position reports to the Director of the Library within the Division of Student Success. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.
⦁ Conduct in depth User Experience (UX) testing for library resources and services
⦁ Actively seek out new technologies to support library and University values
⦁ Evaluate potential applications of Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality across academic resource environments
⦁ Work with the library team, faculty and staff to develop and expand online services and learning
⦁ Design and deploy innovative applications for LibGuides, the library’s website management system
⦁ Coordinate the increasing automation of library services
⦁ Participate in efforts to enhance and transform physical and virtual spaces based on user focused service model
⦁ Actively serve as the library representative in the University Apple iPad initiative (Digital World)
⦁ Work with faculty to develop critical thinking projects and initiatives among the student population
⦁ Aid in the development of web-based library instruction material
⦁ Provide troubleshooting and usage analytics for library databases and website
⦁ Through the development of collaborative and cross-functional relationships, help to express the University’s core values and their relation to the library
⦁ Serve as library liaison for assigned departments and academic programs across the University
⦁ Participate in library-wide initiatives such as collection management, assessment, and strategic planning
⦁ Provide reference, user education, and research services as needed
⦁ Supervise the work of student employees as needed

Minimum qualifications:

⦁ Some higher education or three to five years of recent, relevant, professional experience
⦁ Exemplary customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively present information
⦁ Ability to analyze and interpret data
⦁ Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
⦁ Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment
⦁ Ability to be adaptable, intuitive, and flexible
⦁ Strong sense of initiative; self-starter
⦁ Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript & PHP or Python
⦁ Detailed knowledge and understanding of Internet Protocol & ADA web accessibility
⦁ Proven ability to work effectively and communicate in a diverse environment

Preferred Qualifications:

⦁ Bachelor’s degree in a computer technology field
⦁ UX testing background
⦁ Academic library experience
⦁ Demonstrated experience using Learning Management Systems (Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)
⦁ Supervisory experience

Work Hours:

⦁ 40 hours per week. The University Library is open from 7 am – midnight, Monday through Friday and 9 am – 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday. Variable hours as required with the ability to be flexible.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

⦁ An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

⦁ Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff and termination.

To apply: http://jobs.maryville.edu/postings/1886

Job posted 11/30/2017

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Library Administrator, Missouri Senate, Jefferson City, MO

Library Administrator

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS & ABILITIES

Graduation with an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program
Working knowledge of legal databases and other electronic resources
Knowledge of the legislative process preferred
Supervisory/management experience
Excellent customer service/interpersonal skills
Must be able to work collaboratively as well as independently

EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES

Maintains communication & relationships with House & Senate Staff
Provide reference services to the general assembly members and their staff, other state government entities, and the general public
Track expenditures for the library
Acquires and maintains collection of legislative documents, state documents, reports, monographs and publications for use by the general assembly, staff, and public.
Maintain database of current and former members of the Missouri general assembly
Please submit cover letters, resumes and three letters of reference by Monday, December 11th to Senate Human Resources Specialist, Cindy Winthorst, Room 434-B, State Capitol Building, Jefferson City, MO 65101 or cwinthorst@senate.mo.gov.

Job posted 11/27/2017

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Senior Library Associate (Rare Books), Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Position Classification Title
Library Associate, Sr. (Rare Books)
Position Type
Staff
Department
Library-Pius XII Memorial – D262

Job Summary
Under general supervision by the Rare Books Librarian, provides support for the Rare Books unit of Special Collections in cataloging, collections maintenance, instruction, exhibition, and public services. The position provides research assistance and carries out projects in the collections as directed; shares responsibility as monitor and patron contact for the Archives and
Rare Books Reading Room; provides reader services and retrieval of materials; processes and digitizes materials; edits image files; and creates accompanying metadata.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics
Basic familiarity with Latin or other romance language skills
High degree of proficiency in Microsoft and Adobe suite applications and in acquiring new software skills
Proficiency in use of email, scanners, printers, and photocopiers
Excellent organizational, verbal, and writing skills
Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and precision in all activities
Ability to work and solve problems independently and to keep supervisor apprised of progress
Ability to organize and carry project to successful completion
Ability to perform tasks associated with retrieval and shelving of library materials up to 50 lbs
Professional and courteous manner toward patrons and colleagues

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject area from an accredited institution of higher education; supplemented with minimum experience of one (1) year working in a library, archives, the book trade, or other cultural institution.

Link to Full Description and Application

https://jobs.slu.edu/postings/15304

Job posted 11/15/2017

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State Librarian for Missouri – Missouri State Library, Missouri Secretary of State’s Office, Jefferson City, MO

The Missouri State Library seeks a dynamic individual with proven leadership qualities to direct and further develop the Missouri State Library including the Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library.  The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking leader and change agent, who can shape and communicate a compelling vision for Missouri’s motivated and engaged library community.  In addition, the Missouri State Librarian represents this innovative organization with nation and regional organizations.

The Missouri State Librarian reports to the Secretary of State (SOS) as detailed in Missouri Revised Statutes 181 and provides leadership to the Secretary’s Council on Library Development, the Wolfner Advisory Council, State Library Staff, Missouri local and regional libraries.  The State Librarian oversees a staff of 41 employees, with an annual budget of approximately $10 million in state, federal and other funds.

The Missouri State Library promotes the development and improvement of library services throughout the state, provides direct library and information service in support of the executive and legislative branches of Missouri state government and strives to ensure all Missourians have equal access to library services.

General Responsibilities:

Administers federal, state and other funds for libraries including funding appropriated for Missouri libraries through the state legislature.  Administers federal funding through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) program and ensures implementation of programs under the LSTA as well as compliance with all federal guidelines and reporting requirements.

Administers policy development and service function in coordination with Directors of Library Development, References Services and Wolfner Library divisions.

Serves as an advocate for libraries to articulate the critical role of libraries in the state and local communities and to ensure stable and adequate funding for library programs.  Advocates for improvement of library services for persons with visual and physical impairments, as users of Wolfner Library.

Work with libraries, library groups, state agencies and those who use libraries to develop and implement programs to advance and improve library services. Ensure the provision of general and specialized consulting services for library staff and trustees. Develop instruments including an annual survey of public library services to monitor and report progress to the library community and other parties.

Facilitates the work of the Secretary’s Council on Library Development, in conjunction with the Secretary of State and Council Chair to provide effective advice to the State Library on its programs relating to libraries in the state.

Provides leadership in making information from and about government available and accessible to the public. Supports the information reference needs of state government as provided through Reference Services.

Represents the state library at local library events, attends meetings of library groups and stays apprised of developments in local libraries and their communities.  Represents Missouri State Library in state, national and international library activities; participates in national associations of state librarians.  Represents the State Library on boards including Missouri Library Association, MOREnet Council, Missouri Association of School Librarians, MOBIUS, MoEvergreen and others.

In partnership with State Archives, administers Missouri Digital Heritage program to expand access to information about Missouri’s history through the digitization of historical records, artifacts and documents.

The above job responsibilities in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Competencies in technological advances in library services.

Strong communication skills, both oral and written, including public speaking.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work on a team and facilitate group discussions.

Management, financial, and leadership experience.

Legislative, budget, and policy development experience and abilities.

Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

Ability to prioritize work effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues, peers, elected officials, other office personnel, and the public.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university and graduation from an American Library Association accredited library school is required. Four to five years’ experience in the administration of a public, academic, or governmental library is required.

Salary range: $75,000 to $91,000

Apply at: https://sosmo.applicantpro.com/jobs/584198.html

Minimum Posting Period Ends: October 23, 2017

Job posted 10/04/2017

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