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Youth Specialist II, St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, MO

Join an award winning team!
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Regional Branch Location: Florissant Valley Branch

St. Louis County Library is a 20 branch system, serving over 860,000 patrons and circulating 14 million items a year in a growing metropolitan area. SLCL is in the midst of a multi-year capital improvement project to upgrade existing structures and open new facilities, as well as enhance library programs and service.  The Florissant Valley Branch is an active and bustling branch in the system.  A true resource for the community and neighborhood.  The successful candidate will work well in a fast-paced setting and on a team to provide a wide range of programming options to a diverse, urban environment.

Are you dynamic, an out-of-the-box thinker, have a passion for children and teen literacy? Apply today! We look forward to you joining our team!

Starting Salary: $32,386.00 (salary commensurate with experience)

Job Purpose:
Provide quality services for children and teens to promote reading and learning in support of the Library’s mission.

Essential Job Functions:

Plans, prepares, schedules, and presents programs for youth ages 0-17 in order to support the Library’s mission to offer quality programs for children and teens which promote reading and learning.

Supports the manager in being a liaison to childcare providers, homeschoolers, schools, and educators to encourage their new and continued use of Library services.

Compiles accurate statistics and writes evaluative reports for the branch regarding programming and resources.

Provides Readers’ Advisory and Reference service for youth ages 0-17 and their caregivers to assist them in making the best use of Library resources.

Performs duties as delegated by the Manager to provide support to branch staff.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree
Two years experience planning and implementing youth programs
Must possess a commitment to a high level of public service to Library customers and staff Must possess excellent communication and organization skills
Working knowledge of literature for youth ages 0-17

Applications and Resumes can be submitted by visiting http://www.slcl.org/employment

Job Posted 3/15/2017

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Library Director, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

Application Deadline
April 11, 2017

Full Time/Part Time
Full-time

Job Description
The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), a technological research university which is part of the University of Missouri System, seeks a collaborative, flexible, experienced leader for the position of Library Director. This position reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
It is an exciting time for the Curtis Laws Wilson Library as we have many areas for growth and development. We have recently absorbed the campus archives, which allows for new collaboration in the areas of collection development and digitization. Our institutional repository, Scholars’ Mine, just had its one millionth download and is entering a period of increasing support from campus. Our learning commons is strategically growing in phases, with new opportunities to embed technology and improve spaces to support student success. The library and university strategic plans appear at http://library.mst.edu/strategicplan/ and http://strategicplan.mst.edu/.

The director will:
• Establish a shared vision that promotes the missions of the University and the Library.
• Advocate for the library in all settings.
• Communicate effectively with the Missouri S&T Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, regarding all operations and initiatives; work with the Provost Leadership Cabinet to further the needs of the campus.
• Work closely with Faculty Senate Library and Learning Resources Subcommittee, IT, and Educational Technology to support research, teaching, service, and learning.
• Provide strategic leadership for the coordination and management of library services including planning, budgeting, assessment, and the integration of emerging technologies and trends.
• Seek external funding in support of strategic library initiatives.
• Develop new and improved spaces and services for students to enhance learning and collaboration.
• Lead the Missouri S&T Library’s collaboration efforts with the other libraries in the University of Missouri System, and libraries and library organizations in the region, to optimize use of existing resources and the development of new initiatives.
• Cultivate and sustain an organizational culture of respect, teamwork, professional growth, and responsibility; and which rewards learning, creativity, ownership and innovation.

Minimum Qualifications
ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science or master’s degree in related field, with at least 8 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Second master’s degree. Experience in an academic library setting. Demonstrated progression of supervisory responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to build teams and foster a collaborative working environment. Demonstrated administrative responsibilities with budget and planning. Effective oral, written, and electronic communication skills.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

About Missouri S&T
Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three references. http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/

Comments
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.
Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.

EEO IS THE LAW
To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
• EEO is the Law English Version
• EEO is the Law Spanish Version
• EEO is the Law Chinese Version

Job Posted 3/8/2017

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Electronic Resources Librarian (I or II), Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

The Curtis Laws Wilson Library of the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian.

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Technical Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian will be responsible for maintenance and acquisition of electronic resources and will oversee the purchase of print materials. The Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the library’s electronic discovery tool, knowledge base, EZproxy server, and usage statistics products, and will generate usage and budgetary reports to support collection development decisions. The librarian will actively collaborate with other library staff and participate on consortial committees.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri, S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out. Rolla, a community of 19,000, enjoys an excellent educational system, competitive cost-of-living, and abundant recreational opportunities.

Areas of Responsibility

• Leads Acquisitions department, including two acquisitions staff

• Handles licensing of online content and acts as liaison with vendors

• Maintains and updates EZproxy server

• Manages library’s electronic discovery tool, knowledge base, and usage statistics products

• Oversees OCLC knowledge base with journal holdings and Interlibrary loan rules. Prepares quarterly electronic holdings files and a yearly embargoed titles list.

• Gathers pricing information for potential database or online journal purchases and orchestrates demos of services/products with vendors.

• Works with selectors on collection maintenance.

• Uses PeopleSoft and III Sierra to create and update reports and to project expenditures

• Handles intake of all gifted or donated items

• Works on streaming video purchases and locally digitized files; clears copyright/licensing for owned materials so we may digitize them for streaming.

Requirements

Minimum:
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association

Preferred:
• Experience with maintenance and support of electronic resources
• Experience with Innovative Interfaces Incorporated products
• Experience with EZproxy
• Experience with Serials Solutions products
• Supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge of current issues and trends in electronic resources and licensing.
• Strong organizational and project management skills and the ability to perform effectively in a collaborative environment
• Successful and creative management of staff and operations
• Ability to work effectively with scholars and university partners

Environmental and Physical Demands:
This position requires working with (and in the vicinity of) materials that may contain or produce dust, molds, and other allergens; the ability to lift and handle books; and the ability to push a cart and handle boxes weighing in excess of fifty pounds.

Salary and Benefits
Positions are 12-month appointments at Librarian I or II level, with a minimum salary of $47,476. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes 28 days of vacation annually and 8 paid holidays.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three references to Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resources Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Application deadline: March 28, 2017.

Comments
Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three references. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.

EEO IS THE LAW

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

EEO is the Law English Version
EEO is the Law Spanish Version
EEO is the Law Chinese Version

Job Posted 2/28/2017

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Metadata Services Librarian (I or II), Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

The Curtis Laws Wilson Library of the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the position of Metadata Services Librarian.

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Technical Services, the Librarian provides expertise and leadership on metadata for all library digital platforms. Creates original metadata, works with record loads, processes authority work, and collaborates to provide enhanced access to all content materials. The relatively small size of the library means there will be many opportunities to work in cross-functional teams as well as play a leadership role in initiatives to lead the library forward in an ever-changing environment.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri, S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out. Rolla, a community of 19,000, enjoys an excellent educational system, competitive cost-of-living, and abundant recreational opportunities.

Responsibilities

Oversees metadata processes. Creates original metadata records for the catalog and digital collections.

Collaborates with the Scholarly Communications Librarian on metadata creation and management relating to the institutional repository.

Coordinates and processes vendor-supplied authority reports for errors, provides corrections, and notes trends for reporting.

Monitors editing and loading of MARC records for selected electronic products as well as troubleshoot access problems as appropriate.

Keeps up with current metadata standards and tools. Investigates and implements ways to enrich metadata in the catalog and other repositories. Creates crosswalks as needed to process metadata.

Oversees planning and coordinates assignment and completion of team projects. Coordinates activities with other library departments and teams. Serves on library and university system committees as assigned. Participates in regional and national library organizations as appropriate and shares expertise with colleagues. Works cooperatively in a team environment.

Qualifications

Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree at start date in position. Strong communication skills, ability and desire to learn new technologies. Self-directed. Excellent team-member.

Preferred: One or more years of professional cataloging experience or equivalent. Management skills, Excel skills. Experience with Innovative Interfaces.

Environmental & Physical Demands: This position requires working with (and in the vicinity of) materials that may contain or produce dust, molds, and other allergens; the ability to life and handle books; and the ability to push a cart and handle boxes weighing in excess of fifty pounds.

Salary and Benefits

Positions are 12 month appointments at Librarian I or II level, with a minimum salary of $47,476. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes 28 days of vacation annually and 8 paid holidays.

Comments
Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three references to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Application review will begin on March 28, 2017. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.

EEO IS THE LAW

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

Job Posted 2/28/2017

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