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Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, Amigos Library Services, Dallas, TX

Amigos Library Services is hiring a full-time Marketing and Outreach Coordinator. To respond to this ad, please send a cover letter and resume by October 15, 2018 to resumes@amigos.org.

Position Overview

Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan. Coordinate marketing activities and communications to members. Responsible for social media and digital media activities. Maintain organizational marketing collateral, coordinate exhibit booth materials for various conferences and trade shows, and oversee the production of various publications.

Reports To:

Chief Programs Officer


Required Skills and Qualifications:

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Ability to work independently.

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and operating system.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, English, or Journalism.

Experience:

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in professional level marketing position(s) required. Experience developing and implementing marketing plans and marketing communications to libraries preferred.

Miscellaneous:

Remote work options are possible with this position.

Some work-related travel will be required.

Job posted 9/18/2018

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Library Director, Ames Public Library, Ames, IA

Are you ready to lead an active and well-supported library into the future?

Join Ames Public Library’s team of passionate staff, engaged volunteers, and diverse partners in the heart of our vibrant community.

The Ames Public Library Board of Trustees is excited to announce it is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. Applications will be accepted continuously; however, the deadline for the first review of applications is 5:00 p.m. October 1st. Applications received after that deadline may be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

Under the administrative direction of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees and in cooperation with city officials, the Library Director plans, directs, and coordinates all Library fiscal, operational and personnel activities to achieve the Library mission, goals and objectives within the context of community need and priorities; performs related work as required.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit www.AmesPublicLibrary.org/Director

To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames/jobs/2178760/library-director

Plans, directs, coordinates, and assures the efficiency and effectiveness of all Library operations, facilities, services, collections and programs; provides information, alternatives and recommendations regarding policy and service issues to the Library Board; implements Board decisions; develops protocol and procedures for Library operations, services, and programs; develops and implements methods to measure community needs and Library effectiveness; develops and implements short and long term strategic plans; represents the Library in interactions with City administration, including active participation as a member of the City Manager’s Executive Leadership Team; prepares and presents reports to the City Manager and City Council.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups and the general public; acts as liaison with a variety of local, regional and statewide organizations to develop collaborative relationships and promote the goals and objectives of the Library; makes public presentations; responds to public inquiries and complaints; represents the Library in professional organizations and on local boards and committees.

Directs the selection, training, performance review and discipline of Library employees; develops Library staff as a strong team through leadership, mentoring and providing staff development opportunities; communicates with staff to determine vision and operational needs.

Directs the preparation, presentation, and administration of the Library budget and capital improvement plan; directs the application for grants and county, state and federal funds to enhance Library programs; ensures proper and efficient use of all Library funds; serves as an ex-officio director and administration support for the board of the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation; advocates for the Library’s interests with governmental agencies at the county, state, and federal level; ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include committing to continuous improvement, inspiring creativity and innovation, being customer driven, making data-driven decisions, championing employee involvement, striving for excellence, having fiscal stewardship, acting with honesty and integrity, exhibiting leadership, choosing a positive attitude, respecting one another, promoting safety and wellness, and cultivating teamwork. For leaders, this includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life. For all employees, this includes maintaining a Total City Perspective. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment.

Requirements

Education and Experience: Masters of Library Science degree from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association required. Must have seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public library management, including three years at the senior staff or management level.

Licenses and Certificates: Public Library Certification by the State Library of Iowa (for further information, see www.statelibraryofiowa.org/ld/c-d/cert/director-certification/copy_of_table-layout-director-cert).

Please visit the detailed job posting to view more information regarding the job requirements.

Job posted 9/18/2018

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Youth Services Librarian, Brentwood Public Library, St. Louis, MO

Brentwood Public Library

Youth Services Librarian

The Brentwood Public Library in St. Louis, Missouri, is seeking a Youth Services Librarian. We are a small, independent suburban library with a population of 8,000 and a staff of 12. We are a member of the Municipal Library Consortium of St. Louis County. Our children’s library is a popular place in our community. We are looking for someone who is going to expand the scope of our current programs. This position will offer the right candidate the freedom to try out new ideas and tweak or nix existing programs with support but with little oversight. We need someone who has the experience and passion to single-handedly run a busy department.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

· Provides excellent customer service through demeanor, presence, and ability; a willingness to serve all of the visitors to the library with the primary focus of engaging youth of all ages

· Provides friendly, courteous, helpful, and efficient service to customers by checking out materials, issuing library cards, placing holds, accepting payments, and answering questions about accounts

· Coordinates and presents weekly story times for infants and toddlers, and preschoolers; creative programming for school-age children; weekly STEM programming; weekend and evening activities; coordinate and present the annual Summer Reading Program for youth

· Represents library at off-site events as needed; establishes partnerships with schools and community organizations throughout our service area

· Seeks grants to support new programs and services; develops grant proposals and implements grant programs

· Tracks expenditures for programs and events

· Collects statistics and other data and prepares reports as required

· Collection development of library materials from birth-age 18

· Develops and prepares monthly newsletter, social media marketing, website events, and articles for the department

· Maintains public and work areas in a safe, clean and orderly condition

· Timely and regular attendance is an essential job function

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

· Master in Library/Information Science degree (MLS) or equivalent

· Competence with standard workplace computer applications and equipment

· A strong customer service attitude and ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently

· Ability to work evenings and weekends

Knowledge and Skills Required:

· Library programming skills

· Knowledge of current and emerging library trends, services, technologies, and practices

· Prior experience in a public library setting preferred

· Excellent customer service attitude

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The ideal candidate will also have the following experience, knowledge, qualities and skills:

· Experience developing and providing library programming

· Extensive knowledge of children’s and young adult literature and genres

· Mentally flexible, creative thinker with a high level of energy and an aptitude for managing multiple projects at once.

This is a full-time position with benefits. The salary starts at $40,500 and will depend on the ideal candidate’s experience and qualifications.

We can’t wait to talk about the library with you and hear your ideas.

Email your cover letter and resumé to ggibbons@bplmo.org.

We will accept resumés through September 27th, 2018

Job posted 9/17/2018

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Branch Manager, Southeast Community Branch, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, MO

Branch Manager
Outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic mission-driven organization! The Kansas City Public Library is looking for a dynamic, engaging, creative, and community-focused Manager for our Southeast Community Branch. The Branch Manager is responsible for leading the daily operations of the branch including supervising staff and providing information and reader’s advisory services through direct service to patrons. The manager shall also engage in the community by actively building relationships with churches, schools and community organizations to promote the Library’s collections and services. Minimum qualifications include extensive leadership and customer service experience, preferably in a public library environment, personnel management and supervisory experience, an MLS degree or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Must have the ability to interact successfully with the public; knowledge of books and reading; excellent written and oral communications skills; advanced computer skills and competency in technology used in libraries; and a valid driver’s license. Salary starts at $54,235 plus DOQ plus excellent benefits. Position closes 5PM on September 21, 2018.

Please apply for this position through our web application system at http://www.kclibrary.org/jobs. We will only be accepting applications submitted through this system. Please note that we cannot respond to requests for application status.

Job posted 9/15/2018

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Associate Director for Public Service, Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City, MO

Associate Director for Public Service
Mid-Continent Public Library
Kansas City, MO Metro Area

Apply online at www.mymcpl.org/library-information/working-with-MCPL/employment-opportunities

Mid-Continent Public Library is the largest library system in the Kansas City metropolitan area serving over 780,000 residents in Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties. MCPL currently has 31 branches and approximately 900 employees and an Administrative Headquarters located in Independence, Missouri. Our mission is to enrich our citizens and communities through expanding access to innovation, information, ideas, and inspiration with a vision of creating the best public library experience in North America.

Position Overview:
The Associate Director for Public Service is responsible for providing excellent customer service to all staff and customers. The Associate Director for Public Service interprets and implements the direction of the Library to assigned staff members in the areas of supervision, Board policy, procedures, programs, and collection development. The Associate Director for Public Service is responsible for clearing barriers to service. This is a full-time, overtime exempt position with a minimum starting salary of $72,408.00.

Reports to: Chief Customer Experience Officer
Manages: Assigned Branch Managers

Leadership Expectations:
Supports, promotes, implements, and makes decisions based on established Library policies, guidelines, and programs
Knowledge and support of the principles of intellectual freedom including the Library Bill of Rights and the Freedom to Read statement
Models excellent customer service attitude and delivery, supporting a collaborative and inclusive workplace
Consistently exhibits leadership qualities and professional attitudes and behaviors
Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each Library employee’s contributions
Develops a high-performance work team in an empowered environment
Maintains an attractive, safe and welcoming environment
Maintains regular and dependable personal attendance and punctuality based on commitment to the Library
Establishes and maintains supportive working relationships with co-workers and other departments/branches
Plans and allocates library resources systematically
Consistently meets expectations set forth in the Exempt Employees Expectation Document

Essential Job Functions:
Manages Branch Managers and advises on branch operations
Interviews, selects and trains Branch managers
Participates in selection of candidates for branch salaried positions
Approves goals set by Branch Managers and evaluates completion
Participates in Branch employee discipline and termination, as needed
Leads monthly Branch Manager meeting
Leads quarterly Assistant Manager meetings
Makes regular and special visits to branch libraries observing operations and condition of facility
Leads in planning or coordination of facility changes
Monitors branch use and operations
Mediates external customer service
Possession of a valid driver license and a reliable personal vehicle for use in carrying out the duties of this position including transportation of materials and equipment(mileage reimbursed)

Non-Essential Job Functions:
Participates in local, state or national organizations, such as Public Library Association or American Library Association
Maintains Associate Director for Public Service intranet page
Contacts other like libraries to compare policies and procedures and investigate potential new projects

Required Skills:
Models excellent customer service attitude and delivery
Demonstrates proven computer literacy with adequate keyboarding skills
Demonstrates proficiency in office productivity and library operations software
Uses effective verbal, written, and discreet communication with management, co-workers, and the public
Exhibits self-motivation with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
Demonstrates excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently
Performs duties requiring the exercise of professional skill, initiative and independent judgment
Successfully handles matters of conflict
Remains current on trends in the library field

Experience and Training:
Master of Library Science degree issued by a library school of recognized standing is required.
Minimum of 5 years library experience with manager responsibilities required

Essential Physical Abilities to be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodation are:
Clarity of speech and hearing which permits the employee to communicate effectively with the supervisor and other employees.
Vision which permits the employee to produce and review a wide variety of library materials, written correspondence, reports and related materials in both electronic and hard copy form.
Manual dexterity which permits the employee to operate a keyboard and any other assigned equipment to process library materials.
Personal mobility which permits the employee to monitor, supervise, and perform assigned library operations, and to attend Library district, community, and public meetings at various locations.
Tolerance for dust and mold which permits the employee to work with books and other library materials as well as working in older buildings.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job posted 9/14/2018

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Reference Librarian I, Jefferson County Library, Northwest Branch, High Ridge, MO

Reference Librarian I
Jefferson County Library, Northwest Branch, High Ridge, MO

The Northwest Branch is a community gathering place. We strive to offer entertaining and educational activities for all age groups, as well as provide ample space for community organizations to meet.
Our newly dedicated Della Lang Local History and Genealogy Room draws users from across the country. In addition to both print and digital collections, we provide circulation of cake pans, cookie cutters, leak detectors, telescopes and a digital slide converter.
As a Reference Librarian, and head of the Reference Department, some of your responsibilities will be to assist patrons with reference questions, collection development of our non-fiction materials, assist patrons with digital resources, plan and present programs for adults of all ages. You will also supervise a staff of 3 full time paraprofessionals, assist with building opening and closing procedures, become a passport acceptance agent, and attend various continuing education events.

Requirements:
Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited program
Ability to interact pleasantly with customers and library employees
Ability to create and deploy engaging programs & classes for all ages
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a rapidly changing environment

Schedule:
Our hours of operation are Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 am until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday hours are pending. You can expect to work one evening shift per week (12:30-9) and at least one Saturday (8:30-5) a month.
This is a full time (40 hours per week) position. Starting pay is $17.25 an hour, plus benefits.
Please send resume and transcript to Cindy Hayes at chayes@jeffcolib.org, or 5680 State Road PP, High Ridge, MO 63049.

Job posted 8/30/2018
Reposted 9/13/2018

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Computer Technician, Trails Regional Library, Warrensburg, MO

Trails Regional Library has an immediate opening for a Computer Technician. This position requires extensive computer experience. Candidates with library background as well as customer service and communication experience are preferred. Successful candidate will report to the Systems Administrator and be responsible for completing computer and network-related tasks for library district with 8 branches.

Send resume to employment@trailslibrary.org. Detailed job description, including salary and benefits information, available below and at http://trailslibrary.org/jobs. Position is open until filled. Trails Regional Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Trails Regional Library
Computer Technician
Job Description

SUMMARY
The Computer Technician is an essential support staff for maintaining computer and networking services for the library district. They report to and are supervised by the Systems Administrator but work with all branch managers and department heads of Trails Regional Library.

HOURS OF WORK
Computer Technicians work a maximum of 40 hours per week, typically 8:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday. Work schedule is subject to change according to the needs of the library system, including evening hours and Saturdays.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
BA/BS in Computer Science or a related field; MLS +2 years in position requiring technology-related duties; or an appropriate combination of education, experience and certifications in computer-related fields. Public library experience and customer service skills preferred. Experience with web technologies such as HTML, XML, PHP, Drupal and FTP preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
In addition to other duties as assigned, a Computer Technician has these specific responsibilities:

Administrative
1. Maintain computer inventory.
2. Prepare necessary reports for the Systems Administrator.
3. Attend staff meetings and serve on assigned committees.
4. Maintain a working knowledge of the policies and procedures of the library system.
5. Attend meetings and training courses as needed to remain current with changing technology.
6. Communicate technical topics to novices easily and effectively.

Computer Maintenance
1. Install, configure, and maintain computers and software.
2. Maintain records of work performed via work order system, manuals, and technology department documentation.
3. Maintain a working knowledge of all software utilized in the organization.
4. Provide support to staff and public workstations.
5. Troubleshoot computers and software in a variety of settings using a variety of tools including but not limited to remote access software, telephone and email.

Networking
1. Manage network with Active Directory Services or similar directory services application.
2. Create and administer Group Policies or other form of desktop management.
3. Create and maintain accurate graphic and textual documentation of network.
4. Install, configure, and maintain all network hardware and software to include routers and firewalls.
5. Troubleshoot network hardware and software in a variety of settings using a variety of tools including but not limited to remote access software, telephone and email.

Development
1. Create automated solutions to routine tasks via scripting and/or macros.
2. Assist with library website as needed.
3. Pilot new hardware and software configurations to meet the changing needs of the library.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1. Work with employees of varying cultures, ages, and abilities.
2. Work at varying paces to respond to needs of patrons and staff members.
3. Work well with branch staff to provide exemplary service to all patrons.
4. Travel to branch libraries and mandatory training is required.
5. Regular attendance as scheduled and performing tasks as assigned are essential job functions.

SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
1. Enthusiasm for working with the public and a wide variety of people.
2. Good language, spelling, writing and organizational skills.
3. Well organized and able to effectively prioritize.
4. Work without direct supervision.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Maneuver materials and carts
2. Maneuver tables and chairs.
3. Operate computers, printers and copy machines.
4. Communicate with patrons and staff in person and on the telephone in English.
5. Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl and lift and handle up to 50 lbs.
6. Spend up to 4 hours without sitting while presenting or assisting
7. Spend up to 4 hours sitting while doing work on the computer
8. Ability to get down on the floor troubleshooting computer issues
9. Drive to branch locations or other locations for troubleshooting, etc.
10. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
1. Salary Track: F
2. Reports to: Systems Administrator
3. Benefits: This position will receive the following paid benefits as detailed in the library’s Personnel Policies: holidays, time off, insurance (health, short and long term disability), and retirement. The library offers optional dependent health insurance, vision, dental, life insurance and AFLAC plans at the employee’s cost.

Revised: September 2018

Job posted 9/13/2018

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Ranked NTT Faculty Librarian – Clinical Medical Librarian, UMKC Health Sciences Library, Kansas City, MO

The Clinical Medical Librarians (CMLs) are based at the UMKC Health Sciences Library. They work with the UMKC School of Medicine docent (internal medicine) teams by rounding in the clinical setting to facilitate information and resource literacy at point of care, working directly with the students and faculty of the School of Medicine in furthering the school’s progressive curriculum. The CML also instructs students, faculty, and residents of the School of Medicine concerning the electronic and print resources available from the University Libraries, information resources that reflect health disparities and cultural perspectives for underrepresented groups, open access, and works to enhance and expand the Clinical Medical Librarian program. In addition, the CML provides instruction to students and faculty for other UMKC Health Sciences schools as necessary. This position is a member of the Clinical Research & Support Department. Department members work in their functional area but may be called upon to contribute to initiatives in other departments as assigned. This position reports directly to the Head of Clinical Support.

Minimum Qualifications

· ALA accredited MLS.

· Exceptional interpersonal, communication skills, planning, and organizational skills.

· Ability to work positively, productively with diverse constituencies in rapidly changing environment.

· Understanding of scholarly research environment; relevant library/information technology experience.

· Evidence of professional initiative and mature judgment.

· Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track faculty appointment

Preferred Qualifications

· Additional graduate degree.

· Degree in sciences or Healthcare.

· Current knowledge of medical resources and medical library service delivery trends/issues.

· AHIP certification.

· Healthcare experience.

· Current, successful instruction, reference, educational technology experience.

· Knowledge or training in Medical Terminology.

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Salary

This is a 12 month, ranked, non-tenure track faculty position . (See the Promotion and Appointments Criteria for rank specifications.) The minimum salaries for ranks are: Librarian I – $47,500, Librarian II – $50,000, Librarian III – $55,000. Librarian IV salary is commensurate with rank and experience. UMKC offers an excellent retirement/benefits package.

Application Deadline

Applications received by September 30, 2018 will receive priority consideration.

Application Instructions

Application materials must be submitted online at www.umkc.edu/jobs. Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae, a list of 3 references and, optionally, a statement of contributions to diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about how applicants apply, please call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

You may address your cover letter to: Kristy Steigerwalt, Search Committee Chair. For inquiries about the position, please contact 816-235-1531 or umkcula@umkc.edu.

Comments

The University Libraries are fully committed to advancing the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives of the university by providing equitable and inclusive support of teaching, learning, research, and service for a diverse academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to the core campus values of learning, diversity, integrity, accountability, respect, and collaboration.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor – Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.

Job posted 9/12/2018

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Library Deputy Director, Marion County Public Library, Marion, IA

Library Deputy Director

Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $71,253 to commensurate
Posted Date: 09/11/2018 3:59 AM
Deadline to Apply: 10/10/2018 4:30 PM

This is an exciting time to join the Marion Public Library! With a building project on the horizon and a rapidly growing community, we are in the unique position to recraft our core services and offerings to best meet the needs of our users. In addition to fulfilling the role of a traditional public library, we want to delight our patrons and inspire them to explore new experiences both within the library’s walls and in the broader community as described in our Strategic Plan.

We are making changes and trying new things, and we’re looking for a Deputy Director to help us meet and exceed the needs of our community. Reporting to the Library Director, the Deputy will serve as part of the library’s leadership team. We’re looking for an innovative and collaborative administrator who can successfully manage library services through delegation and creative leadership. The successful candidate should have skills ranging from facilities and contract management to technology and IT service coordination. Familiarity with social media outlets, writing and editing skills, and evidence of political savvy will be considered assets.

The candidate will be responsible for working directly with the City of Marion’s HR Manager on all library-specific HR needs. For this reason, and because of the confidentiality of patron records as outlined in the Code of Iowa, the Deputy Director must understand the importance of privacy and confidentiality.

The Deputy Director should have the flexibility and enthusiasm for leading staff through change and should be bold about setting and meeting short- and long-term goals, operating in a fast-paced environment, and effectively setting priorities. This position requires the ability to successfully navigate the spaces between library administration, library staff, and the community. The candidate should be able to deal effectively with the library’s advocacy groups, with diverse populations, and with community organizations. Please see the linked job description for full details.

This position is full time (40 hours/week), may include evening and weekend hours, and may require some overtime work. Salary range starts at $71,253 annually, commensurate with relevant experience, and includes a competitive benefits package.

To apply, submit a completed City of Marion application, resume, and cover letter to Human Resources via HR@cityofmarion.org.

Assistance provided to disabled individuals upon request
Equal Opportunity Employer

Job posted 9/11/2018

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Evening & Weekend Library Supervisor & Tutor, Stephens College, Columbia, MO

Evening & Weekend Library Supervisor & Tutor

The Hugh Stephens Library & Student Success Center have an opening for an Evening & Weekend Library Supervisor & Tutor to work from 12 to 18 hours per week. The Library and SSC seek a professional who can be a self-directed member of the Library/SSC teams to oversee the library on evenings and weekends, provide research assistance, and provide writing assistance and/or subject tutoring to both undergraduate and graduate students (graduate students only receive writing assistance). This part-time position will work one or two weekday evenings per week, as well as every Sunday afternoon, and only for weeks during the Fall and Spring Semesters for which there are evening and weekend hours.

Responsibilities:

1. Provide research assistance to the Stephens’ Community and broader research community.
2. Assist students and faculty with research databases, web searching, formatting styles such as APA and MLA, and computer applications as necessary to meet information needs.
3. Ability to guide students through the different stages in the writing process for both Composition I and writing intensive courses within majors.
4. General supervision of the library building during the evening and weekend hours.
5. Supervise student workers during the evening and weekend hours.
6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a patron-focused philosophy required.
7. Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding records and information.
8. Assumes other responsibilities and/or special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

 Master’s degree or current graduate student with a high level of academic achievement.
 Previous library experience helpful, but not required.
 Demonstrated writing ability through the application process and/or a writing sample.
 Demonstrated experience in assisting students with writing assignments or projects for general education courses or in specific majors.
 Ability to tutor in science fields, a plus.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names & contact information of three references to humanresources@stephens.edu and complete an on-line Stephens College application.
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check.
Equal Opportunity Employer. A diverse community on campus is valued.

Smoke Free Campus

Job posted 9/10/2018

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Callaway County Public Library Services Manager, Callaway County Public Library, Fulton, MO

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
CALLAWAY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES MANAGER
Callaway County Public Library
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

POSITION AVAILABLE: Callaway County Public Library Services Manager

HOURS/DAYS:
Full-time exempt position (40 hours per week)

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the overall functions of Callaway County public library services and represents the library to the community. This position has primary responsibility for excellent customer service and community relations, strengthening community engagement and partnership development, and oversight of staff, collections, programs and services for all Callaway county branches. Serve as a member of DBRL’s management team and participate in the strategic planning process. This individual must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, and enjoy the administrative challenges of working with an outstanding group of diverse people and projects. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment and initiative.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: MLS from an accredited institution; minimum three years increasingly responsible library experience including supervision. Prefer five years of experience in a public library with two or more years of staff supervisory experience, collection development and reference experience. Prefer previous experience working with rural communities. Must have demonstrated organizational and project management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and supervisory skills as well as high customer service orientation.

BENEFITS: We offer an excellent benefits package including: vacation, sick leave, holiday pay; health, dental, vision and life insurance available; 401(k) retirement plan; and employee assistance program.

SALARY: $56,881.27 annually

APPLICATION: Apply online or download application at www.dbrl.org/employment. Applications also available at any of our service centers.

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but first consideration given to applications received by October 8, 2018.

For Further Information Contact: Human Resources, (573) 443-3161 or email hr@dbrl.org

The Daniel Boone Regional Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to social, ethnic and cultural diversity.

Job posted 9/9/2018

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Reference Librarian I or II, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

Hiring Department
Curtis Laws Wilson Library

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position is opened until filled but no longer than December 15, 2018

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Job Description

Research Librarian I or II

The Curtis Laws Wilson Library of the Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for the position of Research Librarian.  Reporting to the Library Director, the Librarian provides expertise and leadership on Reference and Research Services. 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
Marketing: Develops and deploys marketing and advertising materials in print and in pixel. In collaboration with other librarians, develops a plan for library displays and deploys displays collaboratively. Designs signage for various library events and standing needs.
Assessment: Performs statistical, qualitative, and quantitative analysis for various library projects Develops measures for the efficacy of library initiatives and practices.
Reference: Staffs the Service Desk. Provides assistance with reference questions from patrons in person, by phone, and by email. Answers questions from interlibrary loan regarding difficult interlibrary loan requests. Maintains subject guide pages on the library website.
Instruction: Provides bibliographic instructions sessions for assigned academic departments. Provides individualized research assistance appointments to provide one-on-one instruction in library research resources and methods. Creates and maintains online tutorials. Works collaboratively with public services staff to reach out to academic units and programs.
Collection development: Engages in collection management, including selection and deselection, storage, strategic collection planning. Serves as liaison for assigned departments for collection development and management.
Liaison duties: Serves as contact between assigned departments and the library. Meets with new faculty in assigned departments to provide an introduction to the library; meets with all faculty in assigned departments to promote library materials and services. Advocates for assigned departments during budgetary discussions.

Minimum Qualifications

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 Qualifications
One or more years of professional Library experience or equivalent. Management skills, Excel skills.
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 lift and handle books; and the ability to push a cart and handle boxes weighing in excess of fifty pounds.

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.
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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.
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Job posted 9/9/2018

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Resource Management Librarian, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO

Resource Management Librarian
Inman E. Page Library at Lincoln University seeks an innovative thinker with strong people skills to manage our Sierra Integrated Library System and collection. This position reports to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will possess strong skills to plan, develop, implement, grow and maintain the Inman E. Page collection both electronic and print by managing the collection development policies and procedures including the acquisition and cataloging of materials. The Resource Management Librarian will build excellent relationships with faculty, administrators, staff, and students at the University as well as with peers at other institutions in regards to our Integrated Library System. This position will create policies, procedures, workflows and reports as needed. This position will also participate in library liaison services, reference, library instruction, and collection development.

Required qualifications:
Master of Library or Information Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution
Three years of professional experience working in library
Familiarity with best practices in library collection development and management
Knowledge of current cataloging and metadata standards and practices
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse community

Preferred qualifications:
Familiarity with current resource management issues
Experience working in an academic library.
Experience serving as MOBIUS Site Coordinator

Responsibilities:
Manage Integrated Library software and user accounts and train others on it
Add/ maintain all catalog records for the library collections both electronic and print
Manage and troubleshoot access issues to library content with other library staff
Catalog library resources, increasing efficiency and integrating acquisitions and cataloging workflows, as appropriate.
Chair Collection Development Committee and manage collections databases and related statistical information
Perform reference service, library instruction and collection development
Serve as library liaison to designated departments
Teach Library Science Minor program
Actively develop and apply expertise with emerging technologies in support of areas of responsibility.
Other duties as assigned
Some weekend work required

This position is a 12 month non-tenure track faculty appointment. Salary: $41,000. Applications received by Oct 5, 2018, will be given first consideration.  The successful candidate must undergo a criminal background check. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Bradley Kuykendall, Reference and Instruction Librarian at kuykendallb@lincolnu.edu

To apply please submit the following applications materials for consideration: a Lincoln University employment application (available at www.lincolnu.edu), a cover letter delineating your interests and qualifications, Curriculum Vitae/Resume, contact information for 5 References, University Transcripts (may be unofficial but must provide official transcripts prior to hire) to: Human Resource Services, Lincoln University, 101 Young Hall, PO Box 29, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029 or email: HRS@lincolnu.edu Lincoln University is “An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.”

Job posted 9/9/2018

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Youth Specialist II – Mid-Town Branch, St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, MO

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Youth Specialist II

Neighborhood Branch Location:

Mid-County 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. We are looking for a dynamic Youth Specialist who can think outside the box to enhance and increase services to patrons. The Mid-County Branch is an active and bustling branch in the system, which serves the residents of Clayton and the surrounding neighborhoods. The successful candidate will work well in a fast-paced environment and provide a wide range of programming options to a diverse community. We look forward to you joining our team!

Starting Salary: $33,030.00 (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 9/9/2018

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Assistant or Associate Professor – Catalog Librarian, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

Assistant or Associate Professor – Catalog Librarian
Kent Library
Full-Time, Tenure Track, 10 Month Position

The Catalog Librarian provides description of, discovery of and access to electronic and print library resources through creation of original bibliographic records for all library materials. Work includes cataloging of materials for the Library’s collections and Special Collections & Archives as well as retrospective projects. The catalog librarian ensures that titles are accurately described in the library management system (LMS) and other systems, such as OCLC, to facilitate discovery and access by university students, faculty and staff, guests and resource sharing partners.

The catalog librarian manages cataloging unit operations and supervises assigned staff. Unit operations include creation and maintenance of bibliographic, holdings and item records, prompt access to newly acquired resources and timely access and/or problem resolution. The librarian will provide leadership on cataloging unit workflow and improvements.

This position plays a key role in management of the LMS, authority work, and Southeast content in the MOBIUS union catalog. MOBIUS is a consortia of Missouri and Midwest libraries collaborating on licensing databases and other acquisitions and on resource sharing activities.

The catalog librarian must establish and maintain a personal development program consistent with the promotion and tenure criteria for librarian effectiveness, scholarly activity, professional development and service to the library, university and community.

Primary Responsibilities:
Maintain currency with national, regional and local cataloging policies, standards and practices
Maintain and/or establish Southeast Missouri State University cataloging policies and procedures and serve as the local resource person regarding cataloging and metadata
Create original cataloging for materials in the library collections, including Special Collections & Archives
Manage the cataloging unit and supervise assigned staff
Train copy cataloger(s)
Participate in the library management system administration and provide leadership for cataloging functions
Serve as library liaison to assigned University academic department(s); liaison activities include but are not limited to: instruction, research consultations, departmental outreach, creating and maintaining LibGuides™, collection resource review and collection development
Share responsibility for working effectively with other MOBIUS libraries
Serve on library, university and professional committees

Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited Master’s degree
Two years cataloging experience; academic library experience a plus
Experience with Resource Description & Access (RDA), MARC 21 and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)
Experience cataloging materials through a national bibliographic utility such as OCLC
Ability to create original bibliographic records and familiarity with holdings records
Experience cataloging a variety of bibliographic and physical formats
Experience with one or more library classification systems; Library of Congress Classification or Dewey Decimal Classification a plus
Experience with modifying/updating MARC records and complex copy cataloging practices
Work, or familiarity, with name, subject and title authority work
Skill in training copy catalogers
Strong experience with a library management system (LMS); including an understanding of bibliographic, holdings and item records (Kent Library has an Innovative Sierra system)
Knowledge of cross-walking Marc or non-Marc data and importing records into the LMS
Ability to effectively lead and participate in projects; including project planning and establishing cataloging/metadata policies and procedures
Evidence of effective communication skills
Strong service orientation and flexibility
Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually
Ability to meet Kent Library’s and Southeast Missouri State University’s tenure and promotion requirements
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

As a public regional university, Southeast Missouri State University seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional blended and online formats and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and Southeast Online.

Application Deadline: The position is available immediately, and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 5, 2018.

To Apply: Submit the following items online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com//semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1:
Letter of interest specifically addressing the required position qualifications and the position responsibilities
Current curriculum vitae
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts required when offer of employment accepted)
Name and contact information of three professional references

Library Information: Information about Kent Library can be found at http://library.semo.edu.

University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges, approximately 11,000 students, and a faculty and staff of approximately 1,100. Southeast is a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 78,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.

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Job posted 9/7/2018

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Assistant Professor – Information Literacy Coordinator, Souteast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

Assistant Professor – Information Literacy Coordinator
Kent Library
Full-Time, Tenure Track, 10 Month position

Primary Responsibilities:
Design, plan, organize, implement, and assess information literacy education and initiatives within the core curriculum and the academic disciplines
Provide vision and leadership on information literacy concepts, trends, pedagogies, and assessment
Coordinate with departments and programs to support student research and integrate information literacy into courses in both traditional and online formats
Develop and maintain information literacy modules used to support curriculum and instruction
Create effective digital learning materials; such as video tutorials and LibGuidesTM
Serve as liaison librarian to multiple academic departments and/or the regional campuses
Work closely with faculty and students across the University; interactions may be face-to-face, virtual, at the regional campuses, or online
Provide research assistance in-person, online, or by telephone and share in the chat and reference desk staffing rotation; may include some nights and weekends
Participate in the development and management of library services and collections
Contribute to Kent Library and library unit committees, activities, and outreach, and to Southeast Missouri State University through faculty governance, committees, councils, and other working groups
Establish and maintain a professional development program consistent with promotion, tenure, and post-professorial review

Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited Master’s degree
Minimum 2 years of professional library experience
Demonstrated experience with planning, delivering, and assessing information literacy education
Demonstrated application of information literacy concepts and trends, pedagogical skills and assessment strategies
Experience with the creation of digital learning materials
Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty and a diverse student body throughout the University
Knowledge of a wide range of electronic and print information resources
Strong service orientation and flexibility
Demonstrated effective communication skills
Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually
Ability to meet Kent Library’s and Southeast Missouri State University’s tenure and promotion requirements
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model.  Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and Southeast Online.

Application Deadline: The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 5, 2018.

To Apply: Submit the following items online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com//semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1:
Letter of interest addressing position qualifications and responsibilities
Current curriculum vitae
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Names and contact information of three professional references
Library Information: Information regarding Kent Library can be found at http://library.semo.edu/.

University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges, approximately 11,000 students, and a faculty and staff of approximately 1,100. Southeast is a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 78,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Job posted 9/7/2018

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Regional Branch Manager – Florissant Valley, St. Louis County Library, St. Louis, MO

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St. Louis Top Workplaces, 2014-2018

Urban Libraries Council Top Innovator, 2015, 2017

Library Journal Four Star Library, 2014-2017

What’s Right with the Region for Demonstrating Innovative Solutions, 2016

Missouri Library of the Year from MLA 2014

Regional Branch Manager – Florissant Valley

Known as the “Gateway to the West”, St. Louis and the surrounding area offers an array of lifestyles. From hip, trendy cafes and neighborhoods to a plethora of outdoor activities with hundreds of parks and trails to popular sporting events and cultural attractions. St. Louis County is a great place to live, work, and play!

St. Louis County Library is a 20 branch system, serving over 860,000 patrons and circulating 14 million items a year. SLCL is in the midst of a multi-year capital improvement project called Your Library Renewed, to upgrade existing structures and open new facilities, as well as enhance library programs and services. Not only do we have state-of-the-art buildings, but our array of programs and partnerships are abundant and diverse. SLCL staff are creative and forward thinking, developing several awarding winning programs geared to enrich individual minds, enhance lives and expand perspectives.

The Florissant Valley Branch is a bustling, vibrant, newly renovated Regional Branch that features a literacy play space dedicated to fostering a love of reading and learning in children. A talented staff of over 30 go above and beyond to make their branch a known community gathering destination. Working in tandem with the Assistant Branch Manager, the management team ensures the library’s mission and strategic goals are continuously implemented at the branch while considering the community’s needs and meeting them with relevant library services and programs.

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and innovative individual intent on providing outstanding customer service, reducing barriers to library access, leading our awesome staff, maintaining thriving community relations, and taking pride in being a part of the SLCL team!

Want to work in a library system that is valued by the community?

Do you want to work for this awarding winning library system?

It is a wonderful time to join St. Louis County Library, where facility innovations and creative public services are always growing! Apply today!

Job Purpose:

Supervises the operation and maintenance of the branch to provide quality Library service to all Library customers.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Supervises staff to ensure the smooth operation of the branch.

2. Coordinates the maintenance of the branch building and grounds to provide a clean and safe environment for Library customers and staff.

3. Plans, develops, and facilitates programming, or supervises this activity, to respond to the needs of the community.

4. Monitors, maintains, and organizes the collection to respond to the unique needs of the community.

5. Interprets policy and procedures, and participates in administrative functions to connect the branch to the system.

6. Provides assistance to customers to ensure quality service.

7. Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Library Science

Two-three years previous work experience in a supervisory capacity within a library

Ability to supervise, train, and motivate staff

Must possess a commitment to a high level of public service to Library customers

Must possess good judgment, analytical, and problem solving skills

Must possess excellent communication and organization skills

Ability to work effectively with other Library managers in a professional manner

Hours:

Monday-Friday, two evenings per week

One Saturday and Sunday per month

Hiring Rate:

$58,448.00

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

Job posted 9/6/2018

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Technical Services Supervisor, Trails Regional Library, Warrensburg, MO

Trails Regional Library has an immediate opening for a Technical Services Supervisor. For consideration, please send resume to employment@trailslibrary.org. Position is open until filled.

SUMMARY

The Technical Services Supervisor is responsible for the ordering and processing of material for the library system. The Technical Services Supervisor is an essential supervisory staff position for the system and is responsible for one of the library’s significant functions. This position shares responsibility for the operation of the library district by serving as a member of a management team with other members of the Administrative Staff. This position works within various library consortia and serves on appropriate committees to fulfill library obligations.

 HOURS OF WORK 

The Technical Services Supervisor is a full-time, exempt position with a minimum of 40 hours per week, typically 8:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday. Work schedule is subject to change according to the needs of the library system, including evening hours and Saturdays.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 

MLS, BA/BS +3 years supervisory experience or a high school diploma (or equivalent) + 10 years supervisory experience. Three years of public library experience and customer service skills preferred.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

In addition to any other duties as assigned, the Technical Services Supervisor has these specific responsibilities:

      1. Coordinate the work of the Technical Services Department and supervise department staff.
      2. Coordinate the interlibrary loan of materials being borrowed from or loaned to other libraries.
      3. Provide training and instruction to department staff on all phases of handling of library materials.
      4. Coordinate the purchasing and receiving of circulating materials for the library system. Receive and submit invoices for payment.
      5. Coordinate standing orders in cooperation with Collection Development Librarian.
      6. Contact vendors regarding problems with shipments and invoices.
      7. Download MARC records for materials ordered from main vendors into the database.
      8. Catalog and process materials in all formats.
      9. Receive donated material and determine suitability for addition to the library’s collection in accordance with library policies.
      10. Monitor requested materials to ensure prompt delivery to patrons.
      11. Withdraw materials from the library’s collection in accordance with library policies.
      12. Maintain, edit and improve existing material records in library’s catalog.
      13. Determine whether to repair, remove or replace damaged materials in accordance with library policies.
      14. Budget and purchase all supplies for the Technical Services Department.
      15. Answer questions from Branch Staff regarding the functions of the library’s integrated library system.
      16. Consult with other staff regarding material for various sections of the collection.
      17. Attend appropriate staff meetings, training and conferences.
      18. Maintain a working knowledge of the policies and procedures of the library system.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

      1. Must supervise employees of varying cultures, ages, and abilities.
      2. Work at varying paces to respond to needs of patrons and staff members.
      3. Work well with all library staff to provide exemplary service to all patrons.

SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

      1. Possess good language, spelling, writing and organizational skills.
      2. Possess strong leadership and supervisory skills
      3. Organized and able to effectively prioritize.
      4. Possess knowledge of Windows Operating System, spreadsheets, word-processing software, Internet browsers, and email.
      5. Able to work without direct supervision.
      6. Experience with automated catalog systems.
      7. Experience using OCLC, RDA, MARC records, Dewey Decimal System, and other cataloging tools.
      8. Experience with RFID preferred.
      9. Experience with Missouri Evergreen or other similar consortial shared collections preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. Be able to maneuver books and other materials.
      2. Be able to operate computers, printers and copy machines.
      3. Place items on shelves at ground level and up to 7 feet above ground level.
      4. Tolerate dust and mold encountered by working with books and other library materials or in library buildings.
      5. Communicate with patrons and staff in person and on the telephone in English.
      6. Spend up to 4+ hours of sitting.
      7. Travel to meetings and mandatory training sessions.
      8. Vision which permits the employee to produce and review a wide variety of library materials, written reports and related materials in both electronic and printed form.
      9. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

      1. Salary Track: H
      2. Reports to: Assistant Director
      3. Benefits: This position will receive the following paid benefits as detailed in the library’s Personnel Policies:  holidays, time off, insurance (health, life, short and long term disability), and retirement.  The library offers optional dependent health insurance, vision, dental, voluntary life insurance and AFLAC plans at the employee’s cost.

Job posted 9/6/2018

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Librarian, Missouri Department of Corrections, Tipton Correctional Center, Tipton, MO

The Missouri Department of Corrections is looking for exceptional Librarians to join our team.

The Missouri Department of Corrections operates libraries within each of their facilities. The position requires comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, and techniques of library science. The librarian plans, directs library services and all related institutional operations of library programs within Departmental guidelines. This position is responsible for the daily operation of the library programs duties include collection development, budgeting, inventory and maintaining library records, supervision and training of offenders. The ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, offenders and external customers to ensure necessary information is accurately conveyed to accomplish desired outcomes is essential. Performs other related work as assigned.

Positions are currently available at:
Tipton Correctional Center.
619 North Osage Avenue Tipton, MO 65081

Base Salary:
Librarian I – $1232.50/bi-monthly
Librarian II – $1386.50/bi-monthly
*Increase after successful completion of nine month probationary period.

Education Requirement:
Librarian I: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Library Science, OR Four or more years of experience as an assistant in a library which involved the cataloging, indexing, classifying, issuing, and care of books and related materials.

Librarian II: One or more years of experience as a Librarian I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; OR A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science; OR A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Library Science; AND One or more years of professional experience involving the application of standard library techniques.

Applicants should complete the Missouri Department of Corrections Application and submit it as well as a resume and transcripts to:

Missouri Department of Corrections
Division of Offender Rehabilitative Services
ATTN: Trula Woods
1717 Industrial Dr., 5th Floor
Jefferson City, MO 65109
OR E-MAIL
Trula.Woods@doc.mo.gov

OR FAX
573.526.3009

Application link: https://doc.mo.gov/sites/doc/files/2018-05/931-1419.pdf

Application Deadline: Friday, September 21, 2018

Other helpful links:
Missouri Careers: https://mocareers.mo.gov/
Full Job description – Librarian I/II: http://oa.mo.gov/personnel/classification-specifications

For more information contact:

Kimberly Bresnahan, Library Services Coordinator
Missouri Department of Corrections
Division of Offender Rehabilitative Services
573.526.6540 (phone)
kimberly.bresnahan@doc.mo.gov

Job posted 8/30/2018

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