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  • Wednesday, June 09, 2021 8:15 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Laurel-Jones County Library System

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Job Announcement:  Part-Time Circulation Services Clerk, Laurel & Ellisville (16 hours per week)


    Basic Function: Provide direct service to patrons making customer service skills a top priority for this position. An ability to multi-task and prioritize, provide circulation tasks, collection maintenance, and clerical support to staff are required.

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required, some secondary education preferred.
    • Ability to score 90 or above on the Library Skill Tests administered by the library.
    • Years of experience: At least one year of customer service experience and/or one years of library experience preferred.
    • Ability to work days, evenings and weekends. 
    • Computer and keyboarding skills: Word, Excel, Publisher, Spreadsheets etc.; these represent only some of the technical skills required and is not all-inclusive.
    • Access to reliable transportation. Employees may at times be required to travel to the branch library to work in the absence of a coworker due to illness or requested leave time.

     

    Essential duties and responsibilities: 

    Duties and responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:

    • Will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Circulation and/or Branch Manager.
    • Provide courteous and direct service to all patrons.
    • All aspects of circulation desk service including, but not limited to registering patrons, issuing cards, and updating records, checking materials in and out using the automated Apollo system, collecting monies, using the cash register, instructing patron on use of public computers and other technical equipment, instruct patrons in use of Reference and Non-Fiction materials, answering telephones, providing routine information or referring and transferring calls, calling patrons regarding in-house holds, book repair, etc.
    • Assisting patrons with computer activities, such as basic level word processing, email tasks, and search activities.
    • Assisting with shelf reading, shifting books, re-shelving materials, weeding and shifting of collection as assigned/needed as well as repair and cleaning of materials.
    • Assist with promotions, bulletin board displays, programming and special projects throughout the year as assigned/needed.
    • Responding promptly and courteously to resolve patron issues/complaints.
    • Referring patrons, whose complaints cannot be resolved, to the Head of Circulation.
    • Other duties as assigned by Head of Circulation, Branch Manager or Director.

     

    Physical Requirements:

    Library employees work in an active environment and must be able to move frequently and quickly (in a timely manner) around the Circulation Services Department and other Library Departments. The physical demands listed are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

    • Tasks require visual perception and discrimination as well as oral communications ability.
    • The employee should have sufficient vision and hand/eye coordination to perform repetitive movements and job duties.
    • The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, occasionally climb or balance, and to occasionally stoop, kneel, or crouch.
    • Extended periods of sitting to use computers or other equipment are common.
    • Extended periods of standing and/or walking may be required.
    • Ability to push or pull up to 100 pounds to move heavy library carts, tables, chairs, library shelves or other items as needed while performing library work responsibilities.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

     

    HOURS:  This is a part-time, non-exempt position.  Hours and workdays will vary will include some evening and weekend hours and will require working at both Laurel and Ellisville branches. 


    Salary: $9.00 per hour, 16 hours per week.               Posted: 6/8/2021        


    Application Deadline:  June 21, 2021                      Available: Immediately


    Contact: Submit employment application online at http://www.laurel.lib.ms.us/

     

    All applicants are required to fill out a complete and accurate LJCLS job application. Qualified applicants will be contacted for resumes supported by transcripts, copies of degrees and continuous education certificates as applicable. 

     

     

    This job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.  This posting represents basic information: A more detailed job description will be forwarded upon application qualification. 

     

     

    Laurel-Jones County Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Friday, June 04, 2021 7:20 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Jackson-George Regional Library System

    Pascagoula, Mississippi

     Regional Administration

     LIBRARY DIRECTOR

     

    The person holding the position of Library Director is appointed by the JGRLS Board of Trustees to manage all aspects of the Regional Library’s day-to-day operations. The Library Director performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Board of Trustees’ approved policies and other directives as issued by the Board and in accordance with Mississippi Library Law.  

     

    As outlined in the Mississippi Code of 1972, Revised, Section 39-3-17(2), the duties and responsibilities of the Library Director include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following: (1) administer and establish procedures in accordance with policies established by the Board of Trustees, (2) employ staff with approval of Board of Trustees, (3) prescription of staff duties, (4) removal of staff for cause, (5) preparation of the budget, (6) financial and statistical management, (7) reporting to the Board of Trustees and (7) other acts necessary for the orderly and efficient administration of the Library System.

     

    The employee holding this position will, through open and continuous channels of communication, complete all job duties and responsibilities effectively and efficiently. 

    Candidates for the position of Library Director must submit: (1) application for employment, (2) supplemental application and (3) candidate self-assessment.  Applicants are also required to provide a professional resume as well as an official copy of graduate library school transcripts.

     

    The employee holding this position is subject to an initial nine-month probationary period. Performance evaluations are conducted at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.


    A.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

     

    The Director must be a dynamic, highly motivated leader who has demonstrated a high degree of management and leadership skills, sensitivity to community needs, the ability to manage change, the skills and ability to work cooperatively with the administrative Board of Trustees and the skills needed to motivate staff to continued high levels of service.

    1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited graduate school.
    2. Five years successful administrative/management experience in a public library.
    3. Proven skills and ability to effectively interface with all Library employees, Library trustees and advisory groups, local governmental personnel, community leaders, local groups and organizations.
    4. Demonstrated management, supervisory, planning, organizational, leadership, motivational and other professional and interpersonal skills.
    5. Effective verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking skills.
    6. Working knowledge of current library-related technologies and trends.
    7. Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

     

    B.PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

    1. Working knowledge and experience managing buildings’ renovation / large scale projects / temporary personnel displacement.

     

    C.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1.  Policy Making
      a.    Assist Board of Trustees in preparing, and reviewing, and evaluating current and proposed policies on an approved schedule.
      b.    Implement and administer Board approved policies fairly and consistently and interpret the policies to staff and the community.
      c.   
      Ensure that policies comply with State and Federal Laws.
      d.   
      Assure the Emergency Response & Disaster Recovery Plan is followed during times of emergency and or disaster to ensure continuity of operations. Ensure that employees receive emergency response training. Propose alteration of Emergency Response & Disaster Recovery Plan procedures based on regulatory changes, technological changes, or knowledge gained from outcomes of previous emergency situations.
      e.   
      Ensure all resource materials associated with emergency preparedness plans are maintained and updated.

    2. Funding and Fiscal Management

      a.    Work with the Business Manager on preparing annual budgets and budget requests for JGRLS Board of Trustees.

      b.    Present budget requests as needed to local government officials.

      c.    Provide and maintain accurate facts and figures for budget preparation and operate the Library System within the bounds of the established budget with revisions as needed during the fiscal year.

      d.    Report the financial status of the Library System to the Board.

      e.    Purchase and discard items and equipment in accordance with State laws.

    3. Personnel
      Employees reporting to and supervised by the Library Director include Assistant Director Collection Management Services/IT, Assistant Director Branch Services, Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Manager, Business Manager, and Marketing and Public Relations Specialist.

      a.    Hire all Regional Library employees in accordance with Board-approved Personnel Policies.

      b.    Review and update all position descriptions, as needed.

      c.    Serve as a role model for staff to emulate.

      d.    Encourage staff members to perform to their highest potential.

      e.    Attend Leadership Management Development Programs (Certification) designed for personal growth to continuously improve managerial interactions with staff.

      f.     Involve management personnel and other staff in the decision-making process.

      g.    Conduct personnel performance evaluations in accordance with polices.

      h.    Terminate employees in accordance with personnel policies.

      i.      Provide opportunities for continued staff development and training.

      j.      Review staffing, classification and salary schedules, employee classifications, etc., annually; recommend revisions to Board, typically as part of the budgetary process.  Review and recommended COLA and Merit raises.

    4. Other
      a. Analyze needs and problems and develop cost-effective, creative, and efficient solutions.

      b.    Evaluate and identify programs that can be improved or enhanced by LSTA Grants or other grant opportunities.

      c.    Write, submit, and administer LSTA grants and other grants as required.

      d.    Make sound decisions based on approved policies, personal judgment, legal authorities and verifiable data.

      e.    Submit complete and timely financial, statistical and other reports to proper authorities.

      f.     Be knowledgeable of state, city and county governmental organization and operation.

      g.    Encourage personnel to meet their maximum abilities and challenge them to grow professionally through staff development and inservice training.

      h.    Investigate, evaluate, and implement new technologies into the Library System.

      i.      Keep up-to-date on all types of library materials, including print, non-print, and technology-based information resources and services, and provide for inclusion as needed.

      j.      Participate in state library associations, attend conferences and statewide library Director’s meetings and other MLC sponsored programs and functions, as well as serving as a liaison between Mississippi Library Commission (MLC) and the JGRLS Board of Trustees. Maintain a good rapport with MLA and MLC staff.

      k.    Attend various meetings as requested in the community, such as local civic groups, Friends of the Library, Advisory Boards, educational organizations, etc.

      l.      Develop partnerships with community groups and organizations, including attending city council/board of aldermen meetings and Board of Supervisors meetings, as requested, or needed.

     

    The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment.

     

    Primary work site for this position is the Pascagoula Public Library – Regional Library Administration located at 3214 Pascagoula Street in Pascagoula, Mississippi. 

     

    The Library Director is eligible for 100% Board approved employee benefits. The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $90,000 dependent on qualifications and experience.

     

    The position of Library Director is classified as “executive” and “exempt” under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act Amendments of 1985.

     

    The employee holding this position must (1) meet employment eligibility requirements as set forth in the Immigration Reform and Control act of 1986 and the implementing regulations, (2) read, understand and sign the System’s personnel policies, (3) read, understand and sign the System’s drug free work-place policy and (4) read, understand and sign other system policy and procedure statements pertinent to this position.

     

    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Go to http://www.jgrls.org/services/employment.html to download an application.

    Please send your resume, a letter of application, and a completed job application to Jackson George Regional Library System Board of Trustees, C/O Darlene Broadus, Human Resources Manager, 3214 Pascagoula Street, Pascagoula, MS 39567 or send via email dbroadus@jgrls.org


    WEBSITE

    https://www.jgrls.org

    Job Type: Full-time

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

     

     

     

  • Friday, June 04, 2021 7:14 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    William Carey University Libraries in Hattiesburg, Mississippi is looking for a Public Services Librarian. For more information on the job and how to apply, click here and select “open positions” under PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES.

  • Thursday, May 20, 2021 7:38 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    HANCOCK COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM, MISSISSIPPI

     

    The Hancock County Library System, headquartered in Bay St. Louis, MS, is seeking an individual with proven leadership and vision to serve as Executive Director of the five-branch library system.  Hancock County is situated on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast and is within easy driving distance of New Orleans and Mobile.  The nationally award-winning library system serves a population of approximately 46,000 with an operating budget of $2 million. The position requires an ALA-accredited MLIS or current enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLIS program; at least 8 years progressively responsible professional experience; with four years in a supervisory or administrative capacity.  The ideal candidate will have a team approach to management, have a thorough understanding of library technology, and be a visionary regarding library services.  Hancock County Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Salary:  $60,000 - $75,000.  Excellent benefits package.

     

    Additional information about the Hancock County Library System and an online application can be found by visiting the library’s website at:  www.hancocklibraries.info.

     

    Qualified applicants should forward a resume (include contact information), a cover letter that addresses each of the position requirements, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

     

    Hancock County Library System Search Committee

    c/o Cathy Pitalo, Board Chair

    312 Hwy 90

    Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

    Email: pitaloc@yahoo.com

     

    Deadline to receive application is June 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:33 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Benedict College

    JOB TITLE:  Library Information Technology Manager


    DIVISION: Division of Academic Affairs


    SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Director of Library                          


    DEPARTMENT: Library


    BASIC FUNCTIONS: The Library Information Technology Manager provides leadership, management, and planning for IT services that support Library programs, services, and staff. Works collegially with the Library Director, unit coordinators, campus IT staff, and related vendors to maintain and enhance library technology. Manages the Library’s Mobile Multimedia Center which serves as a central point of contact for most library technology related services. The appointee will participate in programs and activities to advance the strategic goals of the Library in connection with the strategic goals of the College.


    ENVIRONMENT: The Benjamin F. Payton Learning Resources Center uses the Alma/Primo Integrated Library Management System (ILMS). The Library is a member of the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) consortium and is part of a statewide Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) System. The Mobile Multimedia Center and the Archives Center are integral units of library services. Students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and visitors comprise the Library’s user community. For more information, visit the Library’s webpage at http://benedict.edu/library/.

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    PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

    ·       Provides IT support for the library’s integrated library management system (ILMS), Computer Research Center, Mobile Multimedia Center, and the Archives Center to include, but not limited to the installation, maintenance, and technical support of Library hardware and software infrastructure; maintenance of access and authentication software; maintenance of Library web services and applications; and technical support for the Archives Unit digital preservation project.

    ·       Contributes, in conjunction with the Library Director, to internal and external committees responsible for planning and evaluating the impact of IT services throughout the Library.

     

    ·       Effectively organizes, coordinates, and manages the daily operations of the Library’s Mobile Multimedia Center which includes the Help Desk in responding to the user community requests for media resources and technology related services.

     

    ·       Operates various types of media equipment and instructs users on the appropriate use of specialized media equipment and technology.

     

    ·       Engages with faculty across disciplines in identifying and establishing services and programs that address the needs and priorities of the student user community.

     

    ·       Plans, develops, implements, and promotes media services and programs to create an awareness services for the user community.

     

    ·       Works with the librarians to acquire media resources for the development of the media collection that supports class assignments and instruction for the varied academic programs.

     

    ·       Surveys the user community, collects, publishes, and evaluates data to ensure that offered media services and resources meets the needs of the user community.

     

     

    ·       Develops and implements new media services and programs to meet the needs of the user community in collaboration with the Library Director, librarians, and faculty.

     

    ·       Prepares usage statistics and analysis reports regarding facility, equipment, and resource usage of Mobile Multimedia Center.

     

    ·       Maintains awareness of current and emerging trends and technologies pertaining to media equipment and technology by engaging in professional development webinars, workshops, and conferences.

     

    ·       Working collegially with the Library Director, develops, implements, and enforces policies and procedures that ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Mobile Multimedia Center.

     

    ·       Trains and supervises College work-study students and volunteers in routine procedures and operations.

     

    ·       Maintains membership in professional organizations.

     

    ·       Represents Library IT at the campus level, local, state, and national professional meetings.

     

    ·       Performs other duties as assigned to advance the strategic goals of the Library in connection with the strategic goals of the College.

     

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    Demonstrated experience supporting technology-integrated learning spaces. Experience managing integrated library management system (ILMS). Experience implementing or maintaining digital library infrastructure. Demonstrated experience building collaborations around IT services. Experience developing and successfully following through on strategic priorities. Ability to establish effective working relationships with a diverse user group. Strong commitment to service and teamwork. Good oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

     

    MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

    • ·       A master’s degree in information technology, computer science, or library and information science is required for the position.
    • ·       A minimum of five years IT experience, preferably in an academic setting.
    • ·       A minimum of three years management experience.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    Qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, résumé, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

    Office of Human Resources

    Attention: Learning Resources Center (Library)

    Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street

    Columbia, SC 29204

    Position is open until filled.

    No Phone Calls Please.

    Note: A criminal background check is performed on candidates.

  • Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:14 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Benedict College


    JOB TITLE: Electronic Research Librarian                                        


    DIVISION: Division of Academic Affairs  


    SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Director of Library                           


    DEPARTMENT: Library


    BASIC FUNCTIONS: The appointee incorporates technology into the delivery of library instruction in traditional, hybrid, and online learning settings. Manages and maintains the content of  electronic resources to encompass databases, eBooks, eJournals, LibGuides, and streaming videos, etc. Responsibly  promotes awareness of electronic services and resources to the user community. The appointee will participate in programs and activities to advance the strategic goals of the Library in connection with the strategic goals of the College.


    ENVIRONMENT: The Benjamin F. Payton Learning Resources Center uses the Alma/Primo Integrated Library Management System (ILMS). The Library is a member of the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) consortium and is part of a statewide Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) System. The Mobile Multimedia Center and the Archives Center are integral units of library services. Students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and visitors comprise the Library’s user community. For more information, visit the Library’s webpage at http://benedict.edu/library/.

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    PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

    ·       Provides reference and information services to the user community through library orientation and instruction- in person or by telephone; traditional or online settings; one-on-one or group research consultations.

     

    ·       Instructs the user community from the Library’s information service desk, at scheduled times, including some weekends.

     

    ·       Provides library instruction, in collaboration with the other librarians, to ensure that all segments of the students’ user community have access to regular and timely instruction in the use of the library, resources, and services.

     

    ·       Surveys the user community, collects, publishes, and evaluates data to ensure that offered online library services and resources meets the needs of the user community.

     

    ·       Participates in collection development activities in assigned subject areas.

     

    ·       Develops and implements new online services and programs to meet the needs of the user community in collaboration with the Library Director, the Library Information Technology Manager, librarians, and faculty.

     

    ·       Develops, designs, and maintains LibGuides or similar web guide applications and/or commercial products for publishing electronic resources.

     

    ·       Reviews, selects, maintains, and evaluates electronic databases, eBooks, eJournals, LibGuides, streaming videos, and other online resources based on needs of the user community.

     

    ·       Serves as the vendor liaison for electronic resources; conducts database contract negotiations, reviews license renewals: and maintains vendor contacts, pricing, subscriptions, and renewal notes, etc.

      

    ·       Ensures current access to databases by identifying electronic access issues and coordinates the timely resolution of access problems with Library Information Technology Manager and campus IT staff to resolve issues. 

     

    ·       Provides usage statistics and analysis reports for databases, electronic, and online resources as required.

     

    ·       Maintains awareness of current and emerging trends and technologies pertaining to electronic resources.

     

    ·       Participates in the development and enforcement of policies and procedures that ensure the effective and efficient operation of the library.

     

    ·       Trains and supervises College work-study students and volunteers in routine library operations.

     

    ·       Participates in and contributes to appointed College and assigned library committees.

     

    ·       Maintains membership in professional organizations.

     

    ·       Attends local, state, and national professional meetings.

     

    ·       Performs other duties as assigned to advance the strategic goals of the Library in connection with the strategic goals of the College.

     

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    Knowledge of issues and trends relative to electronic resources in academic libraries. Experience and/or knowledge with developing, designing, and maintaining LibGuides or similar web guide applications and/or commercial products for publishing electronic resources. The appointee has demonstrated experienced with computers and the delivery of library instruction in traditional, but in particularly hybrid and online learning environments. Ability to establish effective working relationships with a diverse user group. Strong commitment to service and teamwork. Good oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

     

    MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

    • ·       An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or related library degree is required for the position.
    • ·       A minimum of two years’ reference experience and knowledge of collections,  electronic resources, and online referral services is highly desirable.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    Qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, résumé, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

    Office of Human Resources

    Attention: Learning Resources Center (Library)

    Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street

    Columbia, SC 29204

    Position is open until filled.

    No Phone Calls Please.

    Note: A criminal background check is performed on candidates.

  • Wednesday, May 05, 2021 11:03 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Library Coordinator: Arkansas State Library, Little Rock, AR

    The Arkansas State Library, a division of the Arkansas Department of Education, is seeking a Library Coordinator to develop and manage the Continuing Education Program for library workers in the state of Arkansas, and to provide consulting services and assistance to Friends of the Library groups throughout Arkansas.

     

    Job Specific Duties

    • Identify training and development needs of public library staff at all levels of the organization, in both public-facing and technical services.

    • Contract with presenters and trainers to deliver workshops both face-to-face and virtually.

    • Develop ongoing statewide programs modeled after the agency’s successful ALL-In program that focus on library foundations and an orientation program for new library directors.

    • Assess improvement in knowledge, skills, and behavior by developing and implementing Outcomes Based Evaluation (OBE) of the Continuing Education Program.

    • Keep up with emerging technologies and changing educational and cultural trends that affect the expectations of library users and develop training to support responsive library services.

    • Assist library supporters and patrons throughout Arkansas in starting, reorganization, or revitalizing local Friends of the Library groups;

    • Investigate and determine need for a statewide Friends of the Library group to support local chapters.

    • Develop and provide training to local Friends of the Library groups on a wide variety of topics including how to recruit new members; the complimentary roles of the library board of trustees, library director, and the Friends group; planning successful programs; and partnering with other community organizations;

    • Develop a Friends of the Library Toolkit that will provide local Friends chapters with support to operate effectively, legally, and ethically.

    • Work with the Coordinator of the Arkansas Center for the Book and the Association of Trustees, Advocates, Friends, and Foundations, a Division of the American Library Association to investigate and develop an Arkansas Literary Landmark program.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in planning events and programs with upwards of thirty (30) participants or guests.

    • Familiarity with Adult Learning Principles.

    • Familiarity with Friends of the Library roles and practices.

    • Position will require in-state and some out-of-state travel.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work. Knowledge of modern library methods, techniques, and terminology. Knowledge of library administration, finance, and economic and social trends. Knowledge of library service patterns and library subject specialties. Ability to apply professional knowledge and program expertise in specific program areas. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Ability to use computer programs, systems, and databases. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others.

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association; plus two years of experience in professional library services work.

     

    Salary and Benefits

    Salary Range: $45,010.00 – 65,265.00. Employee benefits include State of Arkansas group health and life insurance, cafeteria plan, participation in the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System, deferred compensation, and Employee Assistance Program. FLSA Status: Exempt.

     

    To Apply

    https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/job/Little-Rock-LIBRARY-COORDINATOR-AR-72201/735856200/

     

    About Little Rock

    Little Rock, Arkansas is located in Central Arkansas on the Arkansas River. Little Rock is a small city with all of the amenities of city life and the convenience and charm of a small town. Little Rock is home to the Clinton Presidential Center & Park, the world headquarters of Heifer International, the Museum of Discovery, and the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts which is currently undergoing a $142 million renovation. Arkansas is known as the Natural State and there are abundant opportunities for hiking, boating, hunting, and fishing in our forests, lakes, rivers, and mountains. With fifty-two state parks, outdoor enthusiasts can visit a different state park every week of the year.

  • Friday, April 30, 2021 10:52 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Job Title

    This Position Reports to the:

    Assistant Librarian

    Librarian

    FLSA Category:

    Non-Exempt

    General Statement of the Function

    Responsible for duties related to statistical reports for all materials in the library and duties related to circulation, reference, and information literacy. In the absence of the Director of Library Services, is responsible for overall supervision of the library and works with other library personnel, students, community patrons, faculty and staff.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1.       Develops policies and procedures directly related to accurate record-keeping for the usage of all materials and sees that they are properly carried out;

    2.       Maintains an accurate record of all library receipts;

    3.       Maintains overdue records, mails notices, applies and removes library holds;

    4.       Assists the Librarian in establishing governing procedures and seeing that they are properly carried out;

    5.       Assists in training and supervising student workers, including the management of time sheets;

    6.       Performs other assignments such as making IDs, circulation, shelving, reference, information literacy instruction, and participates in Institutional Effectiveness activities;

    • 7.       Maintains inventory records, while assisting in regular inventories, acquisitions, and weeding of collections;
    • 8.       Conduct library orientations at off-site/branch locations and for dual-enrolled/credit students and faculty. May occasionally involve travel to various campus locations that require work day to be outside the normal daily operating hours.

    Required Qualifications/Skills

    Education: 

    Bachelor’s degree in a related field, required

    Skills:

    Strong work ethic, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, required;

    Office management skills, required;

    Work Experience include required number of years documented experience in a comparable/related position:

    3 or more years of experience working in libraries preferred, 2 years required,

    Other Qualifications:

    Experience working at a community college, preferred

    Other Requirements

    1.       Supports the College mission implicitly and explicitly in the daily execution of all duties and responsibilities;

    2.       Actively participates in maintaining an effective and continuous recruiting program;

    3.       Participates in Institutional Effectiveness activities;

    4.       Represents the College in a professional manner as evidenced by dress, demeanor and the discharge of daily responsibilities;

    5.     Fulfills other duties as assigned by the President and/or supervisor.

  • Thursday, April 15, 2021 8:56 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Itawamba Community College
    Position/Vacancy Announcement

     

    Position:  Instructional Librarian                              

    Location:  Fulton and Tupelo Campuses

    Date Posted:  4/9/2021                                                 

    Classification:  Staff

    Term of Employment:  9-month                                

    Application Deadline:  4/30/2021

    Salary:  Based on education and experience      

    Beginning Date:  To Be Determined


    Qualifications Required

    • Master's degree in Library Science/Information Services or Educational Media and/or Technology.

    • Three years' experience in an academic library.

    • Experience in student/faculty instruction on the use of library resources, including online databases and research methods.           

     

    Qualifications Preferred              

    • Master's degree in Library Science/Information Services or Educational Media and/or Technology.

    • Three years' experience in an academic library.

    • Experience in student/faculty instruction on the use of library resources, including online databases and research methods.

    • Knowledge of building research guides using the Springshare platform and experience with electronic resource management in an academic library.

     

    Job Description

    • Participate in the determination of library goals and assist with the coordination of library services on the Fulton Campus

    • Collaborate with faculty and staff in the determination of library needs

    • Provide reference and bibliographic services in person and/or virtually for faculty, students and staff

    • Develop appropriate teaching materials for information literacy instruction

    • Develop and maintain online research guides using the Springshare platform

    • Plan and teach library instruction, information literacy classes and/or workshops, both virtual and in person, for students, faculty and other patrons

    • Assist in selection of books, periodicals, software, equipment and office supplies

    • Assist in provision of library services for eLearning programs of the College

    • Assist students with basic computer applications

    • Assist in the technical processing of all library materials

    • Participate in staff meetings, serve on committees and participate in other college activities as determined by college administrators

    • Maintain professional growth and development to foster and create scholarly production according to college and personal needs

    • Maintain professional working relationship with students, fellow faculty members, administration and staff, adhering to the highest standards of respect for the rights of others

    • Participate in community/professional service activities and serve in selected activities as the need arises

    • Assist other departments as needed

    • Provide reference services in the library at a minimum of two nights per week

    • Be available to work at both the Fulton and Tupelo campuses as needed

    • Assume other special responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Libraries

                     

    Application Process       

    Submit official ICC Application - available at http://www.iccms.edu/

    Submit Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    Submit official transcript (Photocopies accepted for initial screening)

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