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  • 29 Aug 2017 10:50 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    Join Mississippi State University Libraries' thriving library program as the Business Librarian!  A premier research university with a student body of over 20,000, Mississippi State University (MSU) is located in historic Starkville, MS, with all the conveniences and amenities of a college town. 


    A job description of this tenure-track, Assistant Professor position and a link to the application form can be found here: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/496074/assistant-professor


    Find out more about MSU and the MSU Libraries by visiting http://www.msstate.edu/ and http://lib.msstate.edu/.

  • 17 Aug 2017 9:54 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    Join Mississippi State University Libraries' thriving library program as the Humanities Librarian!  A premier research university with a student body of over 20,000, Mississippi State University (MSU) is located in historic Starkville, MS, with all the convenience and amenities of a college town. 


    The employment application can be found here: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/496079/assistant-professor.  


    Find out more about MSU and the MSU Libraries by visiting http://msstate.edu/ and http://lib.msstate.edu/.

  • 08 Aug 2017 9:07 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    The University of Mississippi Libraries seeks a collaborative, forward-thinking librarian with proven leadership skills to serve as the Lead STEM Librarian. This position is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Science Library branch including personnel, services, resources, and facilities. As a department in the Public Services division, the Lead STEM Librarian provides leadership for the branch, which currently houses the University Libraries’ chemistry and pharmacy collections. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to reconsider the scope of the Science Library’s current holdings and will be tasked with supporting resources and providing services to all STEM disciplines.

    The Science Library branch complements the main J.D. Williams Library located on the University of Mississippi’s central campus in Oxford. The Science Library is strategically positioned within the Thad Cochran Research Center and is in close proximity to the new STEM facilities currently under construction. The University Libraries is looking to expand the role and function of the Science Library branch and will be adding permanent STEM faculty librarian positions that will report to the Lead STEM Librarian in addition to the two current full-time staff members.

    The Lead STEM Librarian will serve as a liaison to one or more STEM disciplines with responsibilities for developing outreach programs, library instruction, consultations, and research support. This position will also collaborate with other librarians in support of data management initiatives across campus. In 2017, the University of Mississippi initiated Flagship Constellations, which are designed to bring together a wide range of faculty from across campus to address some of the most difficult and complex problems facing our nation and world. If you are interested in working with cross-disciplinary researchers to solve key, grand challenges you are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time department head, tenure-track, 12-month faculty position reporting to the Assistant Dean for Public Services. For more information about this position, and to apply, visit: jobs.olemiss.edu or https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/12441

    • MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education or international equivalent

    • STEM academic background and/or experience working with the scientific research community

    • Demonstrated supervisory or managerial experience

    • Demonstrated knowledge of STEM subscription resources, open access platforms, and other trends supporting research and teaching in the sciences

    • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate or partner with a diverse range of constituents

  • 08 Aug 2017 9:05 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    Plough Library at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN is seeking an Instruction Librarian. See job description/requirements and application instructions below.


    Job Description:

    Position:                             Instruction Librarian

    Department:                      Plough Library

    Reports to:                         Director of Library

    Job purpose:  Promoting information literacy through research assistance and instruction - both in the classroom and individual; the production of handouts, tutorials, and other promotional materials; and the provision of reference services

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides and coordinates research instruction for all disciplines throughout the university
    • Coordinates outreach initiatives for the library
    • Assesses the success of information literacy initiatives
    • Creates instructional materials
    • Promotes library services
    • Promotes information literacy throughout the campus
    • Assists patrons with reference questions in all subjects using print and online resources
    • Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Serves as liaison to assigned departments
    • Participates in collection development
    • Keeps current with professional developments in the field
    • Service on university committees as assigned
    • Other duties as assigned


    Job Qualifications and Requirements:


    • Masters in Library Science or Masters in Information Sciences from an ALA accredited library/information program
    • 2 years library experience
    • Instruction or training experience
    • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Excellent  and demonstrable written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds and push loaded carts


    • Experience using Camtasia or other video-editing software
    • Experience using Moodle or other learning management system

    Working Conditions:

    Fulltime position working 37.5 hours per week; M-F, 9:00 AM - 5 PM; one evening per week; some weekends

    Additional Information:

    Christian Brothers University:

    CBU is a private, Catholic, comprehensive university committed to preparing students of all faiths and backgrounds to excel in their professional and public lives by providing challenging educational opportunities in the arts, business, engineering, the sciences, and teacher education.

    Christian Brothers University offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, regardless of sex, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability.

    Application Instructions:

    Please apply online and attach the following documents:

    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • Salary history/requirements
    URL: http://cbu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=87770
  • 03 Aug 2017 7:37 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    The Mississippi State University (MSU) Libraries is seeking an experienced administrator and librarian to provide dynamic leadership as Associate Dean for Public Services.  The successful candidate will have a management style that empowers others to excel showing a strong commitment to teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusion.


    The MSU Libraries is a founding member of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) as well as holds memberships in ALA, ACRL, ASERL, AgNIC, CNI, CLIR, and the New Media Consortium.  We are the home of the Charles H. Templeton Collection and Music Museum as well as the state’s only presidential library, the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.  The MSU Libraries is actively involved in scholarly communications, embedded librarianship, and digital literacy and technology projects.


    A complete list of responsibilities, qualifications and an online application form for this position is available at: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/495842/associate-dean  


    MSU is an equal opportunity employer.

  • 31 Jul 2017 12:35 PM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    We’re looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated reference librarian to respond to requests, take on research projects, and participate in collection development (selection and weeding). The position requires the MLIS but does not require any experience. This is a great opportunity for a new graduate.

    For the complete description of this position and to apply through August 6, use this link.

  • 17 Jul 2017 11:54 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    Position Information

    Position Title

    Cataloging Librarian

    Position Location


    Job Classification

    Non Teaching Professional

    Posting Number


    Date of Appointment


    Full or Part Time

    Full Time

    Number of Months


    Position End Date

    For Additional Information

    Contact Name

      Mary Beth Applin

    Contact Title

    District Dean of Libraries

    Contact Phone


    Contact Email



    Position Summary Information


    Master’s degree from an ALA accredited school with courses and some experience in cataloging. Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of library and standard office software programs.


    Demonstrated experience with SIRSI and with the AACR2 and MARC cataloging components of OCLC. Experience or working knowledge of acquisitions and materials processing.



    Coordinates and performs the cataloging of print and electronic library materials for 6 campuses. Manages and maintains electronic resources in the catalog. Maintains local authority file. Prepares reports and statistical compilations as needed. Works to ensure the library system is properly configured to support acquisition, cataloging, serials, inter-library loan, and other technical processes of the library. Additional responsibilities include assistance in the acquisition, procurement, receiving & processing of library materials.


    Close Date


    Special Instructions to Applicants


    When completing an application, you will be asked to provide information about your education and experience, as well as contact information regarding your employment history and references. In order to complete the application process, you will be required to upload your resume and transcripts. Please be prepared to upload this information before beginning the application process.

    If you are selected for employment, you will be required to submit official transcripts.


  • 17 Jul 2017 7:15 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    This position participates in the maintenance of facilities and assists library patrons with the use of services and equipment within the library. The incumbent instructs library patrons on the use of technology, assists with scheduling services, and provides daily maintenance of the library and its areas of services. This position reports to the Head of Library Facilities.

    For more information, please visit https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/12260

  • 05 Jul 2017 7:22 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

    Pearl Public Library – Branch Manager

    Central MS Regional Library System has an opening for a Branch Manager to fill a full time position at the Pearl Public Library in Pearl, MS.

    SCOPE:   Performs under general supervision, following oral and written instruction. This position reports to the Director and has responsibilities for directing and managing a branch.

    BASIC FUNCTION:   Branch Managers are in charge of all aspects of branch library operations.  Responsible for staff, physical plant, materials, programming, community contacts, and local reference.

    1.     Education requirements:

    1.     An ALA MLS degree for Librarian II and Librarian III.

    2.     Previous work experience in a public library is highly desirable with two (2) years of supervisory experience.

    3.     Must be computer literate.

    4.     Possess good communication and reference skills.

    5.     Be able to lift from 30-40 lbs.

    6.     Be able to reach shelves above shoulder height and bend to reach shelves close to the floor.

    Salary for this position will be $32,000.00 – $38,000.00 and will begin July 1, 2017.

    Applications may be found below.

    If you are interested in this position please send applications to Kimberly Cook, Coordinator of Branch Services. Applications may be sent to Central Mississippi Regional Library System, P.O. Box 1749, Brandon, MS 39043, or at kcook@cmrls.lib.ms.us


    Application:  http://cmrls.lib.ms.us/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Employment-App.pdf

  • 12 Jun 2017 4:34 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Announcement Number:
    Position Status:
    Regular, Full Time
    $38,000 - $42,000 Yearly
    Areas of Consideration:
    Relocation Expenses:
    PCS Cost Negotiable
    Application Email:
    ********JOB OPPORTUNITY*******
    ANNOUNCEMENT NO:  MER103417-035
    SERIES & GRADE: NF-1410-04
    SALARY:  $38K - $42K ANNUALLY
    OPENING DATE:  06/12/2017
    CLOSING DATE:  06/23/2017
    The purpose of the Supervisory Librarian is to direct overall library operations providing mission, education, and quality of life support to base personnel, their families, and retirees. Responsible for the full scope of library functions to include library administration, personnel management, circulation services, reference/research services, technical services, and technological development and support.
    Responsible for the library facility; i.e., maintenance and improvements, purchase of furniture and equipment, and allocation of space within the facility for various library functions.  Develops budgets and establishes short and long-range library plans.  Performs as a liaison with user groups, establishes partnerships/networks with local, state, and regional organizations. Responsible for work force management, recruitment, and staff training. Provides reference research services using a broad range of current and retrospective resources, as well as a variety of resource formats. Selects all types of print and non-print media to meet the organizational, educational, and personal needs of library customers in a wide variety of subjects and reading levels. Performs selective removal and replacement of obsolete and worn materials from the collection, while ensuring that collections contain needed retrospective holdings. Establishes internal procurement and quality processes to ensure appropriate accountability of library acquisitions. Responsible for ensuring the most effective acquisition method is used to acquire library materials. Evaluates effectiveness of the library's automated services, determines requirements and conducts studies to improve systems operation. Writes policy and procedure manuals for automated library operations. Manages the library marketing program to include outreach programs, publicity, cross marketing, and special events. Accurately prepares reports and submits them to requesting authority within time frame specified. Accurately develops, prepares, and justifies library budgets. Accurately controls expenditure of funds by consistently monitoring fund allocations and library expenditures. Accurately prepares reports and submits them to requesting authority within time frame specified. Appropriately displays managerial skills and compliance with personal directives. Accurately appraises performance within established guidelines and time frames. Accurately trains employees to successfully accomplish work tasks and comply with security, safety, and health regulations. Appropriately develops marketing plans and strategies to increase library awareness and usage. Formulates cost efficient search strategies to effectively perform comprehensive reference services and technical literature searches. Effectively plans and conducts library instruction seminars. Effectively evaluates and manages collection development. Effectively organizes (classifies) and catalogs materials to make them accessible to library users through public catalogs. Effectively directs computer automation support projects. Effectively instructs library personnel in the use of new software packages. Appropriately complies with agency and DoD/MWR Library Standards. Establishes and maintains, within established parameters, policies and procedures for all aspects of library functions. Establishes and maintains a program of continuing research and efforts toward improving and expanding library operations. Maintains currency within the library profession by attending professional meetings, conferences, workshops, and seminars. Ensures catalog records are accurate and current. Works independently and accomplishes objectives with minimal supervision. Properly applies Equal Employment Opportunity principles and requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned.
    . A Master's degree in library and information studies from an American Library Association accredited school and 3 years progressively responsible work experience is required.
    . Professional knowledge of all aspects of library principles, concepts, methodology, operation, functions, and management to perform the professional and administrative duties of the position.
    . Knowledge of the policies, procedures, systems, and interrelationships of the library, the library's databases, data sources, and the customers served.
    . Knowledge of marketing and publicity techniques and of the interests and needs of customers and organizations served to promote library use.
    . Knowledge of established procurement rules and regulations and internal organizational acquisition policies.
    . Familiarity with publishers' and suppliers' methods of operation.
    . Knowledge of on-line database searching and research techniques and capabilities of post-processing to meet user requirements.
    . Experience supervising the work of library employees.
    . Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
    Successful completion of a National Agency Check is required.
    10% or less
    Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
    All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify all the information in their resume and documents; Human Resources will not modify documents submitted by an applicant. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in the resume. Please ensure that your resume or application contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement along with any supporting documents, or your appli
     cation may not be considered. Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Central Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.
    The time period of eligibility for spousal preference begins 30 days before the military member's reporting date at a new duty station outside of the current duty station's commuting area and applies without time restriction except that spouses seeking preference with less than six months time remaining in the area may be non-selected.  Spousal Preference forms can be located online at www.navymwrmeridian.com. You MUST attach spouse preference application for each position you are applying for. Attach a copy of spouse's PCS orders and copy of marriage license/certificate.
    Please ensure that your application/resume contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement. If your resume or application does not provide all the information requested on this form and in the job vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration for the job. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 1-3 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we regret we are not able to respond individually in writing to all applicants who are not selected for interviews for our positions.
    Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
    You can review our benefits at: http://www.navymwr.org/resources/hr
    All interested applicants should submit their NAF Employment Application or resume to MWR Personnel Office or by mail or fax to: Morale, Welfare and Recreation, 255 Rosenbaum Ave. Suite 238, Naval Air Station Meridian, MS 39309. Tel: (601) 679-2467; fax: (601) 679-2640. Apply in person Monday - Friday at NAS Meridian Pass & Tag Office, 6:00AM- 3:30PM *Self-service (Drop off application/resume, pick up NAF Employment Application, review job announcements). Applications or resumes may be emailed to nasmer.nafhr@navy.mil . EMAILS MUST HAVE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER IN THE SUBJECT LINE-Failure to do so will result in your email being considered SPAM. To view all MWR NAS Meridian job vacancies, please visit www.navymwrmeridian.com .
    . NAF Employment Application or Resume
    . Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume or NAF employment application
    . Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma/certifications), if applicable to position requirements.
    . Reemployment Priority List (RPL): Qualifying separated employees shall have priority placement in the NAF activity from which they were separated as a result of a Business Based Action (BBA), when the position has substantially the same duties as the position from which they were separated and it is not a higher grade or employment category, provided the position is not being filled by an internal candidate.
    To claim this preference, you MUST:
    -Submit a copy of your BBA Separation
    -Notification indicating eligibility for RPL.
    . Military Spouse Preference (MSP): Qualifying spouses eligible for MSP are spouses of an active duty military member of the U.S. Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard or Reserves on active duty. The marriage must have occurred before the military member received official permanent change of station (PCS) orders to the installation listed above. MSP is applicable only when applying for NAF positions at the NF-03 and below and equivalent craft and trade (CT) positions.
    To claim this preference, you MUST:
    -Submit sponsor's PCS orders to installation you are applying for; AND
    -If you are not indicated as a spouse on the PCS orders, you MUST submit proof of marriage prior to PCS.
    Veteran's Preference/Gold Star Veteran's Preference: Qualifying military veterans and spouses/parents of deceased veterans shall be given employment preference over non-preference applicants if they are equally qualified. Preference applicable for positions open to external candidates.
    To claim Veteran's preference, you MUST:
    -Submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4 copy); AND
    -Submit completed SF15 from the Veterans Administration (VA); AND
    -Submit any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc.).
    To claim Gold Star Veteran's preference, you MUST:
    -Submit completed SF-15 from the Veterans Administration (VA); AND
    -Submit a legible copy of DD-1300; AND
    -Submit any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.).

    • If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
    • If you are a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.

    Some positions have special requirements.  In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.  Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc.  All selections are contingent upon the obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.
    We are an E-Verify participant.
    Employment subject to successful National Agency Background Check.  Must have or be eligible for secret clearance.
    As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.
    Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.
    The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

    Nellie S. C. Moffitt, MSLS
    Navy General Library Program Manager
    716 Sicard St.  SE  #1000
    Washington Navy Yard, DC  20374
    *202-433-9802  (DSN 312-288-9802)
    *850-450-7243  (cell)

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