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  • Monday, June 10, 2024 7:32 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM 

    JOB TITLE: Circulation Clerk (Mendenhall Public Library) 

    REPORTS TO: Branch Manager 


    The Central Mississippi Regional Library System (CMRLS) has an opening for a full-time Circulation Clerk to fill a 40-hour weekly position at the Mendenhall Public Library in Mendenhall, Mississippi

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: An Associate’s degree and previous work experience is  preferred. Computer literacy, good communication, and research skills are a must. Must be able to lift 30  – 40 lbs. 


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    1. Checks out, discharges, and renews all library materials. 

    2. Registers patrons for library cards; issues and renews library cards when appropriate. 3. Creates and updates records regarding expiration dates, fines, etc.  

    4. Provides service at the circulation desk.  

    5. Assists in shelving returned materials and maintains shelf order in assigned sections. 6. Shelf reads assigned sections regularly. 

    7. Checks materials in and out at the circulation desk.  

    8. Registers new library borrowers and issues borrower cards; updates borrower’s record when appropriate.  

    9. Inspects materials for damage; follows through with lost and damaged materials’ procedures when  appropriate.  

    10. Assists in retrieving materials from the close stacks. 

    11. Assists in setting up the cash register at the Circulation desk. 

    12. Assists in processing materials. 

    13. Performs opening and closing duties, including lock up procedures and  

    floor duty.  

    14. Inspects items for damage; follows through with lost and damaged materials’ procedures when  appropriate. 

    15. Routes items on hold to branches throughout the system. 

    16. Answers and routes telephone calls as received from the public. 

    17. Delivers inter-office mail. 


    SALARY: $18,000.00 yearly with benefits (state retirement plan, state health and life insurance,  and dental insurance)


    If you are interested in this position, click here to complete the employment application, and email  the employment application, a resume and a cover letter to Brenette Nichols, Assistant Director at  bnichols@cmrls.lib.ms.us

    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled


  • Monday, June 03, 2024 7:00 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    External Advertisement for R-073560
    Rickett Librarian I
    Approved by People & Culture on 05/29/24

    Tarleton University Libraries seeks highly qualified candidates for the Rickett Librarian I position located on Tarleton's Forth Worth location to start August 2024.

     

    Under the direction of the Rickett Library Manager, the primary function of this job is to provide delivery of services to reach populations of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff through the development of programs and practices in both online and in-person contexts. As a librarian, some holiday, evening, or weekend duties are required. Requires the ability to work remotely at the University’s discretion.

     

    Education and Experience:

    • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or international equivalent required
    • 1 - 3 years of experience in college or university libraries preferred

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a completed application for consideration. Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

     

    Application Procedure: 

    During the application process applicants have one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. Applicants will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once the application materials have been submitted via "Submit" action. 


    Employment applications must include: 

    • Completed online application 
    • Cover Letter / Letter of Interest addressing qualifications 
    • Curriculum Vitae or Resume 
    • At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information 

    Application packets only accepted on-line at https://www.tarleton.edu/jobs. Documents required: Completed online application, Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and at least 3 current professional references and their full contact information. 

     

    Review of applications packets will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy, and engagement — while transforming the lives of nearly 17,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan, and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize realworld learning and address regional, state, and national needs.  

     

    Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System. 

  • Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:04 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Position

    Library Director



    Library

    Carroll County Public Library System



    Branch Locations

    Carrollton, MS & Vaiden, MS



    Date Posted

    5/30/2024



    Application Deadline

    Open Until Filled



    Responsibilities

    The Director is responsible for all library management areas, including but not limited to Personnel, Collection Development, Budgeting, Policy Development and Implementation, Grant Writing, E-Rate Application, Community Relations, Record Keeping, Bookkeeping, and Long-Range Planning.  Working with and filing financial information and reports with various agencies of the federal and State Governments.  The Director reports, works, and is accountable to a five (5) member board of trustees appointed by the Carroll County Board of Supervisors.  



    Requirements

    A master’s degree in library science is preferred (but not required). The minimum academic requirement is a bachelor’s degree. Mandatory completion of or plan of completion of nine (9) course hours of master’s degree courses in Library Science is required by the Mississippi Library Commission if the successful applicant does not have an MLS/MLIS. Such a plan must be completed within three (3) years of being hired. Public Library, supervisory, and administrative experience is highly preferred. The successful candidate must have technical skills and a record of excellent customer service and leadership.  A knowledge of QuickBooks (financial software) is preferred.

    Salary & Benefits

    Starting annual salary is $32,000 - $38,000 based on a 40-hour work week.  Benefits include personal and medical leave, paid state health insurance, Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement, and the opportunity to participate in the state's life insurance and deferred compensation plan.  Evening and weekend hours may be required.  Travel and participation in library-related educational programs and conferences will be required. Travel expenses to and from attending these programs and conferences will be reimbursed.



    Contact

    Barbara Sheppard at (662) 858-0051, President, Carroll County Public Library System Board of Trustees.  Email a cover letter and resume to barbarasheppard47@icloud.com.



    Place / Environment

    Time will be spent at both branch locations.  Most of the work is office-type business that may include interruptions.  A large amount of math and calculations is involved.  Considerable community involvement (outside regular library hours) will be required; daily contact with the library staff is essential. Frequent contact with the community, public officials, local agencies, and organizations is crucial. Travel during the workday and on behalf of the library will be required. Therefore, candidates must hold a valid driver's license.

     

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2024 4:33 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    ByWater Solutions

    Partner Support Advocate

    Department: Koha Support


    Reports to: Head of Support


    Job Overview:

    ByWater Solutions is the leader in library automation systems customer support. Our highly personalized service empowers our partners to achieve their goals and meet the needs of their patrons and communities.


    As a Partner Support Advocate, you are responsible for managing the support requests that come from our partners, providing the best-in-class customer support while maintaining a positive and collegial working environment within the organization. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide support for our partners through email, chat, and phone. 

    • Documentation and resolution of issues, with 80% of issues resolved on initial contact 

    • Proper escalation of issues to the correct teams through classification of issues.

    • Support for ByWater Solutions supported software


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • At least 1 year of customer service experience in the technology or library industry.

    • At least 1 year of active use within an ILS during a recent role

    • Demonstrated ability to create SQL scripts

    • Demonstrated knowledge of IT service procedures including ticket systems.

    • Ability to work independently and also collaboratively across departments.

    • Proven track record of providing customer satisfaction and building brand loyalty.

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Salary: $45,000/Annually
    Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@bywatersolutions.com


    This is a full-time, telecommuting (permanent) position that requires working from home with minimal travel requirements. ByWater offers performance bonuses, 401k, medical, great pay, on-the-job skills training, and the chance to work with a talented group of team members.


    ByWater Solutions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal employment opportunity to employees and applicants for employment and will not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, military veteran status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family structure, genetic information, or mental or physical disability (and medical condition). ByWater Solutions participates in E-Verify.


  • Tuesday, May 28, 2024 7:07 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM


    JOB TITLE: Circulation Clerk (Forest Public Library)


    REPORTS TO: Branch Manager


    The Central Mississippi Regional Library System (CMRLS) has an opening for a full-time Circulation Clerk to fill a 40-hour weekly position at the Forest Public Library in Forest, Mississippi.


    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: An Associate’s degree and previous work experience is preferred. Computer literacy, good communication, and research skills are a must. Must be able to lift 30 – 40 lbs.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Checks out, discharges, and renews all library materials.
    2. Registers patrons for library cards; issues and renews library cards when appropriate.
    3. Creates and updates records regarding expiration dates, fines, etc.
    4. Provides service at the circulation desk.
    5. Assists in shelving returned materials and maintains shelf order in assigned sections.
    6. Shelf reads assigned sections regularly.
    7. Checks materials in and out at the circulation desk.
    8. Registers new library borrowers and issues borrower cards; updates borrower’s
    record when appropriate.
    9. Inspects materials for damage; follows through with lost and damaged materials’ procedures when
    appropriate.
    10. Assists in retrieving materials from the close stacks.
    11. Assists in setting up the cash register at the Circulation desk.
    12. Assists in processing materials.
    13. Performs opening and closing duties, including lock up procedures and
    floor duty.
    14. Inspects items for damage; follows through with lost and damaged materials’ procedures when
    appropriate.
    15. Routes items on hold to branches throughout the system.
    16. Answers and routes telephone calls as received from the public.
    17. Delivers inter-office mail.
    SALARY: $18,000.00 yearly with benefits (state retirement plan, state health and life insurance,
    and dental insurance).


    If you are interested in this position, click here to complete the employment application, and email the employment application, a resume and a cover letter to Brenette Nichols,

    Assistant Director at
    bnichols@cmrls.lib.ms.us.


    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024 7:13 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    DIXIE REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM

    JOB TITLE: BRANCH MANAGER


    LOCATION: Pontotoc County Library


    HOURS: 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.
    9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Friday
    Occasional weekends or nights


    REPORTS TO: Library Director or Assistant Director


    POSITION SUMMARY:
    The Branch Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Branch, including tasks of circulation, readers’ advisory, reference, programming, etc. Excellent interpersonal relationship skills are required for both working with the public and supervising staff.


    QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. High school diploma or equivalent; college preferred
    2. Experience in public speaking and language proficiency
    3. Thorough understanding of and ability to use the English language
    4. Experience in the operation of computers and other office equipment
    5. Resident of Pontotoc County or willing to relocate within 6 months


    JOB-RELATED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

    • Ability to coordinate branch activities and events
    • Ability to exhibit good judgment
    • Ability to exhibit a friendly and pleasant manner in dealing with the public
    • Ability to write legibly, compose and use English proficiently
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office Programs
    • Ability to place materials in alphabetical order
    • Ability to place materials in numerical order using decimals
    • Basic knowledge of computers
    • Knowledge of electronic systems, including the Internet and digital databases
    • Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system
    • Basic math and typing skills
    • Some knowledge of and interest in books
    • Interest in and willingness to serve people
    • Ability to handle money and make change accurately
    • Physical ability to shelve materials and show patrons to resources
    BENEFITS:
    • State of Mississippi vacation, medical leave, and state holidays, paid health insurance, and participation in the Public Employees&#39; Retirement System
    • State life insurance and deferred compensation programs available
    • Dixie Regional Library System funded dental insurance
    • Salary set at the discretion of the Board of Trustees considering education and experience

    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled


    Use this link to view full job description and to apply: https://dixie.lib.ms.us/employment/

  • Thursday, May 09, 2024 4:52 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

     

    Marshall County MS


    Director of Library Services Job description

    To Apply Visit: https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=24e48b8bfd4bab28&from=appsharedroid


    About us

    Marshall County Mississippi Library is located in Holly Springs, MS with branches also located in Byhalia and Potts Camp. We are customer centric, professional, agile, rewarding and our goal is to Support our Local community and Patrons.

    Our work environment includes:

    • Government benefits, like PERS retirement, insurance, and time off.
    • Modern office setting
    • Safe work environment
    • Company perks

    The Library Director develops, administers, supervises, and coordinates the work of the Library and staff, performs managerial duties related to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance, and library operations and services in conformity with the policies established by the Board of Trustees. Essential Functions and Duties

    • Plans, implements, and evaluates library services.
    • Develops, implements, and evaluates long and short-term goals and objectives.
    • Develops and administers policies concerning library operations, budgets and programs.
    • Handles complaints in accordance with policy.
    • Provides supervision and delegates responsibilities to the library staff.
    • Recruits library personnel; recommends promotions, transfers, or termination of staff.
    • Organizes, trains, assigns, and evaluates personnel.
    • Conducts staff meetings.
    • Prepares the annual budget and presents it to Library Board for approval.
    • Presents approved budget to Marshall county Board of Supervisors, City of Holly Springs, Town of Byhalia and Town of Potts Camp Boards of Aldermen for approval and allocation.
    • Presents budget to Library Board for adoption upon budget allocation decision by funding authorities.
    • Directs and controls the expenditure of fund allocations within constraints of approved budgets.
    • Purchases new equipment and furnishings.
    • Accepts and acknowledges gifts of money and library materials.
    • Pursues additional funds via grants and fundraising.
    • Prepares financial and statistical reports to Library Association and State Library.
    • Prepares Library Board agenda, co-ordinates with Board members on meetings, posts meeting announcements to the public. Reports to Library Board.
    • Supervises maintenance of library buildings, equipment, and furnishings.
    • Oversees equipment, furnishings and materials collection.
    • Oversees the evaluation of the collections for balance and comprehensiveness.
    • Cooperates with community groups and city officials to implement library services.
    • Maintains open communication with Boards of Supervisors and City Aldermen.
    • Speaks before local groups as needed.
    • Oversees and approves scheduled use of library by outside groups.
    • Prepares questionnaires and surveys to evaluate public responses to the library.
    • Keeps informed of current developments in the library field by attending workshops, professional meetings, and reading current literature.
    • Maintains membership in professional organizations and works with local Friends of the Library.
    • Provides direct services to patrons as needed

    Qualifications Education and Experience

    • Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university or progression towards degree. • Three years of progressively responsible library administration experience in a supervisory capacity is preferable.

    Skills

    • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills.
    • Ability to administer the activities of a public library and to supervise the work of others.
    • Ability to develop short- and long-term plans, and objectives.
    • Maintains knowledge of standard library principles and practices, concepts of freedom of speech, copyrights, collection development, patron confidentiality, censorship, and other library ethical issues.
    • Proficient with computers, library software, internet and digital communications.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, officials of other agencies, and the general public.
    • Ability to maintain composure in stressful work situation.

    Work Location and Schedule

    • In person with some travel between branches.
    • Monday-Friday and some Saturdays as needed.
    • Full time hours 40 per week.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Retirement plan
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekends as needed

    Education:

    • Master's (Preferred)

    Experience:

    • Integrated library system: 1 year (Preferred)

    Ability to Commute:

    • Holly Springs, MS 38635 (Required)

    Ability to Relocate:

    • Holly Springs, MS 38635: Relocate before starting work (Required)

    Work Location: In person


    To Apply Visit: https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=24e48b8bfd4bab28&from=appsharedroid

  • Wednesday, May 08, 2024 8:49 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM


    JOB TITLE:      Cataloger


    REPORTS TO:  Coordinator of Automation and Technical Services

    The Central Mississippi Regional Library System (CMRLS) has an opening for a full-time Cataloger to fill a 40-hour weekly position at Headquarters in Brandon, Mississippi.


    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required with previous work experience. Must be computer literate and must be able to successfully navigate an Integrated Library System. Must possess good communication skills. Must be able to deal effectively with the vendors, the public, and other library employees. Must be able to lift 50 – 60 lbs.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1.     Cataloging monographic and audio-visual materials and responsible for the automated bibliographic utility duties.

    2.     Overseeing the interlibrary loan process for the library system.

    3.     Cataloging on the automated system (which includes supporting database authority work, changing, correcting and updating the database).

    4.     Processing interlibrary loans for the library system.

    5.     Establishing quality control measures in the cataloging operation to assure that results are in accordance with standards and that the vendor-supplied product meets specifications.

    6.     Ensuring that the bibliographic indexes to the library’s collection can be effectively used by our patrons and staff.

    7.      Cooperating as a team member with all library staff in performing any professional or nonprofessional duty essential to the achievement of efficient library operations.


    SALARY:  $30,000.00 yearly with benefits (state retirement plan, state health and life insurance, and dental insurance).

    If you are interested in this position, click here to complete the employment application, and email the employment application, resume and cover letter to Mara Polk, Director at mara@cmrls.lib.ms.us.


    CLOSING DATE:  Open Until Filled


  • Tuesday, May 07, 2024 4:59 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    https://hindscc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/HCCExternalCareersSite/job/Administrative-Librarian_REQ-3249-1


    Position Title:

    Administrative Librarian


    Job Description:

    Manages/supervises all aspects of the Rankin Library operation including budgeting, scheduling, collection development, reference, circulation, instruction and outreach. Manages/supervises 1 library staff.


    HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE


    JOB TITLE: Administrative Librarian (Branch Campus)


    REPORTS TO: Dean of Libraries


    DEPARTMENT: Learning Resources


    EXEMPT: Yes


    VICE PRESIDENT: Vice President of Instruction/Academic & Transfer


    GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE FUNCTION This position oversees and coordinates all functions of the Campus Library including staffing, public services (reference and circulation services), collection development, serials, outreach, instruction and the physical environment. All Hinds Community College employees must commit to the Caring Campus approach to student engagement and daily apply these general behavioral objectives: listen to student questions and concerns with a positive attitude and make meaningful connections with students.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE This position requires a Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program and three years’ experience in the field. Unofficial transcripts must be submitted with resume and official transcripts submitted upon hire. Also requires effective oral and written communication skills; the ability to supervise, delegate and evaluate professional librarians and staff; ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships; knowledge of library and standard office software programs.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Supervises staff and student workers in the reference and circulation activities of the library and makes operational decisions affecting this work. Helps maintain an effective public service desk at which patrons receive courteous, prompt, and efficient service; assists in maintaining a safe, appropriate library atmosphere by supervising student/patron conduct, engaging in general housekeeping, and promoting a favorable college environment.

    2. Provides quality reference consultations to patrons in various situations including in person, Chat, phone or email.

    3. Provides general orientations & formal instruction for specific courses and/or class assignments through in-person or online formats.

    4. Provides outreach to faculty and students including coordinating events, exhibits, social media and other activities at the library that engage and promote learning and reading interest; acts as advocate for the campus library to administrators, faculty, students, in promoting the library services and determining the campus’ needs.

    5. Assumes primary responsibility for the library’s collection development and weeding and also assists in materials selection and discards for the reference and serials collection.

    6. Responsible for the library’s annual care & planning including overseeing goal setting, budgeting, spending, and equipment and furniture upkeep; ensures program goals are executed and documented appropriately.

    7. Maintains and saves circulation reports generated within the ILS (Integrated Library System) software. 8. Report lost items to Technical Service librarian so that the ILS database can be accurate of holdings.

    9. Ensures Inter Library Loans and transits are processed timely and accurately.

    10.Assists the technical assistant(s) with the serials control records and checking in items utilizing the ILS (Integrated Library System) software.

    11.Trains, supervises and evaluates library staff and student workers. Ensures that staff & student workers have the training and supervision needed to effectively and efficiently perform their job duties.

    12.Maintains or ensures maintenance of appropriate library files and reports (including the newsletter & Annual Report), daily, weekly and monthly statistics, accurate record of inventory [materials, hardware, furnishings], cash, deposits, and other necessary paperwork.

    13.Schedules and teaches the library instruction and orientation sessions.

    14.Oversees the shelving and shelf-reading of materials to ensure shelves are orderly and clean; oversees general housekeeping of all library areas.

    15.Ensures professional growth by attending PDI courses, workshops, conferences.

    16.Actively participates in library and campus committees as assigned.

    17.Works early mornings and evenings as needed to make the library & resources available for faculty and student use.

    18.Performs other duties as may be assigned by the appropriate authority, including assisting other branch or campus libraries.

    19. Maintain knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices.


    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position supervises staff and student workers and the activities of the Campus Library.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


    WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, and the employee is occasionally required to perform job responsibilities in the outdoors and off site. We promote a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects individual strengths, ideas, and capabilities. We believe that our differences enable us to make better decisions, drive innovation, and deliver better results.

    Mission Hinds Community College is committed to moving people and communities forward by helping develop their purpose, passion and profession.

    Vision Hinds Community College will be a catalyst to create a competitive economy and a compelling culture for Mississippi.

    Values Hinds Community College aspires to the following IDEALS:

    • Integrity • Diversity • Excellence • Accountability Updated November 2022 • Leadership • Stewardship

    In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 of the Higher Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other applicable Federal and State Acts, Hinds Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status in its educational programs and activities. We recognize our responsibility to provide an open and welcoming environment that fosters a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion for employees and students to collaboratively learn, work and serve our communities.


    The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding these policies:


    EEOC Compliance: Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Box 1100 Raymond MS 39154; Phone: 601-857-3458 or Email: EEOC@hindscc.edu.

    Title IX: Title IX Coordinator Box 1100 Raymond MS 39154; Phone: 601-857-3353 or Email: TitleIX@hindscc.edu.


    Full Time/Part Time:

    Full time


    Position Type:

    11 Month 220 Days


    Job Classification:

    Learning Resources


    Scheduled Hours:

    37.5

  • Friday, April 26, 2024 8:01 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, non-
    tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Teaching Professor/Access Services Librarian in
    the University Libraries Gulf Coast Library.


    For more information about the position and to apply:
    https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=4004&amp;site=1

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Review of applications will begin a month after posting and will continue until the position is filled.  A completed application will include a cover letter describing applicant strengths and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable; official transcripts are necessary for hire) and contact information for three professional references.


    Job Summary
    The Access Services Librarian is responsible for the supervision and administration of
    circulation, document delivery, interlibrary loan, reserves, and collection management.
    The position coordinates access services functions with colleagues at two other libraries,
    reports to the Head of Gulf Coast Libraries, and directly supervises Access Services
    employees at Gulf Coast Library. The position is expected to research trends in library
    access services and recommend new approaches to patron services and offerings.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    Master’s degree in library and/or information science from a program accredited by the
    American Library Association or an equivalent advanced degree and experience.
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):

    • Excellent organization and time management skills. 
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals.
    • Strong passionate customer service orientation and determined to provide a positive experience for others.
    • Ability to effectively plan and delegate the work of others.
    • Ability to show enthusiasm and positivity in outreach endeavors.
    • Takes initiative to seek opportunities for improving policies and procedures with positive attitude.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated experience providing access services, such as circulation, reserves, or stacks maintenance, in an academic library.
    • Knowledge of copyright issues as applied to access services.
    • Knowledge of customer service principles.
    • Experience with the Alma, Primo, and Tapasa systems.

    The University of Southern Mississippi is an affirmative action and equal opportunity
    employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


    For more information about USM and life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast:
    https://www.usm.edu/provost/internalportal/2023-faculty-search-profile.pdf

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