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Public Services Assistant, Part-time, Stanwood, WA

 

Pay Range: $19.17 - $26.37 hourly
Hours per Week: 15
Job Requisition: 28480

 

 

 

Closing Date: June 30, 2022 - 9:59 p.m.

 

Job Summary

 

The Public Services Assistant I performs basic public service and library support tasks at one or more community libraries or Library on Wheels to contribute to their effective operation, providing library services, spaces, and resources that are representative of diverse cultures and perspectives, intentionally inclusive, and accessible to everyone.

 

The person selected for the position will work a 15-hour per week flexible schedule including morning, afternoon, evening, and weekends including one evening a week and at least one Sunday every four weeks. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

 

We Value Lived Experience

 

Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to embedding equity into our organization. As we engage in equity work, it’s important to have a good foundation to frame the work and then provide training opportunities to build skills and knowledge.

 

We value and embrace the unique experiences our staff members bring to the organization and recognize how their experiences improve the service we provide.

 

Essential Functions

 

  1. Staffs the library circulation desk, answers phones, checks library materials in and out, registers customers for library cards, and orders various library materials.
  2. Assists customers with self-checkout machines and answers questions in the hold areas.
  3. Returns library materials to proper locations and supports circulation duties.
  4. Provides assistance to library customers with basic reference questions.
  5. Responds to technical services calls and assists with problems with the fax machines, public copiers, pay-for-print stations, vending machines, and printers.
  6. Submits and monitors technical reports for library technology service issues.
  7. Performs other public service and general clerical support tasks as assigned.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Prepares correspondences and reports.
  2. Trains new staff as needed.
  3. Attends meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
  4. Assists with special projects as required.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Supervision

 

The position may report to a Library Circulation Supervisor or Supervising Public Services Assistant. Although direct supervision is not a normal part of this position's work, incumbents may be called on to provide task direction to Page staff and library volunteers in absence of a supervisor.

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

  1. Knowledge of established practices and procedures for an integrated library system (ILS).
  2. Knowledge of library policies, procedures, and services.
  3. Knowledge of alpha and numeric systems for arranging library materials.
  4. Strong customer service skills.
  5. Strong organization and attention to detail.
  6. Ability to uphold the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and the community.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
  8. Ability to work independently and to set priorities.
  9. Ability to handle and resolve disruptive behavior effectively.
  10. Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal skills with others.
  11. Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, electronic databases, email, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.

 

Education and Experience

 

  1. High School diploma or G.E.D. required.
  2. These skills and abilities typically are acquired through completion of secondary school or equivalent together with several months in a customer service environment.

 

Physical and Environmental Conditions

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent must identify and organize library materials such as books, audiobooks, and DVDs based on small-print numbers and alphabetical characters; scan and inspect library materials including opening media cases; communicate with coworkers and members of the public; and operate computers for extended periods of time. An incumbent must occasionally move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds, including transfer of books and other materials to carts or shelves of varying heights. Incumbents may be required to move carts of books and other materials about the building for extended periods of time, and frequently remain stationary at one workstation for extended periods of time.

 

Most of the work is carried out within a generally accessible, safe, indoor environment. There are regular interpersonal contacts with staff members and with customers of various ages. These contacts and situations are deemed to be generally safe and free of undue stress, but require incumbents to be cordial, helpful, and skilled in interpersonal relations with others both in the public and within the Library District.

 

The following questions will be asked during the application process:

 

  1. Provide one or two detailed examples of your experience providing direct customer service.
  2. Provide one example providing technical assistance to customers such as helping with a fax machine, copier or any other equipment.
  3. Provide one example of a time you had to use good organizational skills and had to pay attention to a lot of details.
  4. Describe one example using each of the following computer software: 1. MS Word, 2. Email and 3. Internet Navigation.

 

 

Online application link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=60804&clientkey=7DCA7393E0FCBDDD24786ED549B71F9E

 

 

 

Library Associate Public Services, Clinton WA

 

Pay Range: $27.09 - $37.12 hourly
Hours per Week: 15
Job Requisition: 28474

 

 

 

Closing Date: July 1, 2022 - 9:59 p.m.

 

Job Summary

 

The Library Associate performs skilled paraprofessional library support services at one or more community libraries or Library on Wheels to contribute to the Library District's effective operation, providing library services, spaces, and resources that are representative of diverse cultures and perspectives, intentionally inclusive, and accessible to everyone. This position works a 15-hour per week schedule which may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

 

We Value Lived Experience

 

Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to embedding equity into our organization. As we engage in equity work, it’s important to have a good foundation to frame the work and then provide training opportunities to build skills and knowledge.

 

We value and embrace the unique experiences our staff members bring to the organization and recognize how their experiences improve the service we provide.

 

Essential Functions

 

  1. Provide general, basic reference and information service by: assisting customers in the use of library facilities, equipment, resources, and services. Refer complex readers' advisory and reference questions to a Librarian or appropriate staff member.
  2. Provide courteous and efficient customer service by performing circulation desk tasks.
  3. Create and present programming for all customer groups as assigned.
  4. Develop program materials, including reading lists, promotional displays, and presentation materials.
  5. Provide training to customers in basic library skills including the use of public computers, catalog and reference computers, Internet, and devices.
  6. Assist customers in resolving technical problems or issues. Maintain and troubleshoot equipment utilized in a community library.
  7. Perform other library support services including opening and closing buildings and assisting in maintaining the library in neat, clean, and orderly condition.
  8. Perform collection maintenance activities through the use of reports and data, to include weeding the collection for condition as well as reallocation of library materials.
  9. May be designated in charge of the community library in the absence of other supervisory staff or building manager.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Make presentations to the public as assigned.
  2. Prepare correspondences and reports.
  3. Train new staff as needed.
  4. Attend meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
  5. Assist with special projects as required.
  6. Participate on committees or teams as assigned.
  7. May serve as the volunteer coordinator of a community library.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Supervision

 

Positions of the class typically report to a Library Manager, Assistant Library Manager, or Library Circulation Supervisor. Although direct supervision is not a normal part of the position's work, incumbents may be designated as lead people to provide work direction to coworkers or volunteers.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

  1. Thorough knowledge of established web-based databases and techniques of searching and accessing those resources.
  2. Thorough knowledge of established practices and procedures for an integrated library system (ILS).
  3. Thorough knowledge of library policies and procedures for determining needs and interests of customers.
  4. Knowledge of collection development policies and procedures.
  5. Knowledge of library resources, programs, and services.
  6. Knowledge of alpha and numeric systems for arranging library materials as well as automated bibliographic identification at a basic level.
  7. Strong customer service skills.
  8. Strong organization and attention to detail.
  9. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
  10. Ability to handle and resolve disruptive behavior effectively.
  11. Ability to work independently and to set priorities.
  12. Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with others.
  13. Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, electronic databases, email, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.

 

Education and Experience

 

These skills and abilities typically are acquired through a combination of training and experience including a college-level education or specialized training such as library science, presenting programs, or other profession-based subject areas; and two years of experience providing direct customer service.

 

Physical and Environmental Conditions

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent must identify and organize library materials such as books, audiobooks, and DVDs based on small-print numbers and alphabetical characters; scan and inspect library materials including opening media cases; communicate with coworkers and members of the public; and operate computers for extended periods of time. Incumbents may frequently move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds, including transfer of books and other materials to carts or shelves of varying heights. Incumbents may be required to move carts of books and other materials about the building for extended periods of time, and frequently remain stationary at one workstation for extended periods of time.

 

Most of the work is carried out within a generally accessible, safe, indoor environment. There are regular interpersonal contacts with staff members and with customers of various ages. These contacts and situations are deemed to be generally safe and free of undue stress, but require incumbents to be cordial, helpful, and skilled in interpersonal relations with others both in the public and within the Library District.

 

The following questions will be asked during the application process:

 

  1. Describe your experience in providing technical assistance in computer hardware and software.
  2. Describe your experience in creating programs and presenting information to groups of people.
  3. Describe your experience providing direct customer service, including specific examples.
  4. Describe your experience navigating web databases and the techniques used for researching and accessing those resources.
  5. Describe your experience being in charge of a building or facility.
  6. Describe any college education and/or any additional post-secondary instruction and training you have had, including the major or program(s) of study.

 

 

Online application link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=60854&clientkey=7DCA7393E0FCBDDD24786ED549B71F9E

 

Reference Librarian, Pahrump Community Library, NV

  • Reports to Library Director
  • Supervises Reference and Technology Departments

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides Reference, Reader's Advisory, and referral services to patrons, in person and by telephone.
  • Assists in planning and implementing programs and public relations activities.
  • Participates as part of the management team with other department heads.
  • Writes grants for collection and special programs.
  • Participates with other staff members in the selection and merchandising of materials which reflect the interests and needs of Library patrons and the community.
  • Operates and maintains Library equipment.
  • Collects data for statistical analysis and reports; prepares reports for submission to the Library Director.
  • Participates in Library special projects as required.
  • Recommends policies and procedures for the improvement of the Reference Department.

Responsibilities to Patrons

  • Explains basic Library functions, services, and resources to the public.
  • Assists patrons in locating books and other materials.
  • Oversees inter-Library loan program.
  • Oversees the Internet computers.
  • Assists at Circulation Desk when needed.

Technology Responsibilities

  • Manages all of the Library's networks and technology projects.
  • Develops 5-Year Technology Assessment Plan.
  • Oversees the integration of technology and Library services. • Coordinates technical support for all hardware and software.
  • Prepares annual budget request for technology.
  • Maintains security of systems.
  • Maintains inventory and license records for computers and technology equipment.
  • Provides technical support and training to the Library staff in the use of computer systems.
  • Oversees and participates in development of instructional modules and training sessions for the staff and the public.
  • Recommends hardware and software upgrades.

Material Selection and Collection Development Responsibilities

  • Keeps current on reference materials, issues, and policies.
  • Maintains familiarity with the collection and makes recommendations on acquisition of Resources, and weeds the Reference materials.
  • Selects and recommends materials for purchase, for the Reference Collection.
  • Assigns regular and daily tasks to Reference staff
  • Provides technical/Reference support to Reference staff, including education and training in the use of new resources.
  • Maintains current knowledge of Library technology, and takes advantage of state and regional opportunities for continuing education.
  • Presents and promotes a professional atmosphere both in and out of the Library.
  • Represents the Library through participation in professional Library organizations. ' Keeps abreast of current trends and new professional techniques.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public Library functions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, officials of other agencies, and the general public.
  • Ability to comprehend patron needs quickly and accurately.
  • Strong reference Reader's Advisory skills.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications for Library services.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and trouble-shooting skills.

Qualifications

Certification for Public Library (State of Nevada), and seven years of Library experience. MLA Prefired.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; talk and hear; reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, and/or grasp objects. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, kneel and crouch. Employee is required to lift up to 25 pounds.

Pay starts at 45,000

Please send resume to [email protected] 

 

Bibliobus Senior Library Associate, Headquarters, Sonoma County Library, CA

This full time position is responsible for the operations of Sonoma County Library’s mobile outreach service, the BiblioBus. Whether on the move or at a community event, our BiblioBus offers books for all ages to browse, the use of laptop computers and entertainment devices, and specialized library programing such as story times, STEAM activities, one-on-one tech help, and skill-building workshops. Spanish bilingual skills are desired.

THE POSITION:
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
This position will have functional responsibility and oversight for the full operations of the BiblioBus mobile outreach service, including opening and closing procedures, statistical reporting, and facilities oversight; assumes responsibility for all circulation and materials maintenance activities in the BiblioBus collection. Provides technical and functional direction and training to support staff, and coordinates participation by branch staff in offsite outreach assignments.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
 Drives bookmobile or library van to predetermined locations to provide services to remote patrons throughout the County
 Assists in analyzing the need for additions, deletions and changes to scheduled vehicle stops
 Maintains vehicle in a clean and orderly condition
 Inspects vehicle and works with Corporate Yard to ensure the vehicle is in good working order
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; and four (4) years of work experience in library services. Spanish bilingual skills are desired.
Licenses and Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.
SALARY RANGE: $32.55 to $40.64 per hour plus benefits
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library
www.sonomalibrary.org
to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:
Employment offers will be contingent upon a successful pre-employment verification/criminal records clearance. Having a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from employment.
RECRUITING PROTOCOL IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19:
Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and all applicable COVID 19 Health Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the recruiting process including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if possible, unless changes occur in the state and/or county health order.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 as soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3 working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility.

 

 

Children’s Services Librarian, Butte County Library, CA

Outreach Services Librarian, Butte County Library, CA

Literacy Services Librarian, Butte County Library, CA

 

Butte County Library is a rural library system, with 6 branches.  These positions are full time, county wide positions. In addition to job title specific tasks, librarians perform routine library functions and activities in the Butte County Library system, assist public with availability of resources and services; provide instruction on the use of equipment and materials; promote services to community; develop, coordinate, and implement a service area (such as youth services), may provide direction and training for other library staff; and do related work as required.
They are expected to perform professional library services, to include assisting patrons with selection and use of library materials, assistance with research techniques, and providing reference and reader's advisory services.  $43,721.60 - $58,593.60

 

Please view full job description and apply here:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/buttecountyca?keywords=library

 

Butte County is a landscape where the fertile valley floor meets the recreation-rich Sierra Nevada. Within it, warm and friendly towns that feel like home beckon you to explore the unexpected in a corner of Northern California all its own. 
The County is home to five incorporated towns or cities: Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville and Paradise. Enjoy a virtual tour today at www.ExploreButteCounty.com.

 

 

Librarian I or II, H&G/Adult / Teen / Children's Services, Full Time / Part Time / Extra-Help, Sonoma County Library, CA

https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library/job-20254737. We have multiple positions available!

 

As we prepare to open branches on Sundays, we are seeking multiple full-time, part-time, and extrahelp
Librarians in Adult, Teen and Children’s Services. Please complete the required
Supplemental Questionnaire. Spanish bilingual skills are preferred.
History & Genealogy:
The ideal History & Genealogy Librarian will bring innovation, a commitment to preserve the
region’s history and culture, and a problem-solving spirit. Through our Sonoma County History &
Genealogy Library, we seek to be a vital link in the way our communities understand themselves
and each other, through an understanding of our history and evolving present-day.
Adult Services:
The ideal Adult Services Librarian will have strong outreach, technical, and training skills and be
willing to work in a sometimes fast-paced and often vibrant “all ages” environment. Share your
talents and abilities while utilizing your librarian skills for community partnerships, basic to
advanced computer training, and downloadable Audio and eBook device help for the public.
Teen Services:
We are seeking energetic, team-oriented Teen Services Librarians with a strong public service
commitment to provide library service and programming for and with teens. If you enjoy constant
contact and collaboration with teens, including those with diverse backgrounds and abilities, then we
welcome you to apply for a Teen Librarian position.
Children’s Services:
Do find joy in bringing library service to the community through innovative programs and outreach?
Are you most at home in dynamic, busy library spaces where you can use your librarian skills to
present storytimes and STEM programs, help community members access technology, and
communicate all the library has to offer? If this sounds like you, we are seeking Children’s Services
Librarians.
THE POSITION:
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
www.sonomalibrary.org
Under general supervision, this position provides excellent customer service while performing a
variety of professional library services including reference, reader’s advisory, collection
development, event planning, outreach, digital literacy training for the public, and performs
related work as assigned.
TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
 Provides general reference and reader’s advisory services
 Explains library policies and procedures to patrons and staff
 Assists, advises and instructs patrons on the use of library materials and equipment,
including automated catalogs, the Internet, various software, eBooks and audio book reading
and listening devices and digital literacy in general
 Conducts reference searches using a variety of database, online, and other search techniques
 Helps to maintain and select the addition of books, reference materials, CDs, DVDs,
electronic media, and other library materials
 Assists at the Circulation Desk when needed
 Assists in and/or directs the preparation of exhibits and the organization and presentation
of a variety of programs and events, as well as forming community partnerships for coevents
 Leads book discussion groups
 Promotes the Library out in the community, at schools, and events, and provides written
outreach through community publications as well as press releases and other promotions; may
represent the Library in meetings with the community or special interest groups
 Helps to maintain social media connectivity to the library public
 Works collaboratively with staff, the community and special interest groups
 The Librarian II performs all of these tasks but at a more difficult, higher level. May serve as
Person-in-Charge when Branch Manager is absent
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library
Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college
or university. The Librarian II requires two years of appropriate professional experience working as
a professional librarian, preferably in a public library. Must have a valid California driver’s license.
Spanish bilingual skills preferred.
SALARY RANGES: Librarian I- $33.37 to $41.68/hour (plus benefits)
Extra-Help Librarian I- $33.37 to $35.06/hour (no benefits)
Librarian II- $35.04 to $43.77/hour (plus benefits)
Extra-Help Librarian II- $35.04 to $36.82/hour (no benefits)
www.sonomalibrary.org
(Spanish Bi-lingual pay eligible upon passing required testing)
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled; First Review date on July 1, 2022
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library
to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered.
Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application,
written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:
Employment offers will be contingent upon a successful pre-employment verification/criminal records
clearance. Having a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from employment.
RECRUITING PROTOCOL IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19:
Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and all
applicable COVID 19 Health Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the recruiting process
including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if possible, unless changes
occur in the state and/or county health order.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable
accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited
to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an
accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 as
soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3
working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information
regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s
website at https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility.
Current Sonoma County Library Employees: Please review the MOU, amended Article 10.5
regarding Part-time Employee Benefits to see how changing your status from full-time to part-time as a
result of accepting a part-time position will impact your benefit premium costs for health, dental, and
vision plans.

 

Library Director, Stanton County Public Library, Johnson, KS

The Stanton County Public Library, located in Johnson, KS, seeks an energetic and collaborative individual to serve as its next Library Director. https://stantoncountylib.info/about-the-library/employment/. This job requires a High School Diploma. Bachelor’s Degree and/or Library Science plus two years of library experience preferred. Salary negotiable based on education and experience. The benefits package for a full-time position includes health/dental insurance, a KPERS plan, paid holidays, and paid time off. Candidates must submit a resume including references with a cover letter to [email protected]. SCPL is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled.

Deputy Director, Public Service, Laramie County Library System, Cheyenne, WY

Join the Laramie County Library System (LCLS) team as we take on the challenge of creating vibrant, dynamic services and programs that meet the changing needs of the community. LCLS, named Library of the Year in 2008 by Library Journal/Gale, seeks your fresh perspective and innovative ideas to build on our firm foundation of excellence.

 

 

 

Do you have high standards, creativity, vision, leadership, and passion for service?  Then check out this amazing opportunity. Visit our website for complete information (https://lclsonline.org/work/ ).

 

 

Director of Libraries/Manager VI, Appalachian Regional Library, NC

Would you like to lead a three-county regional library in the beautiful North Carolina mountains? Would you want to live near four-season recreational opportunities, enjoy a vibrant cultural arts scene, and reside in a highly-rated school district? Appalachian Regional Library is seeking a dynamic, outgoing individual to head a staff of 59 dedicated employees.

LIBRARY: Appalachian Regional Library (Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes Counties, NC)

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited library school, seven years of professional public library experience preferred (including five years of public library administrative or management experience), and eligibility for certification by the NC Librarian Certification Committee. Excellent oral and written communication abilities and management skills are necessary. Experience with managing a budget is required. Must be able to plan and direct staff engaged in all library functions.

DUTIES: The Director of Libraries provides professional leadership in planning, organizing, and directing the Appalachian Regional Library System under the general review of the regional library board. This employee works to meet staffing, materials, equipment, and facility needs for five public libraries in Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes Counties. The regional director’s duties also include making recommendations to the governing board regarding hiring, promotion, or dismissal of management-level employees of the Appalachian Regional Library System; having extensive public contact and frequent conferences with library board members, government officials, and community leaders in all three counties; and maintaining professional relationships with the staff of the State Library of North Carolina, the North Carolina Public Library Directors’ Association, and state legislators.

BEGINNING SALARY RANGE: $63,000-$73,000. Generous benefits. APPLY BY: Open until filled AVAILABLE: Immediately TO APPLY and for further information: Send cover letter, resume, and list of references (or questions) to [email protected]

 

Librarian, Coolidge Public Library, Coolidge, AZ

 

An exciting opportunity is available for a career-minded individual as a Librarian. Under general supervision, applies the full scope of professional library knowledge and techniques to all aspects of library services, primarily in planning, promoting, and implementing adult programming, creating online content and newsletters, assisting patrons with technical and computer questions, as well as answering reference and reader’s advisory requests.

 

 

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED NOTICE: This recruitment may be closed when a sufficient number of applications have been received. First review will be held on June 24, 2022.

 

 

 

Annual Salary Range: $47,672 - $71,507

 

 

 

Recruitment notice: https://www.coolidgeaz.com/index.asp?SEC=959C8E14-D2D4-47F0-A15B-EBFF2CC57B50

 

Library Associate Public Services At Large, Oak Harbor Library, Sno-Isle Libraries

The Library Associate performs skilled paraprofessional library support services at one or more community libraries or Library on Wheels to contribute to the Library District's effective operation, providing library services, spaces, and resources that are representative of diverse cultures and perspectives, intentionally inclusive, and accessible to everyone. The incumbent will be supervised at the Oak Harbor library and will cover the West District libraries, Clinton, Coupeville, Freeland, and Langley. The incumbent will be expected to travel from one location to another, sometimes on short notice, as staffing needs require. Mileage between library locations is reimbursed.

This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

We Value Lived Experience

Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to embedding equity into our organization. As we engage in equity work, it’s important to have a good foundation to frame the work and then provide training opportunities to build skills and knowledge.

We value and embrace the unique experiences our staff members bring to the organization and recognize how their experiences improve the service we provide.

Essential Functions

  1. Provide general, basic reference and information service by: assisting customers in the use of library facilities, equipment, resources, and services. Refer complex readers' advisory and reference questions to a Librarian or appropriate staff member.
  2. Provide courteous and efficient customer service by performing circulation desk tasks.
  3. Create and present programming for all customer groups as assigned.
  4. Develop program materials, including reading lists, promotional displays, and presentation materials.
  5. Provide training to customers in basic library skills including the use of public computers, catalog and reference computers, Internet, and devices.
  6. Assist customers in resolving technical problems or issues. Maintain and troubleshoot equipment utilized in a community library.
  7. Perform other library support services including opening and closing buildings and assisting in maintaining the library in neat, clean, and orderly condition.
  8. Perform collection maintenance activities through the use of reports and data, to include weeding the collection for condition as well as reallocation of library materials.
  9. May be designated in charge of the community library in the absence of other supervisory staff or building manager.
  10. Travel from one work site to another as staffing needs require.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Make presentations to the public as assigned.
  2. Prepare correspondences and reports.
  3. Train new staff as needed.
  4. Attend meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
  5. Assist with special projects as required.
  6. Participate on committees or teams as assigned.
  7. May serve as the volunteer coordinator of a community library.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision

Positions of the class typically report to a Library Manager, Assistant Library Manager, or Library Circulation Supervisor. Although direct supervision is not a normal part of the position's work, incumbents may be designated as lead people to provide work direction to coworkers or volunteers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Thorough knowledge of established web-based databases and techniques of searching and accessing those resources.
  2. Thorough knowledge of established practices and procedures for an integrated library system (ILS).
  3. Thorough knowledge of library policies and procedures for determining needs and interests of customers.
  4. Knowledge of collection development policies and procedures.
  5. Knowledge of library resources, programs, and services.
  6. Knowledge of alpha and numeric systems for arranging library materials as well as automated bibliographic identification at a basic level.
  7. Strong customer service skills.
  8. Strong organization and attention to detail.
  9. Ability to uphold the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and the community.
  10. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
  11. Ability to handle and resolve disruptive behavior effectively.
  12. Ability to work independently and to set priorities.
  13. Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with others.
  14. Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, electronic databases, email, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.

Education and Experience

These skills and abilities typically are acquired through a combination of training and experience including a college-level education or specialized training such as library science, presenting programs, or other profession-based subject areas; and two years of experience providing direct customer service.

Physical and Environmental Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Most of the work is carried out within a generally accessible, safe, indoor environment. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent must identify and organize library materials such as books, audiobooks, and DVDs based on small-print numbers and alphabetical characters; scan and inspect library materials including opening media cases. Incumbents may frequently move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds, including transfer of books and other materials to carts or shelves of varying heights. Incumbents may be required to move carts of books and other materials about the building for extended periods of time. Incumbents are required operate computers and may frequently remain stationary at one workstation for extended periods of time.

The incumbent must regularly communicate with coworkers and members of the public. These contacts and situations are deemed to be generally safe and free of undue stress, but require incumbents to be cordial, helpful, and skilled in interpersonal relations with others both in the public and within the Library District.

Incumbents may travel to various sites in all kinds of weather and traffic conditions. To accomplish this travel, the incumbent must be able to drive and hold a valid Washington State driver's license or to make independent arrangements for such transportation.

The following questions will be asked during the application process:

  1. Describe your experience in providing technical assistance in computer hardware and software.
  2. Describe your experience in creating programs and presenting information to groups of people.
  3. Describe your experience providing direct customer service, including specific examples.
  4. Describe your experience navigating web databases and the techniques used for researching and accessing those resources.
  5. Describe your experience being in charge of a building or facility.
  6. Describe any college education and/or any additional post-secondary instruction and training you have had, including the major or program(s) of study.

    Closing Date: June 19, 2022 - 9:59 p.m   Pay Range: $27.09 - $37.12 hour. Hours per Week: 40    Job Requisition: 28307

 

Executive Director, Emporia Public Library, KS

 

Executive Director – Emporia Public Library (KS) Due to retirement, the Emporia Public Library’s Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and experienced Executive Director. Emporia Public Library serves 30,000 residents in Emporia and Lyon County with its mission to provide users of all ages access to informational, educational and recreational services, materials and programs. Governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees appointed by the mayor, the library provides excellent services and programs with 20 staff (16 FTEs) and a $1.2 million annual budget.

 



 

Responsibilities: The Executive Director oversees library operations including management of library staff; the delivery of high-quality library programs and services to the community; prepares the annual operating budget; resolves complex, sensitive, and/or controversial issues and complaints; works with the board on strategic planning and with community partners on collaborative projects; and stays abreast of trends and innovations in the field of public library leadership and management, while fostering a positive working environment that allows for creativity and continued library development.

 



 

Qualifications: Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution, five (5) years of progressively responsible library administration experience, residency within 30 miles of the Emporia Public Library within 30 days of hire.

 

This is a full-time, fully benefited, exempt position with a competitive compensation package. Salary range is $72,000 - $99,500. For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit emporialibrary.org, complete an application and include a cover letter, resume and three professional references whom you have known for a minimum of three years. Review of applications begins July 5, 2022.

 



 

Please direct questions to Kendra Spade, [email protected].

 



 

Library Administrator Regional, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Franklin, KY

Closing Date 06/12/2022--EXTENTEDED

Brief description of position This position works directly with public library staff and trustees at the local level to promote library development throughout one of four regions in Kentucky.
Duties include but are not limited to: site visits to local libraries, providing assistance and guidance to the local libraries in essential areas including governance and administration, strategic planning, personnel, budget preparation, policy and procedure development and community relations.

 

Link to the full job announcement https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=36555

 

 

Library Assistant, Dodge Center Public Library, Dodge Center MN

 

The Dodge Center Library is looking for a full-time Library Assistant to coordinate library services including shelving, processing, and service to the public. This position works directly with patrons in circulating items, coordinating interlibrary loan, and providing reference services. They also must be proficient in current computer technology and be able to assist patrons in internet use, word processing, library apps, and general use of the computers. The library assistant will assist the library director in the planning and execution of programs such as summer reading, storytime, book clubs, and interest groups and will promote these events by creating displays, flyers, and social media posts.

 

Minimum qualifications: High School degree

Desirable qualifications: 2+ years previous library experience, customer service experience, bachelor's degree, and enjoys working with children.

Hours: 40 hours per week with some evenings and alternating Saturday mornings.

Wage: $18.00+ per hour

Benefits: Paid time off, paid holidays, health & life insurance, dental and vision insurance options, retirement plan

 

Deadline for application 6/24/22

More information including application at: https://dodgecenter.lib.mn.us/library-assistant-job-position/

 

LIBRARIAN I/II, County of Tuolumne, CA

This exciting opportunity is for the Librarian who wishes to manage daily library operations and promote community awareness of library resources, services and programs while making all people feel welcome and accepted at the library.   As our new Librarian, you will have a passion for children’s literature and programs and flourish in the opportunity to partner with local agencies, charitable organizations, service clubs, and schools to create meaningful and entertaining opportunities. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Completion of a graduate library school program (Master of Library Science) accredited by the American Library Association.

Librarian I: No experience required.   Librarian II: Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience as a librarian, one of which must be in a public library

 SALARY AND BENEFITS:  $47,025 - $63,430 /yr. plus excellent benefits, including health, dental and vision coverage, $100k life insurance, 80 hours management leave, 13 paid holidays, retention incentive, and retirement.

FINAL FILING DATE:  Open until filled.  First review of applications on June 17, 2022

Please apply online here:   https://ca-tuolumnecounty.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=98878&SourceId=790

Public Library Specialist, North Dakota State Library, ND

 

Join our team of dedicated professionals at the State Library, where we provide pathways to information and innovation by making connections, strengthening communities, and enriching lives!

 

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $3,932 – 4,200 (monthly)

 

BENEFITS INCLUDE: Rewarding work environment, career development opportunities, paid family health insurance, paid leave, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, 457 deferred compensation plan, and voluntary insurance benefits including dental, vision, and life insurance

 

CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: June 14, 2022

 

Summary of Work

 

In this position you will collaborate with Library Development department staff to provide training and technical assistance to public library staff and board members statewide to enhance local library services, strengthen partnerships, and build greater community engagement.

 

  • Provide guidance on library services, laws, management, and governance
  • Assist librarians with developing plans, policies, and procedures
  • Assist in establishing city and county libraries or creating partnerships to provide library service to underserved areas
  • Provide assistance and information concerning library funding, budgets, and grants
  • Create and maintain LibGuides relevant to public libraries
  • Provide trainings to library boards and staff
  • Promote NDSL collections
  • Assist in the development and implementation of NDSL-sponsored continuing education events

 



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Director of Lamar County Library System, Purvis, MS

The Lamar County Library System Board of Trustees seeks a director who honors the value of public libraries, understands the importance of partnering with community agencies, fosters open communication with the residents, and empowers staff by encouraging collaborative efforts. We are looking for a director who can articulate, support, and promote the Library System’s mission as well as work in a highly effective manner with the Board of Trustees.

 

Hours: 40 hours per week, some evenings, and weekends

 

Starting wage: $50,000 - $55,000 based on qualifications and previous experience.

 

Benefits: Personal/medical leave, annual state-approved holidays, health and life insurance, and participation in Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).

 

Required Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited library school, a minimum of five (5) years of public library experience, and at least three (3) years supervisory experience preferred. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of outstanding customer service, leadership, vision, staff development, consensus-building, fiscal and facilities management. The new Director will be adept at creating and maintaining strong community relationships and knowledgeable about current library technology and trends in library service.

 

Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Board of Trustees, the library director is responsible for the operations of the library system and the development and implementation of its service program, including: (A) assisting the board with long-range planning and policy development and managing all library resources, including human resources; (B) coordination with the board of trustees to promote and improve system services; (C) community outreach and liaison with city council, county agencies, and community organizations; and (D) overseeing the maintenance and safety of the library building and grounds. The library director hires, mentors, and supervises all librarians, assistants, substitutes, and volunteers for the library system.

 


 

Environment:

The Lamar County Library System serves a relatively rural population of more than 60,000 residents, primarily residents of the more than 500 square miles of Lamar County, Mississippi. The library headquarters is in the city of Purvis, which is also the county seat. The four (4) branch libraries are in the incorporated cities of Purvis, Lumberton, and Sumrall, and in the community of Oak Grove near the city of Hattiesburg.

 

Application Process:

To apply, submit a cover letter, résumé, three (3) professional references (including addresses, phone numbers, and emails), and a one (1) page description of your public library philosophy to: Ms. Peggy Moore, LCLS Board Chair, 16 East Lake Road, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402.

 

College transcripts will be required upon employment.

 

Deadline for application:

Position is open until filled, but for full consideration please send all application materials by Friday, July 1, 2022.

 

Library Web site: www.lclsms.org

 

Library Director, Independence County Public Library, Batesville, AR

 

Independence County Library seeks applicants for the full-time position of Library Director. Interested persons may submit a letter of application including a current resume and the names and contact information of three current references to Bill H. Walmsley, Library Board Chairman at [email protected], or Carlene Morrison, Interim Library Director at [email protected]

 

The Independence County Library System is housed in a newly renovated historic building in downtown Batesville Arkansas. The facility consists of approximately 23,000 square feet. The library provides services both in person and virtually. We seek dynamic, motivated, innovative, and service-oriented candidates.

 

Key responsibilities including, but not limited to:

 

n  Understanding and embracing the library’s mission and development of a strategic plan for future programmatic growth.

 

n  Selection, orientation, supervision, and leadership of the staff.

 

n  Overseeing the growth of the library collection.

 

n  Continuing and where appropriate expanding, program offerings.

 

n  Proposing and implementing policies as approved by the Library Board.

 

n  Serving as one of the primary library advocates locally and state-wide.

 

n  Serving as the primary contact with local print and social media outlets to expand the library’s footprint in Independence County.

 

n  Developing a budgetary system within the guidelines of the County Quorum Court. Creativity in developing additional funding sources including, but not limited to, grants.

 

n  Oversight of building upkeep and capital improvement projects.

 

 

 

Minimum qualifications include:

 

n  A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.

 

n  Three years of professional library experience including a minimum of one year of supervisory responsibilities

 

n  Must be a resident of Independence County within a reasonable time following hire date.

 

Compensation is negotiable, dependent upon experience and qualifications. A competitive fringe benefit package is included. The Library Director is a county employee, subject to the Independence County Employee Handbook.

 

Independence County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

3 Positions at Butte County Library, CA:

   Children’s Services Librarian, Butte County Library, CA

   Outreach Services Librarian, Butte County Library, CA

   Literacy Services Librarian, Butte County Library, CA

Butte County Library is a rural library system, with 6 branches.  These positions are full time, county wide positions. In addition to job title specific tasks, librarians perform routine library functions and activities in the Butte County Library system, assist public with availability of resources and services; provide instruction on the use of equipment and materials; promote services to community; develop, coordinate, and implement a service area (such as youth services), may provide direction and training for other library staff; and do related work as required.
They are expected to perform professional library services, to include assisting patrons with selection and use of library materials, assistance with research techniques, and providing reference and reader's advisory services.  $43,721.60 - $58,593.60

Please view full job description and apply here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/buttecountyca?keywords=library

Butte County is a landscape where the fertile valley floor meets the recreation-rich Sierra Nevada. Within it, warm and friendly towns that feel like home beckon you to explore the unexpected in a corner of Northern California all its own. 
The County is home to five incorporated towns or cities: Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville and Paradise. Enjoy a virtual tour today at www.ExploreButteCounty.com.

 

Youth Services Librarian, Monmouth Public Library, OR

 

Librarian I - Full-time: 40 hrs/week (includes evenings and Saturdays)

Salary Range: $49,774 - $65,187
Bilingual Pay Benefit for qualified candidate

 

Great opportunity for someone who likes children & teens, likes public libraries, and likes to see their ideas and actions make a difference. This full-time position is responsible for all facets of the library’s Youth Services, from collection development to programming and more. Salary range is $4,147 - $5,432/month, typically starting at the first step, with an outstanding benefits package.

 

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred; bilingual pay benefit for qualified candidate.

 

Position is open until filled, first review of applications will be on June 3, 2022.

 

For more information about this position and to apply, please visit https://tinyurl.com/monemployment

 

 

Director, Stanton County Public Library, Johnson, KS

 

The Stanton County Public Library, located in Johnson, KS, seeks an energetic and collaborative individual to serve as its next Library Director.  Candidates must possess excellent customer and employee relations skills, a willingness to learn internal library operations, and organizational skills required to plan programs and maintain library resources.  Duties will also include human resource management and financial management.  A full job description can be viewed on the library website https://stantoncountylib.info/about-the-library/employment/.  This job requires a High School Diploma.  Bachelor’s and/or Library Science Degree plus two years of library experience preferred.  Salary negotiable based on education and experience.  The benefits package for a full-time position includes health/dental insurance, KPERS plan, paid holidays, and paid time off.  Candidates must submit a resume including references with cover letter to [email protected].  SCPL is an equal opportunity employer.  Position open until filled. 

 

 

Chief Executive Officer, Indianapolis Public Library, IN

 

The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) seeks a transformational leader to guide the organization on its journey to be the center of knowledge, community life, and innovation for everyone in Indianapolis and Marion County. The new Chief Executive Officer will be resolute in advancing racial equity in the library and community while embracing the institutional values of adaptability, communication, diversity, and inclusiveness. Governed by an appointed 7-member board, with a $48.9 million budget, 24 service locations, and 574 employees as of the end of 2021, IndyPL is positioned to meet the changing needs of its residents. IndyPL offers unique collections such as the Center for Black Literature and Culture, Chris Gonzalez Collection, the Digital Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, and an extensive diverse collection. The library serves as a leader in the community offering community spaces, and services. IndyPL circulated over 7.2 million books from online to physical books in 2021. The ideal candidate will be experienced in change management practices, excited by the prospect of fostering a new institutional culture, embrace data-driven decision making, and have demonstrated experience in consensus building. Key initiatives include advancing the IndyPL internal climate improvement process; building a culture that celebrates communication, trust, and diversity; completing the existing strategic plan; continuing to champion intellectual freedom; strengthening relationships with local stakeholders and decision-makers; and enhancing the IndyPL’s presence in the community.  

 

With an affordable cost of living, a close-knit community, and a love for arts and sports, Indianapolis offers big city amenities with Midwestern charm. Recently named one of Food & Wine’s Next Great Food Cities, the region boasts traditional cuisine from across the globe and new takes on American fare. Home to five USA sports federations, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, and headquarters of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the city has become the amateur sports capital of the world and professional sports fans have multiple teams to cheer on. A diverse and growing community, Indianapolis has opened its arms to immigrant populations and proactively supports those who call it home through its Immigrant Welcome Center and many different cultural festivals.  Residents have no shortage of things to do with the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Newfields (which includes the Indianapolis Museum of Art), the Eiteljorg Museum, the Indianapolis Zoo, and the Indiana Repertory Theatre as popular destinations. It is easy to get around Indianapolis with a great public transportation system or take advantage of Indianapolis International Airport-ranked the best airport in North America for nine years in a row.  

 

Responsibilities: The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for working with the Library Board to develop long-term plans and directions for the Library; planning and directing the overall operations and management of the Library; providing effective team development leadership to the staff; working collaboratively with civic organizations and community agencies; and working effectively with elected officials at the state and county level. The CEO functions with a high degree of latitude for independent action within the scope of the organizational policy set by the library board. The IndyPL CEO directly supervises the Chief Public Services Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, the Strategic Planning & Assessment Officer, and department directors including Collection Management, Selection & Acquisition; Communications; Facilities; Human Resources; and Innovation & Technology. 

 

Qualifications:  Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, possession of or the ability to obtain an Indiana State Librarian Certificate 1 – Director, 10 years professional library experience OR 6 years professional library experience that includes 3 years as a director or supervising at least 2 staff members who hold MLS degrees. Driver’s license. Essential attributes and skills include the ability to lead strategic change to meet Library goals through the establishment, implementation, and clear communication of an organizational vision in a continuously changing environment; leading people through effective communication, consistently demonstrating integrity and honesty, fostering teamwork, developing staff and constructive resolution of conflicts; demonstrating sound business acumen and decision-making through the strategic use of data to understand and manage human, financial, and information resources; and effectively building coalitions both internally and externally to achieve common goals in alignment with library strategies. 

 

Compensation: A salary range of $124,488 – $189,500 (with placement negotiable, dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package. 

 

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply by email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Karen E. Miller. This position closes on June 26, 2022.

 

View the announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links and information at https://bradburymiller.com/job/indianapolis/

 

Branch Manager, Botetourt County Libraries, Eagle Rock, VA

The Eagle Rock Library Branch Manager directs a branch team and activities in pursuit of the Library’s mission and goals to connect people and ideas in the rural community of Eagle Rock, VA. They lead and supervise 1 full-time and 3 part-time branch employees, organize and direct workflow, initiate innovative ideas, manage projects, oversee the Eagle Rock Library facility, partner with local organizations, and develop collections, services and programs. With a love for people, a passion for learning, a desire to share and a zeal for challenges, they foster a positive, productive and effective environment where both employees and patrons feel valued and empowered. They provide professional and technical expertise, exercise independent judgment, explore creative solutions and demonstrate high ethical standards.  

https://www.botetourtva.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=105&From=Public-Library-105&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Branch-Manager-Eagle-Rock-39

Genealogy/Local History Manager, Lawrenceburg Public Library District, Lawrenceburg, IN

Do you want to love your job? Then apply to work at the Lawrenceburg Public Library District in Lawrenceburg, IN.

We are looking for a new manager to run our Genealogy/Local History Department.

Applicants must have exceptional customer service skills, enjoy research, be detail-oriented and have a strong ability to multi-task. Supervisory experience is preferred.

The job is 32 hours a week with pay corresponding with experience. Some Saturdays and evenings are required.

For a more detailed job descriptions, and to find out how to apply, go to: https://www.lpld.lib.in.us/library-jobs

Director, Portneuf District Library, Chubbuck, ID

The Portneuf District Library, located in Chubbuck Idaho, seeks a community-minded, innovative, and visionary leader for the position of Director of the library. The ideal candidate will provide positive and dynamic leadership enabling the Portneuf Library to continue growing and changing to meet the needs of the community. The Portneuf Library serves a population size of nearly 25,000 and is embedded in the community. An engaging community leader and partner is required as the director will network with key stakeholders in the district. This position reports to an elected board of 5 trustees. 

 

The goal at the Portneuf District Library is to enable innovation, collaboration, and inclusion through providing materials and services that encourage lifelong learning and inspire the intellectual and recreational development of the community on a group and individual level. 

 

The library’s annual budget is approximately $800,000 per year and average entrance counts and circulations are approximately 20,000 per month. Portneuf prioritizes community activities and highly used collections determined by the individuals it serves. The library has eight full-time staff members and five part-time clerks. 

 

Chubbuck is located due north of Pocatello, Idaho and is situated roughly 2.5 hours from Sun Valley, Idaho, Jackson, Wyoming, and Yellowstone National Park. The library district encompasses North Bannock County, excepting the city of Pocatello. Strong relationships with neighboring libraries and the Library Consortium of Eastern Idaho are required in this position. Teamwork and collaboration are essential.

 

Minimum Qualifications Include:

  • · Strong fiscal and budgeting skills
  • · Strategic thinking and planning abilities, the library hopes to run a successful bond election in the coming years.
  • · Excellent communication and people skills
  • · The ability to hire, train, mentor, and motivate staff
  • · Knowledge of public library administration
  • · A Master’s in Library Science from an accredited university
  • · Five years of library experience, with three years or more of increasing responsibility and work experience with supervising staff, services, collections, and related library work.
  • · Ability to pass a background check

 

The salary range for this position is $59,883 - $85,238 annually DOE. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, and the PERSI (Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho) retirement system. 

 

Please direct your cover letter, resume, no less than 2 professional references, and any questions you have to [email protected]portneuflibrary.org

 

Applications will be accepted until May 20, 2022.

Library Administrator Regional KDLA, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, KY

Closing Date 05/23/2022

Brief description of position This position works directly with public library staff and trustees at the local level to promote library development throughout one of four regions in Kentucky.
Duties include but are not limited to: site visits to local libraries, providing assistance and guidance to the local libraries in essential areas including governance and administration, strategic planning, personnel, budget preparation, policy and procedure development and community relations.

Link to the full job announcement https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=36555

Grants Coordinator, North Dakota State Library, ND

https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psc/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=11000&JobOpeningId=3021957&PostingSeq=1 

Library Director, Sidney Public Library, Scottsbluff, NE

 

The Sidney Public Library in Sidney Nebraska is recruiting a Library Director.  This beautiful, welcoming library is community supported with strong Foundation and Friends groups. Join the excellent staff known for high-quality customer service.   Complete the application and send with your cover letter here. City of Sidney-Library Director 

 

Collections Analysis Librarian, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

Are you a curious problem solver and passionate about creating robust, user-focused information access? Would you enjoy living in a place with 310 days of sunshine a year, rich history, thriving cultures, and enchanting landscapes? If you answered yes to both questions, we at The University of New Mexico (UNM) College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences (CULLS) have a great opportunity in our newly created Collection Analysis Librarian position. 

 

As part of a collaborative, cross-departmental collections team, you will play a key role in developing data-informed collection strategies. Your work will ensure that CULLS is able to nimbly adapt to new and emerging areas of focus and align library resources with the needs of a diverse campus community. Your analytical skills and creativity will enhance the team’s ability to: 

 

  • Identify collection gaps and improve collection representation and inclusivity of historically oppressed, marginalized, and underserved voices and populations. 
  • Implement the Protocols for Native American Archival Materials and extend culturally sensitive curation practices to other areas.  
  • Develop strategies for evaluating different types of collections (e.g., circulating, special, distinctive, electronic) across a range of disciplines. 
  • Evaluate electronic resources for licensing and subscription renewals. 
  • Provide data in support accreditation and related academic program assessments. 
  • Promote transparency of collection related processes and budgets. 

 

The Collections Analysis Librarian is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position with a desired start date of August 1, 2022. The College provides a supportive environment for achieving tenure with a formal mentorship program, annual progress reviews, and dedicated research time. The minimum starting salary is $62,000, includes generous benefits, and is negotiable based on qualifications. The position reports to the Director of Collections and is represented by United Academics of UNM. Prioritizing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization, the College strongly encourages interested candidates who are members of minoritized or marginalized groups to inquire or apply.  

 

Responsibilities 

 

As the Collection Analysis Librarian, you will have freedom to experiment and the opportunity to develop this role based on your interests and the ongoing needs of the library and its users. The primary duties of the position are the following: 

 

  • Collect, analyze, and communicate data to inform planning, decision-making, and assessment of library collections and related services. 
  • Lead the collections team in developing, executing, and documenting an ongoing and sustainable collection assessment strategy. 
  • Develop workflows and templates to streamline the production of regular and routine reports. 
  • Work as part of a team to understand evolving collection challenges and proactively find solutions to support information users both within the library and more broadly. 
  • Contribute to CULLS initiatives that further UNM’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. 
  • Actively engage in anti-racist work to advance inclusive excellence. 
  • Participate in CULLS faculty governance and in library management as required. 
  • Meet librarianship and teaching, scholarship, and service requirements for promotion and tenure as detailed in the UNM Faculty Handbook and in our College Promotion and Tenure Guidelines

 

Minimum Qualifications 

 

  • An earned master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library/information sciences program or equivalent OR an earned doctorate by the start date. 

 

Preferred (Desired) Qualifications 

 

Applicants with any combination of the following interests or desirable qualifications are encouraged to apply. In your cover letter, please provide examples or describe the areas where you have demonstrated interest or experience. 

 

  • Experience with one or more data analysis tools or approaches, such as  
    • using tools like Microsoft Excel, R, or Python for data analysis
    • coursework in accounting, qualitative analysis, statistics, assessment, or data visualization. 
    • Experience with one or more aspects of library collections, such as 
      • evaluating a collection, organizing collection data, selecting/deselecting resources, managing physical or digital collections, preparing/tracking budgets, participating in negotiations, or guiding open access/scholarly communication/digitization initiatives 
      • coursework in collection development/management or scholarly communication 
      • Knowledge of the role of assessment in collection processes and decision making. 
      • Experience selecting data sources relevant to collections analysis and evaluating their limitations. 
      • Experience managing data, including collecting, organizing, integrating, and appropriately sharing data sets. 
      • Experience preparing reports and data visualizations for a wide range of audiences. 
      • Ability to systematically approach complex or evolving challenges, and creatively seek user focused solutions. 
      • Ability to work collaboratively with professional staff and faculty who bring different skills and expertise to problem solving. 
      • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 
      • Ability to prioritize and balance competing demands. 
      • Curiosity and ability to learn new skills and technologies. 
      • Ability to communicate in Spanish or an Indigenous language of the Southwestern U.S.  
      • Demonstrated commitment to accessibility in libraries.
      • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities. 

 

 The University Environment 

 

Founded in 1889, the University of New Mexico sits on the traditional homelands of the Pueblo of Sandia. The original peoples of New Mexico – Pueblo, Navajo, and Apache – since time immemorial, have deep connections to the land and have made significant contributions to the broader community statewide. We honor the land itself and those who remain stewards of this land throughout the generations and acknowledge our committed relationship to Indigenous peoples. We gratefully recognize our history.  

 

UNM is a Tier I Research Institution, a Hispanic-serving institution, and the flagship university in a majority minority state. To support UNM’s diverse campus constituents and colleagues, the College affirms its commitment to honor diversity, ensure fairness and access, and create an environment where all employees are treated respectfully. These commitments include supporting the University and CULLS’ DEIA efforts and the College’s Anti-Racism statement.

 

UNM is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, and the Greater Western Library Alliance and leads the LIBROS Consortium of seventeen academic libraries in New Mexico. The College is comprised of the University Libraries, an academic degree granting unit (Organization, Information, and Learning Sciences), and the University of New Mexico Press. The UNM Libraries contain over 3.5 million volumes and includes three libraries: Centennial Science & Engineering Library, Fine Arts & Design Library, and Zimmerman Library (humanities, social sciences, business, and education). Zimmerman Library houses the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections. UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator.  

 

Why Albuquerque? https://advance.unm.edu/why-abq/

 

Library Director, Meridian Library District, Meridian, ID

 

Are you ready to lead a highly respected, award-winning library district into its next generation of excellence and innovation? If so, we’d like to hear from you.

 

 

 

Meridian is located in the heart of the Treasure Valley in southwest Idaho, about 10 miles from the state capitol of Boise. Founded in 1893, Meridian now has a population of over 117,000 and is the second-largest and fastest-growing city in Idaho. It is also among the fastest-growing cities in the country. With low unemployment and a high public safety rating, Meridian is repeatedly listed as one of country's best cities to live.

 

 

 

Under policy guidance and direction from the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director performs professional and administrative duties in planning, implementing, and directing library services for the Meridian Library District.

 

 

 

Preferred candidates will have a Master’s in Library Science or Master’s in Library Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution and have five years of supervisory and management experience with increasing levels of responsibility. Highly qualified candidates will have:

 

 

 

* Experience in a multi-branch library system.

 

* Prior experience developing and monitoring library operating and capital budgets.

 

* Managerial or administrative experience working in a library district.

 

 

 

The Meridian Library District will offer an attractive and competitive salary, within the range of $107,000 - $115,000, commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. In addition, the benefits package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance. Generous vacation and sick leave are also provided.

 

 

 

Learn more about Meridian, the position and how to apply at https://www.junegarcia.com/searches

 

 

 

Please share this information with friends and colleagues who might be interested.

 

 

 

Applications are due May 31, 2022.

 

Library Administrator Regional-KDLA, KY


Closing Date 
05/21/2022
Organization 
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, KY

City & State  Frankfort, KY
Brief description of position 
This position works directly with public library staff and trustees at the local level to promote library development throughout one of four regions in Kentucky.
Duties include but are not limited to: site visits to local libraries, providing assistance and 
guidance to the local libraries in essential areas including governance and administration, strategic planning, personnel, budget preparation, policy and procedure development and community relations.

Link to the full job announcement https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=36429

 

Library Director, Ritzville, WA

 

Annual Salary Range:  $48,000-$58,000

 

 The Library Director is responsible for all library services provided by Ritzville Library District and for the facilities, staff and other resources used to provide these services.  The Director will plan, organize and implement services that reflect the District’s overall missions and strategic plan.  The Director will manage the Library’s collection and circulation, building and grounds, staff, programs and administrative duties, including: budget development, payment of bills, staff salaries and all contracts needed to service the Library.  They will carry out the Board of Trustee policy and administer the operation of the Ritzville Library District.

 

 

 

For a complete job description see the library website:  Employment Opportunities | Ritzville Public Library

 

Application Process:  Only applicants able to meet the minimum requirements will be considered.  An applicant must submit a letter of interest, resume, and include at least three professional references to:

 

Joy Neal, PHR at [email protected]

 

Position closes June 30, 2022

 

 

Library Director, Grant County, SD

 

Grant County is now accepting resumes for the position of Grant County Library Director. A four-year college degree is preferred with an emphasis or course study on library science and business. Three years of post-graduate library work or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training will be considered.

 

The successful candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of library management including library functions, principles, policy and methods. Also, fiscal management, computer skills and public relation skills are essential.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage the main library, three branch libraries, work with the Board of Trustees and complete financial and statistical reports. In addition, the candidate must have the ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of staff including volunteers; to identify, select and organize information; to evaluate data and make decisions; to interpret and apply policies and procedures; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

This is a salaried position with benefits. This position will remain open until filled.

 

For more information and to assess an application form: grantcountylibrary.com or

 

https://www.grantcounty.sd.gov/announcement_details.php...

 

Applications and/or resumes should be returned to Grant County Auditor’s Office, 210 E 5th Ave., Milbank, SD 57252

 

Grant County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

job application

 

http://grantcountylibrary.com/.../upl.../job-application.pdf

 

Above link is for downloading Job Application

 

Grant County Public Library Job Descriptions

 

http://grantcountylibrary.com/.../Grant-County-Public...

 

Above link is for complete job description for Library Director.

 

 

Youth Services Librarian, John G. McCullough Free Library, VT

40 hours per week.
Early evenings and Saturdays required.
Competitive salary and benefit plan.
Start date: No later than June 15th, 2022.
To apply, email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to:
[email protected]

The Youth Services Librarian provides high quality, professional, responsive, and
friendly library service to young people, their families, and teachers. The Youth Services
Librarian serves as the in-house expert on library materials and coordinator of events
for children and young adults. The Youth Services Librarian embraces, supports, and
celebrates our diverse community.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Collection development and
management of materials for young people from infancy through teenage years; the
planning, promotion and presentation of library events for young people and their
families, including the Summer Reading Club; providing readers’ advisory and
reference services; outreach activities; and collaboration with schools and other
community organizations.

About the John G. McCullough Free Library:
Located in a charming, dynamic village in southwestern Vermont, the John G.
McCullough Free Library has served the people living in the greater Bennington area
for over a century. The library collection is approximately 22,000 physical items, boasts
a growing digital collection, hosts a wide variety of public events, and serves over 3,300
active borrowers. The library enjoys a reputation for responsive, friendly, innovative
service in a beautiful space, and has experienced an exciting surge of activity,
membership, and use in recent years.

A little about the ideal candidate:
 Passionate about the role of public libraries as essential community hubs, as
centers of learning and interpersonal connection, as transformative institutions
which foster resilience and innovation.
 Enjoys working closely with children, teens, families, caregivers, and teachers
with imagination, confidence, and enthusiasm.
 Welcoming, engaged, collaborative, imaginative, curious, flexible, and
enthusiastic disposition; receptive and responsive to constructive feedback.
 Successful in cultivating positive, collaborative relationships with supervisors,
co-workers, Library Trustees, patrons, volunteers, and organizations.
 Resourceful and self- directed.
 Proactive and adept at anticipating organizational needs.
 Capacity to multi- task and prioritize competing demands while remaining
professional, positive, and service-oriented.
 Maintains high standards for personal integrity and adheres to best practices for
the profession.


Education Requirements:
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science/ Studies strongly preferred.
OR
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and a Vermont Certificate of Public Librarianship
obtained either before or within first two years of employment.
Qualifications:
 Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak and write
compellingly about the Library’s mission and its essential place within our
community.
 Expert knowledge of children’s and young adult literature.
 Awareness of the current youth landscape (challenges and concerns), childhood
development, early literacy best practices, and education standards from pre-K
to grade 12, including homeschool curricula.
 Ability to work remotely and offsite when necessary.
 Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
 Familiarity with library management systems, especially Koha and Aspen
Discovery strongly preferred.
 Adept with current and curious about emerging computer technology.
 Familiarity with Canva and principles of good graphic design strongly preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Customer Service: Ensuring that visitors have a positive experience is the top priority
for every staff member. All staff are expected to provide exemplary service to patrons of
all ages. This includes:
 Maintain an inviting, attractive, safe, and comfortable environment in the
Children’s Room.
 Provide Readers’ Advisory (RA) services for young people, families, and
teachers.
 Check materials out to patrons, check in returns.
 Assist with Interlibrary Loan requests and shipments.
 Monitor email and reply promptly to questions and requests.
 Register and welcome new members.
 Manage use of public computers in the Children’s Room.
 Assist patrons with the Library’s online catalog and digital collections, including
Vermont Online Library, Kanopy, Universal Class, Beanstack, Libby, and Palace.
 Create engaging book displays and self- directed recreational activities in the
Children’s Room.
Collection Development: The Youth Services Librarian maintains collections to meet the
needs of children, families, and teachers.
 Research, evaluate, select, and place orders for children’s and Young Adult
materials.
 Ensure the collection is current, relevant, appealing, diverse, and inclusive.
 Evaluate and deaccession items in the children’s and YA collections regularly
and as needed.
 Assist with processing of children’s and YA materials as needed.
 Participate in in periodic collection inventories.
Events and Promotion: The Youth Services Librarian works closely with the Library
Director to plan and promote and host public events that meet the needs and interests
of children and families.
 Develops and promotes a robust Summer Reading Club for children every year.
 Provides timely information to Library Director and website manager for
publicity purposes, including monthly e-newsletter.
 Maintains event attendance records for statistical reports.

Community Outreach:
 Represent the library at community events to encourage library membership and
to promote library services.
 Collaborate with local schools, childcare providers, homeschool associations,
Town & Village departments, nonprofits, and service organizations to promote
and encourage Library use and participation in Library programs.
 Host presentations about library resources for teachers, school groups, service
organizations, and others.
 Host offsite story hour events and deliver books to area schools.
Administrative:
 Know, follow, and enforce all Library policies, plans, and procedures.
 Prepare monthly Youth Services report prior to monthly Trustees’ meetings.
 Attend all Trustees’ meetings as non-voting participant.
 Participate in long- range planning activities and work to meet strategic goals.
 Prepare accurate and timely event participation statistics and report details as
needed or requested.
 Participate in preparing annual budget. Attend budgeting sessions called by
supporting municipalities if asked.
 Serve on or advise committees as deemed necessary by the Trustees or the
Library Director.
 Actively participate in the development and implementation of library
fundraising activities and initiatives.
 Pursue funding opportunities such as grants and sponsorships for library
programs and collections.
 Attend annual donor thank- you reception.
 Supervise volunteers, interns and Work-Study students.

Professional Development:
 Attend weekly staff meetings prepared to participate in problem solving
discussions and to contribute ideas.
 Remain apprised of best practices for the profession.
 Participate in professional webinars, classes, conferences, and workshops.
 Stay abreast of recommendations and resources from the Vermont Department
of Libraries.
 Remain aware of emerging technologies.
 Attend annual Vermont Library Association conference.

Other:
 Perform other duties as needed or assigned.
 Ability to adapt work schedule to cover for ill, vacationing, or otherwise
unavailable colleagues is expected.
 Active participation in the Friends of the McCullough Library’s Annual Book &
Bake sale is expected.

Physical Requirements: The work is performed in an office environment, and in
common spaces open to the public. 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.
 Frequent need to see, walk, sit, stand, talk, and hear.
 Occasional need to bend, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
 Dexterity to perform data entry on a computer, laptop, iPad, or other electronic
device.
 Visual acuity sufficient to read print in 8-point font. Ability to view computer
screens and work with details for extended periods of time.
 Hearing at or correctable to normal ranges.
 Ability to communicate effectively with members of the public and co-workers.
 Physical dexterity to reach shelves of various heights, push full book carts.
 Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/ or up to 20 pounds of
force frequently, and/or exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects.
 Ability to lift 10 pounds frequently. May need to re-shelve, read and retrieve
materials at floor level and overhead.
 Ability to comply with health and safety guidelines.
 Ability to complete work while wearing a surgical grade mask.
 Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 required.

Please note: this job description describes the general nature, tasks, responsibilities, and
level of work to be performed; it is not meant to be an all- inclusive list of every
responsibility, duty, and skill required for the position. This job description does not
constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is
subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the
job change.     Equal Opportunity Employer.

Children's Librarian, Middlebury Public Library, IN

Reports To: Library Director

Directly Supervises: Volunteers specifically assigned to Children’s area

Position Summary: The Children’s Librarian is responsible for effectively planning, implementing, and managing the children’s programming and material selection and maintenance for the library

General Responsibilities:

  • Introduces literature and early literacy skill development through regular story time programs for babies, toddlers and preschool-age children and designs and prepares crafts to complement preschool story times
  • Plans and organizes special events for children and families, including researching possible programs, contacting performers/experts, and overseeing scheduling and contracts (when necessary)
  • Plans and presents class visits, tours, and other specialized programs for preschool and school-age youth
  • Engages in outreach to and develops partnerships with schools, daycares, preschools, homeschool groups and other community organizations and agencies that serve children and their caregivers
  • Evaluates and selects print, audio, and video items for purchase or replacement
  • Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or removed from the collection
  • Monitors shelves in children’s area, straightening and filling displays and shelving as needed
  • Maintains children’s circulation desk, providing copies of story time schedules, special events, recommended reading lists, etc.
  • Attends workshops and meetings pertaining to the Children’s department, when possible
  • Submits required reports and budget requests.
  • May serve on library committees. Attends applicable department meetings.
  • Assists with system-wide programs, activities, and initiatives
  • Fulfills all duties at circulation desk as scheduled, including opening and closing library
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:   

  • Education: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
  • Two years of library experience
  • Current Indiana Public Library certification, or the ability to attain one within two years
  • Experience with young children in learning environments
  • Comfortable with computers, standard office equipment and basic knowledge of MS Office, email, Internet, presentation platforms, and vendor-provided services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and have positive working relationship with patrons, co-workers, and volunteers
  • Ability to prioritize job responsibilities and work independently
  • A heart for families while seeing the value of professionalism in services and communications

Physical Requirements:  Ability to lift at least 30 pounds, reach high shelves, stoop, bend and remain standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time

Work Environment:  Ability to work without supervision in a fast-paced multitasking environment, interact with public in cordial fashion, be receptive to change, and attentive to details

Hours:  Salaried, exempt, full time (37.5+ hours).  Must be available to work evenings and occasional Saturdays

Salary: $40,000 - $70,000

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Vision, Vacation, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, and Retirement Plan

Extra Special Benefits: Hosting bedtime story time in your PJs; perfecting your drawing skills with crayons; singing and dancing with others; sharing your love of children’s literature and not feeling the least bit judged; creating excellent art pieces with your mad glue stick skills; being recognized as THE go-to person for all things child-related; smiling and laughing with little people while realizing you’re making an impact on others; providing a welcoming, fun, and safe environment for kids, parents, and caregivers; making new friends with fellow Pete the Cat fans; infusing energy and positivity to your department and library; and, solving book searches based on one or two descriptions of a book.

Communications & Marketing Specialist, Middlebury Public Library, IN

Reports To: Library Director

Position Summary: The Communications & Marketing Specialist supports and enhances the library’s brand through online communications internally and externally (including but not limited to) assisting with the content updates and overseeing the content of website, creation of print publicity, graphics, managing the content of digital signage, and overseeing social media. Someone with experience in Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, social media platforms, WordPress, photography, and libraries who enjoys working with the public, as well as collaborative contact with coworkers, would be perfect for this position.

General Responsibilities:

  • Part Library Webmaster: coordinate and manage website content and layout, including graphic design, branding, photography, and writing; monitor Google analytics for the website; serve as liaison to the website host
  • Part Social Media Guru: create monthly digital newsletter (Constant Contact) for patrons and all social media presence (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Google Business) with up-to-date and engaging content
  • Part Steward of Digital Signage: design and manage graphics, branding, and writing for use in digital signage
  • Part Publication & Printing Supervisor: coordinate and manage content for print advertising, press releases, and internal promotional materials (flyers, posters, etc.)
  • Serve as library assistant with on-floor, in-library duties, working public service desks
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:   

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related communications or marketing field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Zoom, and other communication and graphics software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exemplify courteous behavior and creative problem resolution
  • Ability to work cooperatively and have positive working relationship with patrons, co-workers, vendors, and media outlets
  • Ability to prioritize job responsibilities and work independently
  • Ability to transport self to off-site meetings, conferences, and trainings
  • A heart for public service and information sharing

Physical Requirements:  Ability to lift at least 30 pounds, reach high shelves, stoop, bend, and remain standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time

Work Environment:  Ability to work without supervision in a fast-paced multitasking environment, interact with public in cordial fashion, be receptive to change, and attentive to details

Hours:  Hourly, non-exempt, full time (37.5+ hours).  Must be available to work one evening a week and at least one Saturday a month

Salary Range:  $30,000 - $65,000

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick Time, and Paid Holidays

To apply:

Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references (include name, title, telephone number, and e-mail address) to: 

Juli Wald | [email protected]

 

BibliobBus Senior Library Associate, Headquarters, Sonoma County Library, CA

This position is responsible for the operations of Sonoma County Library’s mobile outreach service, the BiblioBus. Whether on the move or at a community event, our BiblioBus offers books for all ages to browse, the use of laptop computers and entertainment devices, and specialized library programing such as story times, STEAM activities, one-on-one tech help, and skill-building workshops. Spanish bilingual skills are desired.

THE POSITION: Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position. This position will have functional responsibility and oversight for the full operations of the BiblioBus mobile outreach service, including opening and closing procedures, statistical reporting, and facilities oversight; assumes responsibility for all circulation and materials maintenance activities in the BiblioBus collection. Provides technical and functional direction and training to support staff, and coordinates participation by branch staff in offsite outreach assignments.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:  Drives bookmobile or library van to predetermined locations to provide services to remote patrons throughout the County  Assists in analyzing the need for additions, deletions and changes to scheduled vehicle stops  Maintains vehicle in a clean and orderly condition  Inspects vehicle and works with Corporate Yard to ensure the vehicle is in good working order

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; and four (4) years of work experience in library services. Spanish bilingual skills are desired. Licenses and Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.

SALARY RANGE: $32.55 to $40.64 per hour plus benefits CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Tuesday, May 24, 2022

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library www.sonomalibrary.org to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application. The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION: Employment offers will be contingent upon a successful pre-employment verification/criminal records clearance. Having a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from employment.

RECRUITING PROTOCOL IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19: Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and all applicable COVID 19 Shelter in Place Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the recruiting process including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if possible, unless changes occur in the state and/or county health order.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 as soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3 working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility

40 hours per week (20240404) at https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library/job-20240404

Part-time, Public Services Assistant, Camano Island Library, Sno-Isle Libraries

 

Pay Range: $19.17 - $26.37 hourly
Hours per Week: 15
Job Requisition: 27946

 

Online application link for Part-Time Public Services Assistant I positions in the Camano Island Library:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=56424&clientkey=7DCA7393E0FCBDDD24786ED549B71F9E

 

Closing Date: May 15, 2022 - 9:59 p.m.

 

The Camano Library is hiring two Public Services Assistant positions. These positions will work a 15-hour per week schedule which may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

 

Job Summary

 

The Public Services Assistant I performs basic public service and library support tasks at one or more community libraries or Library on Wheels to contribute to their effective operation, providing library services, spaces, and resources that are representative of diverse cultures and perspectives, intentionally inclusive, and accessible to everyone.

 

We Value Lived Experience

 

Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to embedding equity into our organization. As we engage in equity work, it’s important to have a good foundation to frame the work and then provide training opportunities to build skills and knowledge.

 

We value and embrace the unique experiences our staff members bring to the organization and recognize how their experiences improve the service we provide.

 

Essential Functions

 

  1. Staffs the library circulation desk, answers phones, checks library materials in and out, registers customers for library cards, and orders various library materials.
  2. Assists customers with self-checkout machines and answers questions in the hold areas.
  3. Returns library materials to proper locations and supports circulation duties.
  4. Provides assistance to library customers with basic reference questions.
  5. Responds to technical services calls and assists with problems with the fax machines, public copiers, pay-for-print stations, vending machines, and printers.
  6. Submits and monitors technical reports for library technology service issues.
  7. Performs other public service and general clerical support tasks as assigned.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Prepares correspondences and reports.
  2. Trains new staff as needed.
  3. Attends meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
  4. Assists with special projects as required.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Supervision

 

The position may report to a Library Circulation Supervisor or Supervising Public Services Assistant. Although direct supervision is not a normal part of this position's work, incumbents may be called on to provide task direction to Page staff and library volunteers in absence of a supervisor.

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

  1. Knowledge of established practices and procedures for an integrated library system (ILS).
  2. Knowledge of library policies, procedures, and services.
  3. Knowledge of alpha and numeric systems for arranging library materials.
  4. Strong customer service skills.
  5. Strong organization and attention to detail.
  6. Ability to uphold the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and the community.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
  8. Ability to work independently and to set priorities.
  9. Ability to handle and resolve disruptive behavior effectively.
  10. Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal skills with others.
  11. Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, electronic databases, email, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.

 

Education and Experience

 

  1. High School diploma or G.E.D. required.
  2. These skills and abilities typically are acquired through completion of secondary school or equivalent together with several months in a customer service environment.

 

Physical and Environmental Conditions

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent must identify and organize library materials such as books, audiobooks, and DVDs based on small-print numbers and alphabetical characters; scan and inspect library materials including opening media cases; communicate with coworkers and members of the public; and operate computers for extended periods of time. An incumbent must occasionally move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds, including transfer of books and other materials to carts or shelves of varying heights. Incumbents may be required to move carts of books and other materials about the building for extended periods of time, and frequently remain stationary at one workstation for extended periods of time.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent must communicate with coworkers and members of the public. Most of the work is carried out within a generally accessible, safe, indoor environment. There are regular interpersonal contacts with staff members and customers. These contacts and situations are deemed to be generally safe and free of undue stress, but require incumbents to be cordial, helpful, and skilled in interpersonal relations with others both in the public and within the Library District.

 

The following questions will be asked during the application process:

 

  1. Provide one or two detailed examples of your experience providing direct customer service.
  2. Provide one example providing technical assistance to customers such as helping with a fax machine, copier or any other equipment.
  3. Provide one example of a time you had to use good organizational skills and had to pay attention to a lot of details.
  4. Describe one example using each of the following computer software: 1. MS Word, 2. Email and 3. Internet Navigation.

 

Library Technician, Mary Esther Public Library, FL

Full-Time Library Technician Position with Employer (City of Mary Esther) Paid Benefits Package, including medical, dental, vision, life, vacation leave, personal leave, sick leave and retirement.

 

General Summary of Duties: Performs all functions of the Library Technician position. Oversees content development, ensures design congruence, and manages the library's online presence in order to effectively promote and provide user-friendly access to the library’s resources and services. 

 

Essential Job Functions: The duties listed below are intended to serve as an example of the typical functions performed. They are not exclusive or all-inclusive and will vary with assignments.

 

Oversees the library’s website and social media platforms, managing digital content

Provides timely input of information for staff, customers, and OCPLC.

Updates, reviews, and maintains social media initiatives such as Facebook and Instagram through gathering and creating imagery to keep current and future patrons up-to-date on library programs, classes, special events, and business hours.

Creates, designs, prints, and distributes flyers, signs, and posters related to library programs, classes, special events and business hours.

Develops, updates, and maintains presentations on library activities and announcements via closed network audio video system.

AARP Safety Drivers’ course library coordinator.

Interlibrary Loan coordinator.

Coordinates and manages monthly movie matinee program.

Organizes, schedules, advertises, and instructs rock painting classes.

Researches, develops, promotes, and instructs STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, and Mathematic) classes.

Researches and acquires – via purchase and donations – print and non-print materials in accordance with patrons’ interest and library guidelines. Processes and provides cataloging assistance for print and non-print materials.

Researches and prepares requisition reports for young adult print and non-print materials.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

 

Strong understanding of social media and communication strategies used by Facebook and Instagram. Skilled in acquiring and uploading photos or pictures. Ability to use technology including email, internet, databases, eMedia, social media and other software.

Must be able to design visual concepts using computer software that effectively communicates to the patron. Knowledge of publishing trends. Skill in eye-catching display design and merchandising of library materials.

Knowledge of the Interlibrary Loan system: how to procure the intended print item from another library outside of the county, ability to find and send print items from the library to another outside the county, and process print items once they have arrived.

Knowledge of MARC records and copy cataloging.

Knowledge and experience with developing and presenting children, young adult, and adult programming.

Skill in providing reference and advisory service to all ages.

Knowledge of simple searching (author and title searches) in order to perform bibliographic verification.

Must have a positive attitude, a sense of humor and possess excellent customer service skills.

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions: Must be able to lift/carry at least 30 pounds. This position demands the physical ability to move tables, chairs and other equipment as needed for differing programs. Must also be able to reach top shelving, to bend or kneel to access lower shelving, and to stand for extended periods.

 

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate’s degree or higher is preferred. Work experience with children is required.

 

Special Requirements

Background check including fingerprinting required.

 

Director, Cuyahoga Falls Library

This highly visible, mission-oriented leadership position will plan, implement, and administer all aspects of the operation of the Cuyahoga Falls Library. As the chief administrative officer of the Library, the Director is also responsible for maintaining effective and mutually beneficial relationships with the Library’s community partners, valued employees, and Board of Trustees. In addition, it is expected that the Director will provide strategic leadership and possess a strong orientation towards service and innovation to meet the new challenges and changing needs of the Library’s customers and the larger community.

Cuyahoga Falls Library connects people with the world of ideas, information, and imagination, to inspire, enrich, and support the community. To learn more about the Cuyahoga Falls Library, click here.

Position Qualifications:

  • Experience with most aspects of Library operations, including public services/educational programming and outreach, technical services, technology, Human Resources management, facilities management, vendor management, and budget/fiscal management is required.
  • Experience with strategic planning and leading organizational growth is required.
  • Experience building strong, collaborative work groups focused on attaining superior results is required.
  • Experience collaborating and partnering with Trustees/Board members, community partners, and other key stakeholders is required.
  • Experience articulating, aligning, and furthering a public-serving organization’s goals, mission, and vision is required.
  • Ability to implement policies and uphold the principles of intellectual freedom to ensure free, equitable, and confidential access to information for all people of the community is required.
  • Experience in a management position within a public library is preferred.
  • Experience working collaboratively with collective bargaining units is preferred.
  • A Master’s degree in Library Science is strongly preferred, although other relevant Master’s level disciplines will be considered.

 

A generous compensation package includes competitive base pay; healthcare benefits including medical, dental, vision, and others; retirement benefits include participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System public pension plan, and many others.

 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter [including salary requirements] via email to: [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Senior Library Assistant, Outreach, Park County Library System, WY

The Park County Library System is hiring a Senior Library Assistant – Outreach Full-Time Position. This is a new position within the library, and an opportunity for an innovative, enthusiastic, and visionary individual to make their mark on library services in Park County moving forward. The person who fills this position should be highly public-service oriented, enthusiastic about connecting people with the library, and very comfortable with problem-solving and taking initiative. The Outreach Library Assistant will work closely with the Director and Branch Managers to plot a course for outreach services and public relations in the future. This position will work throughout the county, work varied hours and days attending various community events, and be the primary driver for the Park County Library Mobile Outreach Van. This is a great opportunity for someone to bring Pop-Up Library Services and Mobile Outreach to Park County. Applicants must have a valid Wyoming Driver’s License, a clean driving record, and be comfortable driving a Sprinter-type van.

Salary range starts at $15.60 per hour. Benefits package includes Park County health insurance, participation in the Wyoming Retirement System, paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick leave.

To apply please submit cover letter, current resume, and PCLS employment application by Friday, May 20 at 5 pm. to Library Director Karen Horner, [email protected] or mail to Park County Library System 1500 Heart Mountain St. Cody, WY 82414 Attn: Admin Office

https://parkcountylibrary.org/about-us/employment

 

Library Director, Pearl River County Library System, Picayune, MS

Responsibilities
The director is responsible for all areas of library management and administration, including personnel, collection development, budgeting, grant writing, E-rate applications, community relations and long range planning, subject to the policies, rules, and approval of the 10-member Administrative Library Board of Trustees.


Requirements
A Master’s of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited Library Science school or ability to complete such coursework within one calendar year and a minimum of five years of professional experience in the library field including supervisory and administrative responsibilities. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, application, three (3) professional references, and a one (1) page statement that describes his/her library service philosophy. Selected applicants will be required to make a visual presentation on libraries’ contributions to the community and library funding imperatives during the final interview sessions.

Salary & Benefits
$45,000 - $50,000 per year. Benefits include annual and major medical leave, employee state health insurance, Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System and opportunity to participate in the state’s life insurance and deferred compensation programs.
Available
Application closing date is June 15, 2022.
Contact
Board of Trustees, Pearl River County Library System, 900 Goodyear Blvd., Picayune, MS 39466.

Pearl River County Library System, Picayune & Poplarville, Mississippi
Place/Environment
Headquartered in Picayune, the Pearl River County Library System is situated in Pearl River County along the Pearl River and Louisiana state line in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Region. This one county/2 city library system serves approximately 55,000 residents and lies within an hour of New Orleans, Hattiesburg, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Pearl River County is only minutes from the Stennis Space Center in neighboring Hancock County. It is a growing retirement area and offers attractive places to raise a family.
Pearl River County Library System does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

 

Executive Director, Manchester Community Library, VT

The Manchester Community Library (MCL), the modern offspring of the town’s Mark Skinner Library, founded in 1897, seeks a creative and inspiring Executive Director to lead the organization to the next level in its never-ending quest to simultaneously be a 21st century library and a community hub for residents of Manchester, Vermont, and surrounding towns in Bennington County.

 

Reporting to the 13-member Board of Trustees, the new Executive Director will lead a staff of 10 augmented by a corps of volunteers that will provide patrons with a broad mix of services and programs within its 18,500 square foot building that opened in 2015.

 

Key responsibilities include the administration and operations of the Library, staff and Board management, oversight of all fundraising, marketing and public relations, and advocacy for the Library and general outreach to residents, patrons and town office holders.

 

The operating budget for the Library is roughly $1 million, with revenue streams provided by an appropriation from the town of Manchester approved each year by its taxpayers, endowment income, and philanthropic support from individuals and corporations.

 

The Library’s tag line – “Meet you at The Library” – speaks to the essence of small-town character. MCL’s chief ambition is to connect residents with one another by providing a welcoming and comfortable place that also provides access to tools and information and presents compelling programs for kids and adults of all ages.

 

MISSION: The Manchester Community Library is open to all as an inspiring gathering place for the community, providing resources for personal enrichment and growth.

 

VISION: The Manchester Community Library will be a hub of the community through our role as a trusted resource providing unique, essential, and innovative services; and by creating a welcoming and stimulating environment for learning and social connection.

 

MANCHESTER, VERMONT

Ideally located in southwestern Vermont, Manchester is easily accessible to the rest of the Northeast but tucked into the Green Mountains in the picturesque Battenkill River Valley.

Manchester has a year-round population of slightly less than 5,000 and boasts excellent schools, an array of recreation facilities, superb restaurants, top notch cultural institutions, and four-season outdoor activities. To learn more about Manchester and the surrounding area, click HERE.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Director is responsible for management oversight of the organization including design and implementation of all fundraising and development activities, supervising all staff, and working collaboratively with the Board of Trustees to ensure the financial integrity and accountability of the organization. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director must possess the following attributes and experiences:

Inspiring Community Ambassador and Leader

Someone who can:

  • devote themselves to the patron experience;
  • model integrity, transparency and empathy;
  • lead by personal example;
  • hold him or herself personally accountable;
  • establish and maintain positive relationships with the Town of Manchester, its manager and Selectboard, and other regional community organizations and libraries.

Operational Experience and Expertise

Someone who can:

  • hire, manage, mentor and evaluate staff and is a proponent of professional development;
  • create and oversee administrative policies and procedures;
  • create, implement and manage the operating budget;
  • coordinate support and implement Board priorities;
  • oversee the maintenance and enhancement of Library facilities;
  • cultivate and integrate volunteers;
  • ensure stewardship of the endowment

Excellent Interpersonal Skills

Someone who:

  • is committed to collaboration and a team culture;
  • is supportive and affirms relationships;
  • has a positive perspective;
  • is proactive, with a great deal of initiative and a can-do attitude;
  • can work productively and positively with a wide range of diverse constituents.

Fundraising Acumen

Someone who:

  • has the ability to tell constituents where the library is headed, and why;
  • possesses the ability to build strong relationships with current donors, and cultivate new ones;
  • enjoys telling stories that resonate with donors;
  • has the knowledge of the basics of fundraising, including identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors and prospects;
  • possesses the ability and courage to ask for money in a compelling and thoughtful manner.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • A BA or BS is required; a Master of Library Science degree or Library Professional Certification preferable, but not essential;
  • Five years of non-profit or for-profit management/administrative experience;
  • Expertise in fundraising, marketing and technology;
  • Excellent communication skills – written, editing, speaking and social media;
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours;
  • Avid reader;
  • Conviction in MCL’s culture, mission, and vision.

TO APPLY

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to contact the consultant in confidence. Candidates will ultimately need to submit the following materials as separate PDF documents:

  • A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position.
  • A current résumé.
  • A list of five professional references with name, relationship, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission) to:

 

John G. Clark

Senior Search Consultant

[email protected]

On or before September 1, 2022

 

 

Management Analyst, Santa Cruz Public Libraries

 

$6,237.00 - $8,442.00 Monthly
$74,844.00 - $101,304.00 Annually

 

The current vacancy is for Management Analyst for the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.  The Santa Cruz City-County Library System is the public library for cities of Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Scotts Valley.  It also serves all the unincorporated areas of the County.  The Library operates ten branches located from LaSelva Beach to Boulder Creek, a bookmobile, and has outreach services for both children and seniors. 

 

Under direction, the Management Analyst performs a variety of mid-management level duties in support of general administration, coordination, and monitoring of departmental operations, programs, and projects; conducts research and analysis and prepares reports; assists in the development of annual budgets; develops and implements procedures and special programs. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in business, public administration or related field; and two years of responsible project or program coordination and/or management experience and some research and analytic work. Four additional years of relevant experience (six years of experience total) can be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

 

The City of Santa Cruz offers excellent benefits for regular employees including CalPERS retirement, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, long-term disability, an Employee Assistance Program, vacation time, sick time, and up to 11 paid holidays per year.

 

Deadline to apply is Thursday, May 12, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.

 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santacruz/jobs/3521515/management-analyst?keywords=administrative%20analyst&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

 

 

The Position

 

$6,237.00 - $8,442.00 Monthly
$74,844.00 - $101,304.00 Annually

 

The current vacancy is for Management Analyst in the Library (Santa Cruz Public Libraries). The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other Management Analyst vacancies in any City department during the life of the list. The eligibility list established from this recruitment is valid for up to one year from the date established unless the list is extended or abolished by the Human Resource Director.   

 

 

 

Under direction, the Management Analyst performs a variety of mid-management level duties in support of general administration, coordination, and monitoring of departmental operations, programs, and projects; conducts research and analysis and prepares reports; assists in the development of annual budgets; develops and implements procedures and special programs.

 


Recruitment #22-107

Selection Timeline: (The following process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Human Resources Director.)

 

  • On Thursday, 05/12/22 recruitment will close. All application materials must be received by the Human Resources Department by 5:00 pm; postmarks are not accepted.  To apply, submit:

 

  1. Application - online application only.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of filling out the application form completely.  Click the Apply button to begin the online application process.
  2. Response to supplemental questions - will be a primary tool in the evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Any work experience described here must also be included in your employment history on the main application.

 

  • Week of 05/16 and 05/23/22:  Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications for this position.  Candidates will be notified of their status in the recruitment once all applications have been reviewed.  
  • Week of 06/06 and/or 06/13/22:  Interviews tentatively scheduled for the week of 06/06 and/or 06/13/22.  The examination process will include an interview and may include a written exam and/or performance exam. 

 

Typical Duties

 

(May include, but are not limited to, those duties listed below.)

 

  • Develops reports and studies: may conduct research on relevant subject matter and/or by maintaining, compiling, analyzing, and projecting statistical data; coordinates material from various sources; and writes and/or edits narratives.
  • Develops grant proposals; tracks funding and writes associated reports.
  • Provides research, analysis, and monitoring of administrative or operational issues and programs by gathering information and data; conducts feasibility studies; prepares reports and makes recommendations.
  • May coordinate public relations efforts as assigned by preparing press releases, public information material, and newsletters; meets with citizens and community groups and responds to complaints related to area of assignment received by the department.
  • Monitors monthly expense reports and assists with necessary adjustments.
  • Monitors and controls spending by reviewing requisitions and/or invoices for proper accounting, fund balance, and appropriation.
  • Assists with the development of annual budgets including estimating costs and/or revenues for a program or department, enters and verifies the accuracy of budget data, and prepares reports/graphs in support of proposals.
  • Implements and/or manages projects, such as Capital Improvement Projects, by drafting requests for proposals, coordinating contractor selections, negotiating and administering agreements, and monitoring and reporting on project progress.
  • Acts as liaison with other City departments, public agencies, and the public as assigned.
  • Serves as staff to Council-appointed commissions and committees as assigned; provides administrative and logistical support by preparing minutes and agendas and drafting related reports and correspondence; coordinates with other City staff and the public.
  • Reviews procedures, rules, standards, and regulations; makes recommendations for improvement as needed.
  • Responds to general correspondence, requests for information, and questionnaires.
  • May develop, implement, maintain, and report on projects or programs within the department.
  • May coordinate the departmental personnel functions, including recruitment and safety training.
  • May supervise or provide lead direction to staff.
  • Performs other related duties that may be reasonably expected as part of this classification.

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS 

 

Position requires standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting stooping and prolonged sitting in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires far and near vision when reading and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper and documents weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

The minimum qualifications for Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are the following:

 

 

 

Education and Experience:

 

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business, public administration or related field; and 
  • Two years of responsible project or program coordination and/or management experience and some research and analytic work.

 

 

 

Four (4) additional years of increasingly responsible experience in the performance of project or program coordination and/or management experience and some research and analytic work can be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

 

 

 

Knowledge:

 

  • Principles and practices of program or project development, administration, and evaluation.
  • Basic principles of budget development and management.
  • Methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation.
  • Standard office practices and procedures.

 

 

 

Abilities: 

 

  • Accurately analyze, interpret and evaluate department, administrative, programmatic, and/or technical issues and make appropriate recommendations for actions. 
  • Learn more complex principles, practices, techniques, and regulations pertaining to assigned duties.
  • Research, locate, and compile appropriate data, information, and material.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, department, citywide staff, regulatory agency staff and City advisory bodies.
  • Work independently and meet established deadlines.
  • Effectively organize assigned tasks and meet established deadlines.
  • Make oral presentations at public meetings and/or at department meetings.
  • Perform statistical and budget analysis.
  • Interpret, explain, and apply applicable laws, codes, rules, and regulations.
  • Competently use MS Office including Excel, Access and other computer programs and applications as required.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.

 

 

 

Licenses and Certificates

 

Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C driver's license. 

 

 

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Knowledge of the organization and operation of a public agency.
  • Knowledge of effective work management and scheduling techniques.
  • General knowledge of or work experience in the function of the specific department to which assigned.
  • Degree or certification related to specific assignment.
  • Position assigned to Waste Reduction: Experience in and knowledge of public relations and/or public outreach.
  • Position assigned to Finance:  Experience in contractual insurance, safety management and/or risk mitigation.
  • Position assigned to Water Administration and Public Works - Operations:  Experience with developing and managing budgets.
  • Position assigned to Waste Reduction:  Experience in and knowledge of recycling, source reduction, or sustainability and public relations and/or public outreach.

 

Network & Systems Administrator, Santa Cruz Public Libraries

 

$8,381.00 - $11,343.00 Monthly
$100,572.00 - $136,116.00 Annually

 

The two current vacancies are for Network & Systems Administrator in the Library (Santa Cruz Public Libraries).  The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other Network & Systems Administrator vacancies during the life of the list.

 

 

 

Under general direction, the Network & Systems Administrator analyzes, plans, coordinates, and supports a section of the City’s information systems and/or technical infrastructure; administers networks, applications, services and hardware assigned to the position; supervises technical support staff; may lead a customer support team; and performs related duties as assigned. 

 

 

 

The City of Santa Cruz offers excellent benefits for regular employees including CalPERS retirement, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, long-term disability, an Employee Assistance Program, vacation time, sick time, and up to 11 paid holidays per year.

 

Deadline to apply is Thursday, April 28, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.

 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santacruz/jobs/3501822/network-systems-administrator-2-vacancies?keywords=systems&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

 

 

The Position

 

 

 

$8,381.00 - $11,343.00 Monthly
$100,572.00 - $136,116.00 Annually

 



 

The current vacancies are for Network & Systems Administrator in the Library (Santa Cruz Public Libraries).  The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other Network & Systems Administrator vacancies during the life of the list. The eligibility list established from this recruitment is valid for up to one year from the date established unless the list is extended or abolished by the Human Resource Director. 

 


The Santa Cruz City-County Library System is the public library for cities of Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Scotts Valley. It also serves all the unincorporated areas of the County. The Library operates ten branches located from LaSelva Beach to Boulder Creek, a bookmobile, and has outreach services for both children and seniors. 

 

 

 

Under general direction, the Network & Systems Administrator analyzes, plans, coordinates, and supports a section of the City’s information systems and/or technical infrastructure; administers networks, applications, services and hardware assigned to the position; supervises technical support staff; may lead a customer support team; and performs related duties as assigned. 

 

 

 

Recruitment #22-101

Selection Timeline: (The following process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Human Resources Director.)
 

 

  • On Thursday, 04/28/22, recruitment will close.  All application materials must be received by the Human Resources Department by 5:00 pm. Postmarks are not accepted.  To apply, submit:

 

  1. Application - online application only. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of filling out the application form completely.  Click the Apply button to begin the online process.
  2. Response to supplemental questions - will be a primary tool in the evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Any work experience described here must also be included in your employment history on the main application. 

 

  • Week of 05/02 and 05/09/22: Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications for this position.  Candidates will be notified of their status in the recruitment once all applications have been reviewed.
  • Week of 05/23 and/or 05/30/22:  Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of 05/23 and/or 05/30/22.  The examination process will include an interview and may include a written and/or performance exam.  

 

Typical Duties

 

(May include, but are not limited to, those duties listed below.)

 

  • Analyzes, plans, coordinates, supports, and administers various networks throughout the organization, including: Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), wireless, convergent, local area networks and wide area network.
  • Analyzes, plans, coordinates, supports, administers, and upgrades various network, hardware and software systems throughout the organization, including: design, implementation, change management and operational support.
  • Works with and supports application team(s) throughout project lifecycles.
  • Maintains expertise in City standard hardware, software, wireless, middleware, mobile, and security products.
  • Assists in managing security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion detection systems, as well as accessibility of the network, servers, and applications.   Performs related security audits.
  • Assists in the planning, support, administration, and testing of disaster recovery and business continuity planning and processes.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates technical support staff.
  • Provides assistance to staff in resolving difficult technical problems.
  • Leads a team to serve individual departments needs or business functions in accordance with adopted customer service goals.
  • May supervise Help Desk work unit and field technical support personnel.
  • Participates in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure hardware and/or software products and services.
  • Interacts with vendors to identify and resolve hardware and software problems.
  • Participates in planning for infrastructure and information systems, including needs assessment, budgeting and capacity planning.
  • Compiles and maintains software, server, and network documentation and establishes appropriate procedures.
  • Analyzes, extracts, combines, interprets, and summarizes data for operational, management, or executive decisions.
  • Maintains awareness of current network, databases, and systems administration advances in technology as they relate to City needs and objectives.
  • Manages projects.
  • Performs other related duties that may be reasonably expected as part of this classification.

 

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, squatting, stooping, crouching, kneeling and reaching in the performance of daily activities; repetitive hand movements and fine coordination of hands and fingers to efficiently operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer installation and repair components; color vision to accurately interpret visual displays; acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry, drag and push equipment and materials weighing up to 40 pounds is also required. Additionally, off-site travel, attendance at multi-day off-site training sessions, weekend and evening work, and after-hours emergency call outs may be required.  Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

The minimum qualifications for Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are the following:

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a closely related field; and 
  • Three (3) years of responsible experience in network administration or systems administration, operation, and support depending upon area of assignment; and
  • One (1) year of lead or supervisory experience. (Successful completion of the City of Santa Cruz’s Supervisory Training program (2008 or later) can be accepted in lieu of the required lead/supervisory experience).

 

 

 

  • In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, three (3) years of additional relevant experience (six (6) years total) may be substituted. 

 


Knowledge
:

 

  • Networking concepts, principals, and best practices, included wired and wireless.
  • Design, implementation, and management of local area and wide area networks.
  • Diagnostic utilities used in a multi-platform environment.
  • Database design, installation, configuration, implementation, and administration in a networked server environment – for custom or commercial off-the-shelf systems.
  • Relational databases + platforms and associated query languages.
  • Administration of remote access utilities.
  • Microsoft Windows server architecture.
  • Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Project management techniques, methodologies, and software tools.
  • Principles and practices of supervision.

 


Abilities:

 

  • Configure and manage a virtual environment.
  • Administer VPNs (virtual private networks), firewalls, and intrusion prevention and detection, and associated software.
  • Evaluate and resolve complex technical problems and make critical decisions under time constraints.
  • Successfully manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including communicating technical information in business-friendly and user-friendly (non-technical) terms.
  • Budget and procure licenses, goods, and services.
  • Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
  • If assigned to City IT: successfully pass a full criminal record / background check including confirmation of the California Law Enforcement Telecommunication System (CLETS) record check from the Department of Justice (DOJ) obtained through Live Scan fingerprinting, and a criminal record history from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).

 


Licenses and Certificates
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C driver’s license.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) Windows Server.
  • Proficiency in the design, configuration, and setup of a Microsoft network and server environment.
  • Experience configuring, maintaining, and backing-up MS SQL.
  • Microsoft SQL Server Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification.
  • Experience in two or more scripting/programming languages: Transact-SQL, MS Powershell, MS Visual Studio, MS Windows Script Host, JavaScript, Shell Script, Perl, ASP, Crystal, C, or C++.
  • Knowledge and experience in installing, deploying and supporting VMware.
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP).
  • Experience with application streaming and VMware desktop virtualization.
  • Knowledge of network security principles.

 

Library Director, Albion Municipal Library & Heritage Center, Albion, IA

Due to a retirement, the Albion Municipal Library Board of Trustees is seeking an enthusiastic Library Director with excellent interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving skills, and a desire to serve and promote the library and foster positive community and staff relations. The Library Director will possess a high degree of initiative, integrity and sound judgment with strong leadership skills and a vision for 21st century library services.

The Library is located in Albion, Iowa serving the city and surrounding rural communities. The Albion Library has a tradition of involvement and outreach in the community, and has played a pivotal role in civic planning and events. The Library Director will be responsible for all administrative and professional library work and shall direct all library activities. The Director works with the public in accordance with general municipal policies and program policies of the Library Board. Harmonious relationships among personnel, volunteers, and the public shall be maintained. The goal of the Director’s position shall be to provide maximum library services to the service area. Under the general policies set by the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director plans, directs, and executes varied Library services and programs based on the community needs analysis and the roles the Library has chosen to play in the community. This position is hired, reports to, and is evaluated annually by the Library Board. This is a Full-time position.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Library Services
 Plan, organize, and administer programs and procedures governing Library services.
 Implement policies and directives of the Library Board.
 Select, purchase, and weed Library materials, equipment, software, and digital resources.
 Suggest and carry out plans for extending the Library’s services.
 Supervise public use of all machines (copier, computers, etc.)

2. Budgets, Reports, and Statistics
 Prepare regular reports summarizing the library’s progress, statistics, and future needs; prepare reports monthly for the Library Board and as needed for other agencies.
 Keep the Library Board informed of the long range plan for library activities.
 Prepare and administer an Annual budget for the Library in consultation with the Library Board and give a current report of expenditures against the budget at each meeting.  Secure adequate funding via grants, donations, and government assistance, to maintain all Library services with the assistance of the Library Board.
 Provide yearly reports for the State Library.
 Submit all reports and actions necessary to maintain Library’s accreditation.

3. Responsibilities to Library Board
 Act as technical advisor to the Library Board, recommending needed policies for board action.
 Report regularly to the Library Board, to the officials of the city and county, and to the general public.
 Attend all board meetings other than those in which Director’s own salary or tenure are under discussion.
 With the Library Board Chair, prepare agendas and notify board members of each meeting.
 Be responsible for keeping the Library Board informed of issues and problems relating to the Library and for assisting in and promoting the continuing education of board members. (i.e. confidentiality of library records, open meetings law, Fair Labor Standards Act).
 Inform the board of pending library legislation on the local, state, and national levels.

4. Professional
 Demonstrate high professional standards and uphold similar expectations for all Library employees and volunteers in accordance with standard Library procedures.
 Attend professional meetings, workshops, and classes to maintain certification and keep current regarding new procedures. Affiliate with state professional organizations.
 Cooperate with the county library association in representing a request for funds to the Board of Supervisors.
 Make use of the services of consultants of the state and regional library system.  Promote and write grants for the Library.
 Research and introduce new technology and formats into Library operations.
 Plan, draft, and administer standard procedures and protocols for Library operations and outreach services.
 Hire, evaluate, and manage Library employees (with the exception of the Library Director), and recruit volunteers.
 Serve as primary channel between Library Board and Library employees.
 Conduct staff & volunteer orientation, workshops, and meetings. Encourage staff & volunteers to take advantage of continuing education opportunities.

5. Public Relations
 Maintain an active program of public relations.
 Speak as requested to community groups about Library services.
 Utilize social media and other methods to expand outreach.
 Cooperate and consult with officials of other agencies on common library issues at city, county, regional, state, and national level.  Maintain open communication with the Mayor, City Clerk, City Council, the Marshall County Supervisors, and other libraries.

6. Building & Facilities
 Supervise the care, maintenance, appearance and security of the Library building and property. Report to the Library Board any needed repairs.
 Administer use and maintenance of Library public meeting rooms, following Library policy established by the Library Board.  Maintain ADA certification & ensure compliance with Library Board assistance.
Physical Demands of the Job:  Standing, sitting, walking, climbing, stooping  Bending/twisting & reaching  Talking & hearing; use of telephone & digital communications  Far vision of 20 feet or further; near vision at 20 inches or less  Lifting & carrying 50lbs or less  Pushing & pulling: objects of 60-100lbs on wheels

Preferred Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree. If a degree has not been attained, Library Board of Trustees will determine whether candidate’s professional library experience is an adequate substitute.
 Experience in professional library work and possession of any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
 Completion of Library Certification through Iowa Library Services mandatory within two years of hire.
Summary of Benefits: Full-time position. Starting wage: $17-19/hr. IPERS, PTO, paid vacation & holiday leave, and 80/20 BlueCross BlueShield individual health insurance are included in the benefits package as a city employee.
Disclaimer: This job description does not constitute a contract of employment. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit cover letter, resume, and professional references to Albion City Hall by 12pm May 23, 2022.
Email with subject heading: “Library Director Application” to: [email protected]
Mail: Library Position c/o City Clerk P.O. Box 219 Albion, IA 50005
With questions, call Albion City Hall: 641-488-2244

Library Director, Winfield Public Library, KS

Winfield Public Library, located in south central Kansas, seeks an innovative, energetic and collaborative individual to serve as its next Library Director.  The Library has a service area of more than 12,000 people in Winfield and surrounding area. The Library is a place where all are made welcome.

The Library Director carries out the mission of the Library under the general direction of the Library Board of Trustees, providing strategic leadership in planning, organizing and directing services and activities to meet community needs.  A full job description can be found at the Library's website at www.wpl.org.

About the Library

The Winfield Public Library, with a yearly budget exceeding $600,000, was newly renovated in 2016, is well trafficked with patronage counts averaging 250 daily visits and well supported by the community in its role as the community learning hub.  Library staff actively seeks and participates in various community collaborations, coalitions and initiatives.  The library has a long tradition of fostering partnerships with local nonprofits, businesses, the school district, college and other learning institutions, healthcare, fine arts, government and area service organizations.  WPL is a member of the South Central Kansas Library System (www.sckls.info). The Library was a recent recipient of the "Chamber Champion" award and has an impressive history of providing unique learning opportunities by securing and hosting national and statewide traveling exhibits. Through its resources of community, facility, staff and partnerships, the Winfield Public Library demonstrates it is "the little library that can".

About the Community

Located within an hour's drive of Wichita, KS, Winfield, pop. 12,000, is a progressive-conservative, multicultural, vibrant and active community well known for its opportunities, community events, beautiful parks and small town living. Comforts and advantages include accessible schools, recreation opportunities, concerts in the park, fine arts, unique and friendly businesses, local coffee shop, dog park, farmer's market, public pool and a safe and friendly atmosphere. Winfield is home to Southwestern College, William Newton Memorial Hospital, the annual Walnut Valley Festival (of international bluegrass music fame), the annual Isle of Lights (a community-driven, destination-worthy Christmas lighting display), the Cowley County Fairgrounds and the Broadway Sports Complex. Located on the northeastern side of the community on the campus known as Baden Square (formally St. John's College), the Library neighbors the Winfield Arts and Humanities, Winfield Recreation Center, Winfield Community Theater and residential housing apartment complexes.

Candidate Expectations:

The preferred candidate will hold a Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited university, have three years of professional public library experience, supervisory and budgetary experience, a current knowledge of technology including Integrated Library Systems, electronic information technology, data management and their uses in libraries.  See a full job description at the Library's website at www.wpl.org.

Compensation:

Salary range for the position is $60,000-$86,000 with a benefit package that includes Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, sick leave, health insurance and vacation leave. Pay will be determined by education and experience. This is a regular full-time salaried position, exempt for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Application Information:

The Winfield Public Library Director recruitment is open until Friday, June 3, 2022. The Winfield Public Library values diversity in the workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants who are finalists must successfully complete health and physical screenings including drug and alcohol screening, a background check, a credit check and must have or be able to obtain a Kansas Driver’s License.

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected] .

 

 

 

Branch Manager, Erie County Public Library, PA

 

Join our team! The Erie County Public Library in Erie, Pennsylvania is seeking an innovative, service-oriented individual to join our management team as a full-time Branch Manager at our Iroquois Avenue Branch Library. 

 

 

 

The successful candidate will enthusiastically connect members of Erie County's diverse population to library services, programs, and collections. The position requires the candidate to be curious, self-starting, and to be customer and community focused. The successful candidate will oversee the branch library's programs, services, staff, and community connection efforts. Knowledge of current technology and customer service best practices is essential. This community branch library is located within walking distance of an elementary school and junior/senior high school and a background and passion for working with children and teens will be integral to the position.

 

 

 

Minimum education, training, and experience required:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of public or private library experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory/management experience

 

 

 

Preferred qualifications:

 

  • ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science

 

 

 

Salary and benefits:

 

  • Salary starts at $22.94 per hour ($44,733 per year)
  • Excellent benefits, pension, and health coverage
  • 37.5-hour/week
  • This is a non-bargaining, exempt, position

 

 

 

How to apply:

Apply through May 5 at https://careers.eriecountypa.gov/job-description/?post_id=4018

Director, Montclair Public Library, NJ

 

Change lives every day, through words, ideas, and community building in Montclair (NJ) as the next Director of the Montclair Public Library. The Board of Trustees seeks candidates who want to expand opportunities for Montclair’s almost 41,000 residents. The municipal library, through its early literacy efforts, the Open Book Open Mind conversation series, and its Adult School of Montclair, focuses on lifelong education. With a committed staff of 24.69 FTE, an annual budget of $3.8 million from Montclair Township, and additional support from the Montclair Public Library Foundation and Montclair Library Friend groups, the Library provides stellar programs and services inside and outside the four walls of its two locations. The new Director will build relationships with the staff and community, work collaboratively with cultural and educational institutions, share a compelling story about the library to stakeholders, work with the leadership of the Montclair Library foundation to successfully guide fundraising efforts, and embrace the spirit of the Montclair community.

 

Responsibilities. The Library Director, under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, manages and directs the operations of the library. Specific responsibilities include understanding and aligning the organizational culture; developing and recognizing staff talents; successfully designing and implementing library programs and services; managing the Library’s public relations and marketing program; working strategically with the senior management team; planning, justifying, and executing the Library’s budget; collaborating with the Library Foundation and Friends groups; developing entrepreneurial activities; working closely with the Township of Montclair and the Board of Education; actively engaging and partnering with other community agencies and organizations; and being active in local, state, and national professional activities. The Montclair Public Library consists of two buildings: the Main Library at 50 South Fullerton Avenue and the small, historic Bellevue Avenue Branch Library at 185 Bellevue Avenue. The Director is responsible for all aspects of both buildings and the people that work in them, along with cultivating good relationships with neighbors and the entire community.

 

Minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, five years of executive managerial experience, and possession of (or eligible for) the professional librarian’s certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Education. High priority qualifications include skill and success in working, developing, and hiring personnel and building successful teams; knowledge of best practices in library technologies; experience developing and administering budgets; strong oral and written communication skills; customer focus and excellent public relations skills; ability to build trust and effective internal and external partnerships; facilitating change; leading through strategic planning and goal setting. Prior success in reporting to a governing board, successful fundraising experience, and working with local officials are highly desirable.

 

Montclair— a vibrant community of small shops, studios, restaurants, and professional services—is considered the arts and cultural capital of northern New Jersey. Closely linked with the growth of New York City, the burgeoning area— racially, ethnically, and economically diverse—is enlivened by a notable art colony and the work being done by the Montclair Center Business Improvement District. Residents have excellent and innovative schools, museums, churches, and many other places to find a sense of belonging. The Montclair Board of Education and the Montclair Public Library work together. Montclair provides for the education of the town’s children via eleven public Magnet Schools, offering STEM, International Studies, and the Arts. These are just a few of the variety of curriculum options for families. Montclair also provides a range of lifelong learning for adults; many of these opportunities are through the Library. Today, eclectic, and exuberant Montclair embraces its diverse cultural heritage and still nourishes the rich artistic expressions that took root more than a century ago. Jazz clubs, theatrical companies, shops and boutiques, galleries, and trendy restaurants are among the many amenities that attract residents and visitors alike.

 

Compensation. The position offers a hiring salary range of $125,000-$140,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package. For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Karen Miller ([email protected]).  This position closes May 29, 2022.

 

View this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links and information at https://bradburymiller.com/job/montclair/.

 

Library Director, Orcas Island Library

TO APPLY

Feel like this position is a good fit for you? Please visit our website to review the full job description and learn how to apply https://www.orcaslibrary.org/jobs.html.     

Open until filled.

 

OUR MISSION

The Orcas Island Public Library provides community members of all ages and interests with robust print, video, and audio collections; creative in-person and remote programming; and extensive online learning resources. The Library’s architecturally award-winning building and extensive gardens welcome reflection, exploration, discussion, and community networking. We are committed to be of service to all island residents and visitors.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Orcas Island Library was recently named an American Star Library (one of three in Washington State) by Library Journal. We regularly appear on the Washington State Library’s Top Ten Lists.

 

The Library Director serves as chief executive of the Orcas Island Public Library, responsible for leadership, direction, stewardship, and administrative oversight of daily Library operations, special projects, and community relations. The director leads the hiring and supervision of all other Library employees and volunteers.

 

The Director serves at the will of the five-member Library Board of Trustees appointed by the San Juan County Council. In consultation with the Library’s Board of Trustees, the Director develops an annual budget and provides direction and vision for the Library’s future.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Salary Range: $91,457 - $108,305/year (Depending on Experience)

 

Benefits: We offer a great benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance
  • Washington State Public Employees Retirement Systems Benefits
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • 9 Designated & 2 Floating Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance may be negotiable based on individual needs

 

Director, Bullitt County Public Library, KY

Opportunity awaits the next Director of the Bullitt County Public Library (KY).  The five-member Board of Trustees seeks a new leader who will work to fulfill the library’s mission to empower the community through free and open access to relevant, informative, and engaging resources and services.  With 74 FTE, a $6.4 million budget, and new facilities, BCPL is poised to meet the evolving needs of its patrons.  Open access to technology, information, facilities, and resources are all high priorities for the library and a part of its DNA.  Key initiatives include completion of the new central library, promoting the library with local stakeholders, demonstrating the institution’s value to taxpayers, and maintaining a cohesive and positive organizational culture by supporting staff.

 

Located in the North Central portion of Kentucky, Bullitt County is surrounded by gorgeous hills, the Ohio River, and sits just 30 minutes south of Downtown Louisville.  With Shepherdsville as its county seat, the region is home to the Jim Beam Distillery, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, and a growing community of over 82,000 residents.  Three golf courses, beautiful lakes, and countless hiking trails provide a variety of experiences for families and those who love the outdoors.  The region serves as a main north-south transportation corridor and continues to see economic growth through several major business parks and more than 6 million square feet of warehousing facilities.  Bullitt County Public Schools is the seventh-largest system in the state and offers The Discovery School, a project-based learning STEM school. 

 

Responsibilities.  The Director oversees and guides the activities of the library by acting as Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the provision of exceptional public service delivery.  The ideal candidate will be well-versed in board development, government relations, budgeting, reporting, planning, marketing, and advocacy efforts.  Additional functions include evaluation of long and short-term projects to keep services current with community needs; review of library operations with decision-making on complex problems; preparation of annual and special reports, agendas, and budgets; oversight of the library’s public relations and fund development activities; and review of overall staffing patterns, work schedules, staff evaluations, and professional development.

 

Minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in Library Science, a minimum of three (3) years of library administrative or significant supervisory experience, possession of or the ability to obtain appropriate certification from the Kentucky Board for the Certification of Librarians, and a valid driver’s license required.  Preferred skills and abilities include experience with collaborative management concepts; demonstrated excellence in communication, including written, verbal listening and public presentations; working effectively with a diverse staff and community; knowledge of federal and state statutes and financial requirements; and experience with a multi-branch library system. A willingness to relocate to Bullitt County or maintain residence within a 60-minute commute is highly desirable.

 

The position offers a hiring salary range of $90,000-$122,000 (with placement negotiable, dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.  For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates.  Apply by email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or PDF attachments to Brian Hare ([email protected]). This position closes May 29, 2022.

 

View this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links and information at https://bradburymiller.com/job/bullitt-county/.

 

 

Cultural Engagement Coordinator, Dodge City Public Library, Wichita, KS

 

Reports to: Programming & Outreach Librarian

 

FLSA: Non-exempt (hourly)

 

Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week, to include daytime, and evening, and Saturday rotation.

 

Starting Wage: $15.00+/hour, depending on qualifications and experience

 

Benefits Summary: KPERS Retirement, Aflac, BCBS of Kansas Health and Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holiday Pay.

 

Post Offer Background Check Required

 

JOB SUMMARY: This position serves as the community liaison between the library and community members of diverse cultural backgrounds who utilize non-English resources provided by the library.  Will work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate, plan and execute equitable and inclusive programming and outreach efforts designed to deliver culturally appropriate library services where the patrons are, with the objective to inform and engage community members of diverse backgrounds. Will serve as lead Spanish translator and proofreader for the library.  Will assist with selection and maintenance of bilingual library materials and collections. Bilingual in English/Spanish Required.

 

Dodge City is a town of 27,000 located approximately 2.5 hours west of Wichita, KS.  We are home to the Kansas Heritage Center, which houses many historical books and artifacts about Kansas and the Old West. 

 

We are hiring for two full-time positions that provide a complete benefits package, including KPERS Retirement, BCBS of Kansas Health and Dental Insurance, Paid PTO and Holiday Pay, and optional Aflac and Flexible Spending Account. 

 

 

Customer Service Assistant, Dodge City Public Library, Wichita, KS                           

 

Reports to: Customer Service Supervisor

 

FSLA: non-exempt

 

Hours: 40 hours per week.

 

Schedule: Daytime and evening hours, Saturday rotation.

 

Compensation: $11-$12 per hour depending on experience 

 

Benefits: Paid Time Off, Health and Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Plan, Paid Holidays, KPERS (Kansas Public Employees Retirement System) Enrollment, Optional Aflac Coverage 

 

We welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and historically underrepresented groups. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Summary: As part of our customer service team, this staff member will work to provide excellent service to patrons who visit the library, help to maintain orderly shelves, create attractive displays, and assist in a wide range of library tasks.  As a full-time staff member, they will be asked to assist with tasks in other areas of the library with appropriate training and supervision. 

 

Full details and online application are available at https://dcpl.info/employment-2/

Dodge City is a town of 27,000 located approximately 2.5 hours west of Wichita, KS.  We are home to the Kansas Heritage Center, which houses many historical books and artifacts about Kansas and the Old West. 

 

 

 

We are hiring for two full-time positions that provide a complete benefits package, including KPERS Retirement, BCBS of Kansas Health and Dental Insurance, Paid PTO and Holiday Pay, and optional Aflac and Flexible Spending Account.