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The Utah State Law Library is accepting applications for a library assistant position.
We seek candidates who have strong interpersonal skills, and we encourage Spanish speakers to apply. Much of our time is spent working with patrons who are trying to navigate the judicial system on their own. Law library staff provide information and resources to empower people on this often confusing and difficult journey.
The starting salary for this full-time position is $14.20/hr. The application deadline is August 23, 2018.
You can find position information and apply here: https://agency.governmentjobs.
This position requires a degree in Library Sciences or a closely related field (such as Public Administration, etc.) and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience. If the successful candidate does not have advanced formal training in library management, they will be required to complete Uplift Training with the Utah State Library within three years of hire. The selection process will emphasize general leadership and managerial skills and abilities.
To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and job application. An electronic application is required and is available from our website www.highlandcity.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter and/or a resume will not be considered. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Erin Wells at (801) 772-4566 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is open until filled. First review of applications will be on August 22, 2018. EOE.
Are you creative, energetic, and innovative? Do you believe in the mission of libraries and want to share that enthusiasm with the public? Then the Waco-McLennan County Library wants you to join its team. We are searching for someone who is passionate about providing excellent library services to the people of Waco and excited about new challenges.
The Branch Manager works with the Library Director in furthering the library’s mission and accomplishing goals. The incumbent performs a variety of professional librarian duties including, but not limited to:
Plan, organize, administer, and evaluate the operations activities of the branch, including facilities, equipment, and branch security issues.
Oversee the preparation, administration, and expenditures of assigned branch budget.
Supervise the Circulation and Reference staff in day-to-day operations, set schedules, and assign job tasks.
Perform supervisory functions by: interviewing, selecting, training, evaluating, disciplining, developing, and terminating staff; providing staff with the resources, equipment, tools, and knowledge necessary to perform and improve services; and guides employee work efforts in being successful, creative, and resourceful.
Interpret library policy concerning the circulation of library materials.
Develop and maintain the collections by reviewing, evaluating, selecting, purchasing, and withdrawing materials.
Provide excellent customer service to patrons by assisting patrons with reference, readers’ advisory, and general computer questions.
Tabulate daily collections, prepare bank deposits, and manage cash system.
Gather, compile, evaluate, and analyze data for reports and prepare statistical and analytical report of branch activities and operations.
Organize, maintain, and purchase appropriate supplies.
Deal with patron complaints and problems patiently, decisively, and within the set policies.
Develop, plan, administer and promote programs and services to community.
Knowledge of and commitment to excellent customer service principles and practices.
Advanced knowledge of library policies, procedures, services, and resources.
Special knowledge of publishing trends, authors, titles, and reading interests of adults.
Library classification, cataloging, and acquisition protocols.
Collection development, evaluation, and reference principles.
Developing and managing Library plans, budgets, policies, and procedures.
Managing staff, delegating tasks and authority, and coaching to improve staff performance.
Identifying library collection issues and developing suggestions for enhancements.
Ability to exercise initiative, leadership and independent judgment.
Ability to organize work, set priorities, use time effectively, and meet deadlines.
Ability to multi-task and work with frequent interruptions.
Ability to interact with people of varying personalities and ages in a variety of situations.
Ability to analyze and creatively solve problems, and resolve disputes and grievances.
Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution required
Experience: Four years of professional librarian experience, including supervisory experience.
Send Resumes to OR Special Instructions:
Apply online at the City of Waco website. Www.waco-texas.com
Annual Salary: 51,608 – 59,650
Subject: Information Literacy Adjunct Instructor
Adjunct instructor will teach one online section of LIBS 1704, The Information Navigator course, each semester. This is a one-credit hour course enabling WSU students to meet WSU’s Information Literacy requirement. Class size is limited to 30-40 students. Pay rate is $35.00 per credit hour per student.
-Master of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program
-Experience teaching an online information literacy class using a learning management system
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Must be a resident of Utah
-Experience using Canvas learning management system