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Subject: Job Opening: Assistant Director of Library Services
Assistant Director of Library Services
Roseman University of Health Sciences invites self-motivated and enthusiastic applicants for Assistant Director of Library Services to manage the staff and daily activities of the University Library on the South Jordan, Utah Campus (outside of Salt Lake City). Includes reference services, faculty research support, information literacy instruction, and staff training/development. Looking for someone who promotes teamwork. Roseman values diversity and collaboration to enrich our students’ lives and help them achieve their educational goals!
For more information see posting at http://www.roseman.edu/faculty
Application review begins 10/31/18. Position is open until filled.
No phone calls please.
Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree; min. 5 yrs. professional-level academic library experience, 2 yrs. direct supervisory experience; experience providing library instruction and reference/research support.
Preferred: 7 yrs. professional-level academic library experience with 3 yrs. supervisory experience; experience in a higher education health science library.
Subject: Ames Public Library Director Job Opening
Are you ready to lead an active and well-supported library into the future?
Join Ames Public Library’s team of passionate staff, engaged volunteers, and diverse partners in the heart of our vibrant community.
Ames Public Library’s mission is to connect people to the world of ideas–in our recently-expanded building, on our Bookmobile, through outreach, and of course digitally.
We are looking for a director that understands the changing role of a modern public library, inspires creativity and innovation, supports the welcoming and inclusive environment that our community expects and celebrates, and nurtures connections with community partners and leaders.
The Ames Public Library Board of Trustees is excited to announce it is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. Applications will be accepted continuously; however, the deadline for the first review of applications is 5:00 p.m. October 1st. Applications received after that deadline may be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.
Under the administrative direction of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees and in cooperation with city officials, the Library Director plans, directs, and coordinates all Library fiscal, operational and personnel activities to achieve the Library mission, goals and objectives within the context of community need and priorities; performs related work as required.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit www.AmesPublicLibrary.org/Dire
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Rowland Hall: Interim Upper School and Middle School Librarian
School Overview Rowland Hall is an independent school serving over 950 students from 2-PreK through twelfth grade on two campuses in Salt Lake City. Founded as an Episcopal school in 1867, Rowland Hall has been an independent institution since 1933. Rowland Hall’s mission is “to inspire students to lead ethical and productive lives through a college preparatory program that promotes the pursuit of academic and personal excellence.” The school offers a progressive education that includes a rigorous academic program, excellence in the arts, competitive athletic programs, and a nurturing and inclusive community. Located near the base of the stunning Wasatch mountain range and adjacent to the University of Utah, a world-class research university and medical center, Rowland Hall attracts a diverse community of families who may be third generation Utahns or recent transplants choosing Salt Lake for its recreational and cultural opportunities. The school focuses on attracting and retaining excellent teachers by offering extensive professional development opportunities, salaries competitive with the highest-paying local public school districts, and a close-knit, supportive community.
Lincoln Campus Rowland Hall Middle School (grades 6-8) and Upper School (grades 9-12) make up the Lincoln Campus and serve a combined 500+ students with a focus on academic, emotional, and social growth as developmentally appropriate. Each division promotes a strong culture of professional growth, collegiality, and collaboration for teachers. In recent years, the Middle School has focused on more interdisciplinary learning and experiential learning and has moved towards a more extensive grading system (“Mission Based Grading”) and runs a 1-1 iPad program. The Upper School, in addition to an excellent college preparatory program, has extensive co-curricular offerings in arts, athletics, service opportunities, and internships. Upper School signature programs include the Rowmark Ski Academy, a nationally ranked debate team, an award-winning literary magazine, Tesserae, and several partnerships with the University of Utah and other local organizations. The Upper School runs a 1-1 laptop program. Teachers in both divisions use the Canvas learning management system and Veracross as a Student Information System.
Primary Job Responsibilities
● Direct, organize, and supervise the library and essential services of the library from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday, including supervision of students using the space
● Promote literacy, reading and library use
● Instruct students and faculty on how to access, evaluate, use, share and create information using a variety of sources
● Teach information literacy skills, as well as the ethical use of information, at the appropriate grade levels
● Collaborate with teachers to design and implement lessons and units of instruction & to ensure that the collection supports the curriculum
● Collaborate regularly with the technology department to ensure consistency in skills, approach to technology, and technology policies & choice of appropriate library software and hardware
● Collaborate regularly with the Lower School library staff to ensure consistency in skills, electronic resources, library services, and collection development.
● Prepare, maintain and review the library budget with Chief Financial Officer
● Manage library websites and database OPAC (Alexandria) and online databases for middle and upper school divisions. Set-up and maintain student/faculty database accounts
● Manage access (student and faculty accounts) to and teaching of digital (as well as print) research resources, databases and web-based and online citation support (NoodleTools, Questia School, JSTOR, OverDrive.)
● Manage collection including selection, curation and updating books and digital resources
● Plan, administer, operate, supervise, and evaluate the library information center, developing policies to ensure efficient operation and optimal service and revising policies when appropriate in partnership with division administration and technology department
● Maintains flexible schedule and accessibility to learners and faculty Other Duties
● Attend faculty meetings, in-service activities, and other in-house training and meetings as assigned by Upper School and Middle School principals
● Maintain and grow professional skills by pursuing relevant professional development opportunities
● Performs any other related duties that may be assigned by the Upper School or Middle School Principals Ideal Candidate:
● Bachelor’s Degree and certificate in Library Media, or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or related field required.
● Strong organization, verbal, and writing communication skills
● Ability to multitask with continual interruption
● Strong technology and computer skills (preferred: experience with ipads, macbooks, and Apple technology)
● Familiarity with contemporary research databases: Gale, EBSCO, etc.
● Enthusiasm for working with Middle School and Upper School aged students
● Interest in curriculum development in collaboration with and to support classroom teachers
● Demonstrates cultural competency, both internally and with prospective families
● Ability to support the mission statement of the school
This is a full-time, exempt position beginning August 1, 2018 (or on date TBD based on when hiring is finalized), and ending July 31, 2019, reports to the Upper School and Middle School Principals.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and any other supporting materials to Andrea Beckman at email@example.com. For more information about the school, please visit rowlandhall.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity Rowland Hall is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, believes that each individual is entitled to equal opportunity without regard to sex, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal or state anti-discrimination laws. Rowland Hall’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
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