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|Job Title: ||Librarian|
|Category: ||Education |
|Contact Name: ||Katie Ingvalson|
|Contact Phone: ||952-230-3097|
|Contact Email: ||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Job Description: |
Librarian-Overland Park, KS Rasmussen College
The Company: Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college specializing in high-demand educational programs in a supportive, student-centered environment. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees online and across its 22 Midwest and Florida campuses. By combining career development expertise, high academic standards and exceptional student support services, Rasmussen College graduates gain the skills to succeed in their chosen field. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit rasmussen.edu.
Reporting Relationships: The Librarian is accountable to the Academic Dean. The Academic Dean is accountable to a Campus Director. The Campus Director is accountable to a Regional Vice President.
Responsibilities: The Librarian an extraordinary position for career-minded and goal-oriented individuals to experience an entrepreneurial, values-driven culture; a rapidly growing business driven by societal and educational trends; a robust and defined career path; and most importantly, the opportunity to positively impact the lives of aspiring students and their communities. The Librarian plays a role in the success of career-oriented Rasmussen students in one of Rasmussen’s industry-leading, practical and accredited Bachelor’s degree programs including: the School of Nursing, the School of Justice Studies, the School of Technology & Design, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Business, and the School of Education.
Additional responsibilities include:
• Provide reference services by ascertaining information needs, demonstrating the use of print and digital media, referral to other libraries or interlibrary loan opportunities via in-person, telephone, e-mail, and chat inquiries.
• Promotion of library services and collaboration with faculty to develop library program, course-complementary reading and resource lists, and information literacy assignments, workshops, and instruction.
• Develop and present open and in-class workshops on lifelong learning skills independent of and in collaboration with faculty, the Learning Center Coordinator, and the campus Librarian.
• Maintain an awareness of new information tools and technology to meet the needs of students, faculty and staff.
• Within a given budget and guidelines, collect, maintain, and promote print and digital library resources.
• Develop programs and relationships with community groups, including but not limited to local public libraries.
• Collect and disseminate library metrics, including circulation and interlibrary loan statistics, student satisfaction data, and acquisition requests.
• Provide information literacy and bibliographic instruction for individualized or group assistance.
• Master’s degree (MLS, MLIS or MS) in Library Information Studies from an ALA-accredited institution or a Bachelor’s degree with significant work toward Master’s degree with expected completion date is required.
• Experience working in an Academic Library setting is preferred. Library experience should include familiarity with and experience in reference and bibliographic instruction.
• Working knowledge of common Academic databases and library management software (ILS).
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook) and common Internet search engines.
• Must have excellent command of the English language, in both oral and written form.
• Experience in working with academically at risk populations is helpful, but not required.
Rasmussen is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
|Job Title: ||Assistant Director of Libraries|
|Contact Name: ||Tammie Sharp|
|Contact Phone: ||913-279-2256|
|Contact Email: ||email@example.com|
|Job Description: |
Assistant Director of Libraries -- Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
The successful candidate will possess the knowledge and library experience to lead and promote the strategic and advanced development of Support Services(computer and technical services, public relations, online and outreach services), ensuring the most effective and efficient resources are being utilized and validating to our community we offer the formats and technology mandated in this evolving world of public library services. Will also work cooperatively with the Kansas City, Kansas Public School District representatives ensuring prompt answers to school libraries technology and material processing inquiries. Fully supports intellectual freedom and access of library materials and coordinates responses to appeals for materials reconsideration and directs any security operations concerns that may arise in the system applying established policies and procedures. This position will assist as requested by the Director in the daily services provided system wide (4 public library and 1 environmental library locations).
Required Experience: ALA/MLS degree with extensive knowledge of administration functions of a public library system and supervisory skills. At least three (3) years of progressive administrative responsibilities in a public library system, including budget preparation, knowledge of city/county mill levy and state funding, fiscal responsibility and experience working with and presenting to library boards. Demonstrated ability to efficiently lead both public and support services functions with demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to communicate effectively while promoting library services to a diverse community. Thorough knowledge of new concepts and technological advances in public library services is required.
The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library system is governed by the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education, USD #500, serving the majority of the Wyandotte County area, an integral part of the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. The library system serves a community of about 150,000 with 4 public libraries and 1 environmental library locations. Wyandotte County is undergoing a renaissance in the many new and relocated businesses, attractions and shopping venues to the area with many more prospects in the planning stages. Complete job posting and application process may be found at www.kckpl.lib.ks.us/careers
|Job Title: ||Web Specialist|
|Category: ||Library Specialist|
|Contact Name: ||Tammie Sharp|
|Contact Phone: ||913-279-2256|
|Contact Email: ||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Job Description: |
Web Specialist -- Kansas City, Kansas Public Library system
Will manage, maintain and advance the quality of the public library's intranet and internet web based services and tools for public and staff use; produce new and updated databases, pages and links making them more informative and useful; create attention-grabbing visuals; maintain and develop web based communications and networking tools including blogs, wikis and other applications; conduct an ongoing evaluation of the tools and systems used and provide innovative yet cost effective solutions to problematic concerns; compiles usage statistics of web based resources for monthly director's report.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences or at least three (3) years education/experience mix in field and thorough knowledge of different computer programming languages and applications required in website design and development such as: PHP, MySQL, CSS, XHTML, HTML. Strong demonstrated background in Microsoft products: Access, Word and Excel. Web 2.0 mindset and an understanding of Web 2.0 philosophies including integrating all platforms from podcasts to text messages to handheld devices to social networking platforms. Knowledge of library related online resources available through vendors and State Library.
KCKPL offers attractive benefits and optional purchase plan benefits; health insurance plans for employee and elective family coverages; optional dental and vision plans for employee and family; group term life; salary protection; tax deferred annuities; flexible spending account and retirement plan trough (KPERS) Kansas Public Employees Retirement System. Hiring range: $30,250-$45,000 depending on qualifications. Cover letter, 3 professional written references and resume required along with a completed employment application. Complete annoucement and application process available at: www.kckpl.lib.ks.us/careers.aspx
|Job Title: ||Library Director|
|Category: ||Public Library|
|Contact Name: ||ACPL Board of Trustees|
|Contact Phone: ||620-442-1280|
|Contact Email: |
|Job Description: |
LIBRARY DIRECTOR NEEDED for a town serving population of 12,000 located 60 miles SE of Wichita, KS, annual budget of $400,000, collection of 40,000 items, including e-books through the Sunflower eLibrary consortium, and staff of 10. The Library is located in a former post office building in the heart of a bustling downtown historic district.
Qualifications: ALA/MLS and at least two years administrative and/or supervisory experience in a library is preferred, including experience in dealing with library patrons. Alternatively, a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master of Library Science degree and four years of experience in library services, serving a community of 2000 or more. Supervisory and computer networking experience preferred.
Salary $38,000 minimum, and commensurate with education and experience. Moving allowance possible. Includes single health insurance, state retirement, vacation, and sick days. Open until filled.
Letter of application, resume, and three references should be sent to:
ACPL Board of Trustees
120 E. 5th Avenue
Arkansas City, KS 67005
Arkansas City Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
FULL JOB DESCRIPTION BELOW
Arkansas City Public Library
Position: Library Director
Accountable to: Library Board of Trustees
Classification: Full time, Exempt
SUMMARY OF WORK This position supervises and administers the delivery of library services to the public and the community, supervises staff and volunteers, and prepares budgets and schedules. In addition, this position is responsible for all facilities, equipment, and materials of the library. Other duties or responsibilities may be added as needed.
Nature of Work: This position involves complex administrative, supervisory, and professional duties requiring adherence to professional standards of accuracy, confidentiality, integrity, and tact. Regular travel is required.
Personal Contacts: Continual contact with the staff, volunteers, and public. Routine contact with the Board and City of Arkansas City employees. Occasional contact with the Friends of the Library, the Chamber of Commerce, and other community organizations.
Supervision Received: Direction from the Board.
Supervision Exercised: Direct and secondary supervision of library employees; secondary supervision of volunteers.
Essential Functions: Position requires ability to plan, implement, and evaluate services, communicate orally and in writing, read written material, calculate mathematical figures, maintain files, train staff and volunteers, automate library functions, manage electronic resources, and operate library machines and equipment.
Areas of Job Accountability and Performance:
· Works in cooperation with the Library Board to develop and implement good library policies for the community.
· Manages the day-to-day operations of the library, including but not limited to provision of services, selection of materials, and supervision of staff.
· Follows all applicable federal, state, and local laws pertaining to the provision of library services.
· Attends all Library Board meetings, Friends of the Library meetings, and other community meetings as required.
· Prepares and administers library budget effectively and accurately.
· Investigates and successfully applies for supplemental library funding and support from a variety of agencies.
· Provides support to the Library Board and Friends of the Library for fund-raising activities.
· Compiles and prepares statistics and reports as required by various agencies and groups.
· Performs all library personnel responsibilities, including hiring, dismissal, payroll, supervision, training, and evaluation.
· Ensures that the library is meeting the needs of the community through a systematic planning process that includes the regular evaluation of library collections and services.
· Supervises and implements the library automation system and local computing network.
· Oversees the safety and welcoming atmosphere of the physical facilities of the library.
· Demonstrates a vision of library service and produces creative solutions to library situations.
· Develops and oversees implementation of marketing plans for library programs, services, and collections.
· Attends library workshops, seminars, conferences, and other continuing education events.
Knowledge: This position requires a thorough knowledge of library practices, programs, procedures, and techniques; a working knowledge of the laws, regulations, city policies, and library policies pertaining to services, the principles and techniques of budget preparation, personnel management, and computer literacy; a working knowledge of building maintenance is essential.
Skills: This position requires the use of library equipment, computers, social media, and automation equipment.
Abilities: This position requires the ability to work well with people; to plan, direct, and regulate library services; to develop and implement marketing plans; to demonstrate initiative; to solve problems; to maintain confidentiality; to stay abreast on new legislation and/or procedures affecting library services; to prepare accurate reports; to keep the Board informed; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to follow verbal and written instructions; to establish effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, trustees, public, and the community.
Physical Requirements: 1) Requires prolonged standing, walking, bending, and kneeling. 2) Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials. 3) Valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and vehicle insurance.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master of Library Science degree and four years experience in library services. Two years administrative and/or supervisory experience in a library is preferred, including experience in dealing with library patrons.
JOB PERFORMANCE STANDARDS Evaluation of the position will be conducted yearly based primarily on performance of the preceding requirements and duties.
All library employees will also be evaluated on the following:
*Effectively assists all library patrons in the use of the library.
*Maintains confidentiality and privacy of all patron information.
*Handles library materials with care and diligence.
*Prepares accurate and timely reports and statistics.
*Works well independently.
*Deals tactfully and courteously with the public, displaying a friendly and approachable manner.
*Keeps work areas neat.
*Observes work hours, follows break policies, and demonstrates punctuality.
*Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisor.
*Follows all other personnel policies as listed in the ACPL Policy Manual.
Revised April 16, 2013.
|Job Title: ||Marketing Coordinator|
|Category: ||Public Libraries|
|Contact Name: ||Brad Allen|
|Contact Phone: ||785-843-3833|
|Contact Email: ||email@example.com|
|Job Description: |
The Lawrence (Kansas) Public Library seeks a creative, outgoing, and enthusiastic marketing coordinator. Your job will be to keep LPL in the minds of our community and promote the services and programs we offer. Lawrence is a fun and funky place, and your approach to reaching our community should appeal to the quirky nature of our town.
Here’s what we’ll need you to do/be:
* You will be an important “face” of the library and love talking in front of a crowd.
* You know how to create and implement a marketing plan and understand traditional media and advertising.
* You have experience with brand management.
* You are a strategic thinker and a creative problem solver.
* You get social media and know how to use it as a marketing tool.
* You value teamwork and can build effective teams.
* You know Lawrence and how to get its attention.
* You can maintain a website and make it thrive.
* You are a great writer.
* You believe a great city deserves a great library.
If this sounds like a job that’s up your alley, please consider joining our team at Lawrence Public Library. A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Experience working in public libraries and three to five years of marketing experience is preferred. This position is full-time and requires frequent evening and weekend hours. Salary starts at $36,000 and depends on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Preference given to applications received by Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Email an employment application, cover letter, and resume to: Brad Allen, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you prefer snail mail, our address is Lawrence Public Library, 700 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. The Lawrence Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
|Job Title: ||Library Manager (Digital Services Manager)|
|Category: ||Public Library|
|Contact Name: ||Human Resources|
|Contact Phone: ||(316) 268-4531|
|Contact Email: |
|Job Description: |
(Digital Services Manager)
Wichita Public Library
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK
This is professional administrative work managing the Digital Services Division of the Library. The Division is responsible for the integrated library system (currently Polaris), the library website and portal, licensing and management of all electronic and digital resources, and effective use of all social media platforms. Work is directed and reviewed through the establishment of goals and subsequent evaluation of progress toward goal attainment. The Manager reports to the Director of Libraries and services as a member of the department’s leadership team.
Primary Job Functions
- Provides strategic direction for the development of the Library’s digital presence, ensuring that virtual services are effectively and appropriately integrated with onsite services
- Manages the daily operations of the Library’s Integrated Library System, working closely with the department’s assigned Systems Analyst to perform system administration responsibilities, develop the test database, and to coordinate training, testing and implementation of new releases and enhancements as well as the utility, integrity and security of the ILS components
- Serves as ILS “super user” by taking reports of problems and issues and identifying options for resolution; provides reports from ILS data to assist other division managers in determining library usage patterns for collections and facilities; monitors use of electronic and digital resources and takes a leading role in guiding customers to effective use of these products and services.
- Coordinates the selection, evaluation, acquisition and licensing of all electronic resources Assists with developing the technical capacity of the Library’s staff so that the potential of both online and onsite services can be realized.
- Consults with vendors and Information Technology department staff with regard to the procurement of hardware and software Works with organizations throughout the community to establish and maintain innovative technology partnerships.
- Develops and administers disaster recovery plans related to Library information systems and identifies system critical data within the department to ensure sustained operations in accordance Keeps current on technology trends and technologies related to library application with the City’s Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
This list is not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.
· Technology – Comprehensive knowledge of integrated library systems, library-related technologies, and online computer services. Knowledge of library related database systems and networks to include automated circulation systems, on-line bibliographic retrieval services and cataloging services.
· Library Administration – Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of library science.
· Supervision - Knowledge of supervisory techniques, principles and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train and evaluate the work of assigned staff.
· Customer Service - Considerable knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes setting and meeting quality standards for services.
· Office Administration – Knowledge of office systems, practices, procedures and administration.
· Coordination of Work - Plans and organizes daily work routine. Estimates expected time of completion of elements of work and establishes a personal schedule accordingly. Implements work activities in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules.
· Computer Skills – Utilizes a personal computer to enter and retrieve information, as well as library software to effectively complete a variety of tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy.
· Judgment/Decision Making — Evaluates methods of research and then exercises appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and resolving complex matters. Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
· Interpersonal Relationships – Develops and maintains cooperative and professional relationships with employees and all levels of management to include library customers, and representatives from other departments and organizations.
· Communication – Ability to effectively communicate ideas and proposals verbally and in writing, to include the preparation of detailed reports which include numerical information and statistics. Ability to handle a variety of customer issues with tact and diplomacy and in a confidential manner. Ability to listen and understand information and ideas being presented verbally and in writing.
· Interpersonal Skills – Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, co-workers, representatives of other organizations and the public.
· Accounting and Budgeting —Ability to perform arithmetic, algebraic, and statistical applications. Ability to employ economic and some accounting principles and practices in the analysis and reporting of budgeting data.
· Personal transportation – Ability to travel to different branch locations on what may be a regular basis in order to provide training and technical support to employees and customers of those locations.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
· Graduation from an American Library Association accredited institution with a master’s degree in library science plus five years of professional library experience including three years experience in library administration or supervision of professional library staff or graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in an information systems field plus at least five years of experience within Information Technology. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.
· Experience with integrated library systems or similar technologies preferred.
The established salary range for this position is $60,978—$110,629, commensurate with experience. The City of Wichita provides a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and eligible dependants. Pension benefits are available through the Wichita Employee’s Retirement System, a defined benefit plan. Participation in a deferred compensation plan is available, as well as optional supplemental life and long-term disability insurance plans. Additional information about City of Wichita employee benefits may be found at: http://wichita.gov/CityOffices/HR/PayBenefits.htm
Interested candidates should apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wichita/default.cfm
This position closes June 14, 2013. For more information please go to http://www.wichita.lib.ks.us/Library/JobOpportunities.htm