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Job Title: Training Specialist
Category: Regional Library System
Contact Name: Paul Hawkins
Contact Phone: 800-234-0529
Contact Email: paul@sckls.info
Job Description:

South Central Kansas Library System Title: Training Specialist

Reports to: Director Supervision: None Fair Labor Standards Act

Status: Non-exempt Salary: $38,000 - $47,000 (40 Hours per Week)

Benefits: Paid single coverage Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health and Dental; Kansas Public Employee Retirement System; Optional Health Reimbursement Plan, Wellness Program and Benefit. SCKLS provided work vehicle. Credit card provided for work-related expenses and partial reimbursement for work cell phone.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides and facilitates the organization and support for an annual program of continuing education, training events and two grants programs for member public, academic, school and special libraries as well as public library boards and SCKLS staff; assists with providing SCKLS internal technology hardware and software installation and support; manages SCKLS directory and inventory.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Duties which comprise 70 – 80% of work time: Provides pre-event, event and post-event organization, support and evaluation for continuing education, training programs and other meetings Coordinates and organizes quarterly BLaST (Basic Library Skills Training), monthly TechTalk Series and semi-annual meeting programs Develops and delivers individualized and/or group training, instruction and orientation as needed Collaborates with Director and Staff to provide and support continuing education and training programs Duties which comprise 20 – 30% of work time Maintains and supports SCKLS video conferencing solutions, phone system, projector kits, security system, WeatherBug weather station, digital signage, etc. Assists with maintaining SCKLS staff, guest, lab and training software, laptop Absolute DDS, computers and printers Maintains SCKLS Directory and SCKLS technology and furniture inventory Administers Continuing Education Reimbursement Grants and Program/Project Grants May represent SCKLS at various meetings Other work-related duties assigned by the Director

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sitting, standing, walking, climbing and stooping Bending, twisting and reaching Speaking and hearing Manual dexterity including use of the telephone, computer and touch devices Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds Pushing and pulling, objects weighing 60 - 80 pounds or less on wheels Mobility and travel to locations outside the SCKLS office Ability to safely operate a SCKLS vehicle

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to work independently as well as follow instructions; manage multiple projects simultaneously; proactively meet deadlines; provide high attention to details and organization; and communicate courteously and effectively. Ability to use Microsoft software applications; presentation software and technology; Evanced Solutions calendar/event software; and SurveyMonkey. Knowledge of basic and evolving library services in various types of libraries. Ability to read, write, communicate and teach effectively; develop training and instruction; communicate effectively with individuals with varied levels of library skills / knowledge. Ability to foster and maintain positive working relations with member librarians and staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Masters of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program or Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years of library experience. 2. Successful completion of pre-employment screening tests. 3. A valid Kansas driver’s license and safe driving record required.

APPLICATION: Application letter should address how your experiences and skills would correlate with the various job duties for the position. Send via US Postal Service or e-mail a letter of application, resume’ and three references to: Paul Hawkins, Director, SCKLS e-mail: Paul@sckls.info 321 North Main Street South Hutchinson, KS 67505 Applications accepted until position filled. Applicants that best meet the job qualifications may be invited to interview. SCKLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Title: Health Sciences Librarian
Category: Librarian
Contact Name: Heather Collins
Contact Phone: 913-588-7330
Contact Email: hcollins@kumc.edu
Job Description: Research and Learning Health Sciences Librarian The University of Kansas Medical Center Library in Kansas City is excited to announce an opening for a Health Sciences Librarian https://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/16103 . This position will provide leadership within the School of Nursing’s innovative curricula and lend research expertise to its numerous scholarly activities. This position will also contribute to the development of a nationally award-winning digital information literacy project. Ultimately, this is an opportunity to grow professionally and drive excellence to the institution through the unique contributions of a health sciences librarian. For questions, please contact Heather Collins, MLS, AHIP at hcollins@kumc.edu, A.R. Dykes Health Sciences Library, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd (Mail Stop 1050), Kansas City, KS 66160.


Job Title: Discovery Services Assistant
Category: Library-Discovery Services Assistant
Contact Name: Kelsey Herbig
Contact Phone:
Contact Email: hr@rockhurst.edu
Job Description:

Discovery Services Assistant - Greenlease Library Rockhurst University seeks a Discovery Services Assistant for the Greenlease Library who will demonstrate support of the University’s Jesuit mission and values. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service. Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.

The position is responsible for modifying and creating exceptional bibliographic records to make content in all formats accessible and discoverable. Responsibilities require consistent decisions when interpreting cataloging rules regarding bibliographic and authority records, mastery in the use of cataloging tools, and application of local policies. The successful applicant will also assist in the development of policies and procedures in the department, which includes teamwork in problem solving, planning, executing solutions, and evaluating results. The position involves responsibility for performing a wide range of para-professional cataloging and collection maintenance tasks and assigned special projects, which may include growth in the area of digitization, based on the Content Management and Discovery Services department’s needs.

Specific requirements include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited higher education institution 
  • Demonstrated aptitude for detailed and precise work 
  • Use of effective and proactive verbal and written communication 
  • Ability to effectively select, train and supervise student assistants
  • General familiarity with library data standards, including RDA, AACR2, MARC, and LC Classification 
  • Computer skills necessary to effectively utilize word processing, spreadsheet, ILS and database software applications 

 Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Knowledge of cataloging tools and the ability to keep abreast of changes in cataloging rules and advances in technology.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the principles, methods and practices of library operation 
  • Self-motivation to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities 
  • Ability to implement new technologies to enhance services and content 
This position reports to the Content Management and Discovery Services Librarian and works closely with the Content Services Librarian. This is a full-time, non-exempt position (37.5 - 40 hours/week) and the pay range is $30,000 - $35,000 plus benefits. Interested candidates should apply cover letter, resume or curriculum vita, and contact information for three references at the following webpage: https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

 


Job Title: SWKLS Director
Category: Director
Contact Name: Tandy Ritchhart
Contact Phone: 620-225-1231
Contact Email: swkls@swkls.org
Job Description:

Southwest Kansas Library System

Title: System Director Reports to: Southwest Kansas Library System Board FSLA: Exempt Status: Full Time (40 hours/wk) Company Values Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and peers throughout the state Work effectively as a team contributor Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations

Position Summary: Responsible for all facets of a 21 county multi-type library system to include fiscal, personnel, programming, and legislative functions and provides vision and leadership to the Southwest Kansas Library System, its Board, and staff.

Primary Functions: 

  • Serve as technical advisor for the System Board to frame, implement and evaluate System services, operations and policies. 
  • Develop annual budget with the advice of the Budget Committee and maintain System’s financial integrity. 
  • Work with auditors to prepare budget publication and ensure timely publication of System budget. 
  • Work with SWKLS committees to develop and manage programs, services, and related policy. 
  • Keep member libraries apprised of staff goals and long-range System plans. 
  • Employ, supervise and evaluate personnel required to carry out the services of the System, including but not limited to creation and review of annual goals and objectives. 
  • Review departmental reports. 
  • Assist in planning and implementation of staff continuing education. 
  • Monitor trends in librarianship to ensure that System services are vital and that the current and future needs of member libraries are met. 
  • Ensure System compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations, including knowledge of and familiarity with Kansas statutes and library standards. 
  • Inform the Executive Committee of the needs and status of member libraries. 
  • Oversee care and maintenance of system facilities and operations. 
  • Communicate effectively to System Board and members. 
  • Represent System on local, state and national issues relevant to library legislation and concerns. 

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: 

  • Strategic Thinking 
    • Recognize future trends and appropriately revise or create services and programs 
  • Customer Focus 
    • Work with a positive, service oriented attitude, focused on current and future customer needs 
  • Leadership 
    • Support staff in developing innovative ways to assist libraries in creating and maintaining relevant services and programs. 
    • Take a leadership role in state-wide activities for the benefit of member libraries and general library service. 
  • Problem Solving 
    • Recognize patterns, consider risks, and use sound judgement to identify, solve, and prevent problems 
  • Decision Making 
    • Gather, utilize, and interpret relative information to make informed decisions 
  • Financial Management 
    • Successfully manage all income and expenditures, develop annual budget, and oversee grant-funded projects. 
  • Presentation Skills 
    • Inform and educate small and large groups through a variety of presentation methods including online and in-person venues. 
  • Communication 
    • Convey and receive information effectively in writing and when speaking, keeping staff, customers, and stakeholders apprised of System services and programs
  • Dependability 
    • Take appropriate action to meet goals, schedules, and demands while accepting responsibility for actions, results, and risks 
  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Supervises Consultant, Interlibrary Loan/Reference, System Administrator, Technology Consultant, Technology Trainer, Office Manager

DECISION MAKING: Full responsibility for decision-making and implementation of all System policy and procedures as established by law and System Board.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university, plus at least five years progressively responsible administrative experience.

EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: Regular hours are M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm; Flex time and/or comp time may be applied if travel disrupts regular hours.

Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to: Drive own vehicle, with a valid driver’s license, to System libraries and in-state meetings Lift and/or move 30-40 pound loads over 100 feet multiple times in a 3 hour period Bend, stoop, crouch, kneel to floor multiple times in 3 hour period Stand for 3 hours without sitting Carry a 2 pound load overhead to the height of 6 feet multiple times in a 3 hour period Read 6 pt. type font Hear individuals in a conversational voice at a distance of 10 feet and on the telephone Speak clearly and audibly to individuals at a distance of 10 feet and on the telephone Use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects or controls Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and office equipment Southwest Kansas Library System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, Southwest Kansas Library System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Selection Guidelines: Written application, oral interview, reference and background check. For further information, contact Tandy Ritchhart via email (swkls@swkls.org) or phone (620-225-1231 or 1-800-657-2533). Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Tandy Ritchhart. Position open until filled.


Job Title: Access and Learning Services Librarian
Category: Librarian
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Phone:
Contact Email: hr@rockhurst.edu
Job Description:

Rockhurst University seeks a collaborative and proactive Access and Learning Services Librarian for the Greenlease Library of Rockhurst University. Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service. Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world. We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

This position reports to the Research, Learning and Assessment Services Librarian and is responsible for the planning, coordination and administration of Access Services. This position manages 20+ part-time student assistants.

Essential functions include: 

  • oversees Access Services functions such as opening and closing the library, circulation processes, shelving, fines and billing, interlibrary loan, reserves, patron gate count;
  • participation in learning services such as library instruction, creation of instruction design tutorials and research guides; 
  • oversees hiring, training and supervision of student assistants and coordinates with other library staff for daily supervision responsibilities of student assistants; 
  • provides reference assistance to patrons; 
  • compiles statistics, analyzes data, and prepares reports relating to areas of responsibility; 
  • confers regularly with supervisor, reviewing, suggesting, and developing services, policies, and procedures consistent with the Research, Learning and Assessment Services department’s mission; 
  • participates in library staff meetings and regional access services meetings.  

This position has liaison responsibilities to academic departments to facilitate collection development. Service on university committees and in regional, state or national professional associations is expected and supported. Rockhurst seeks candidates for this position who have proven successful progressively responsible experience in the following areas: supervision, instruction, circulation, interlibrary loan and document delivery systems, databases, face-to-face and virtual reference services, collaborative software, cloud technology and Microsoft applications used in routine operations, such as OneDrive, Word and Excel. The successful candidate will have the personal qualities that exemplify the University’s Jesuit character, mission and commitment to excellence. An active approach to leadership by example along with a collaborative, team-oriented and highly communicative personal style will be essential skills for this position.

Specific educational and experience requirements: 

  • Master's of Library Science or equivalent degree from an American Library Association accredited university or college 
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated instructional teaching skills and understanding of instructional pedagogy and interactive teaching models 
  • Evidence of progressively responsible library experience that includes use of library circulation, reserve, interlibrary loan, and document delivery systems 
  • Excellent listening, writing, speaking and analytical skills are required for this position, as are integrity and candor. 
  • Demonstrated customer service experience 
  • Demonstrated initiative and project management skills 
Interested candidates should submit their application through the link provided below. Application process requires a cover letter, salary requirement, resume, and contact information for three references. https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts/40647/positions/146787/appl

 


Job Title: Library Specialist for Collections & Resource Development
Category: Academic Library
Contact Name: Mary Radnor
Contact Phone: 785-628-4061
Contact Email: mcradnor@fhsu.edu
Job Description:

Job Description: This is a full-time, Unclassified Professional Staff position reporting to the Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian. This position assists with the oversight of financial assets, communicates with the University Business Office, and is responsible for maintenance and completion of payments for resources in various formats. The employee in this position coordinates the receiving and processing of print and electronic federal, state and foreign, and United Nations government documents. The incumbent performs advanced tasks to assist in acquiring, organizing, and paying for the resources of the University library; including completing invoice work on the library management system and contacting vendors with payment information. Duties include reconciling charges in the University software and financial system and collaborative work with the University Business Office to ensure alignment with the State of Kansas payment procedures. The employee corrects problems with shipments and invoices and maintains contact with vendors. The employee assists with accurate and consistent compilation of statistics related to the use of Government Documents on a monthly and annual basis. In the resource management process, the employee adheres to the Legal Requirements and Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program. The employee may provide oversight to student employee(s).

Examples of Specific Duties: 

  • Assists with ordering and receiving of monographs 
  • Contacts vendor for payment of invoices with credit card 
  • Creates and approves invoices for payment in the library management system 
  • Records financial transactions and process invoices to ensure accurate attribution of financial commitment and spend to appropriate funds within the Library materials budget 
  • Investigates and resolves payment discrepancies 
  • Verifies monograph deliveries against invoices and maintains records of monograph acquisitions 
  • Performs elementary descriptive cataloging using automated bibliographic database 
  • Oversees monograph and Government Document processing 
  • Supervises uploading and checking of the Marcive bibliographic records based on the Government Printing Office profile 
  • Resolves routine problems in technical procedures 
  • Performs a variety of library clerical tasks, as assigned 
  • Performs related work as required 

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree 
  • Accounting experience in a business setting or through coursework 
  • Experience performing standard office-tasks such as filing and use of computer systems in daily work 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Strong written communication skills 

 Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience working with library acquisitions 
  • Familiarity with library systems and workflows 
  • Knowledge of basic library methods, techniques, and procedures 
  • Knowledge of automated systems as they apply to monograph processing 
  • Ability to maintain library records and carry out library procedures 
  • General knowledge of accounting practices, receiving invoices, and processing payment information 
  • Knowledge of standard office technologies 
  • Considerable ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions 
  • Strong oral communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to work in a team but also able to work with minimal supervision 

Priority Deadline: Preference will be given to applications received by the priority deadline of September 13th, 2017. Screening of applications will begin after the priority deadline and continue until the position is filled. Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits: Competitive benefit package http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/Prospective-Employees/

Required Application Documents: 

  • Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. 
  • Applicant documents must be submitted in one PDF. 
  • Please apply online at: https://fhsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CAREERS If you have questions regarding the position, please contact: Name: Mary Radnor Email: mcradnor@fhsu.edu Phone: 785-628-4061

 


Job Title: Library Specialist for Collections & Resource Development
Category: Academic Library
Contact Name: Mary Radnor
Contact Phone: 785-628-4061
Contact Email: mcradnor@fhsu.edu
Job Description:

Position Description: This is a full-time, Unclassified Professional Staff position reporting to the Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian. This position assists with the oversight of financial assets, communicates with the University Business Office, and is responsible for maintenance and completion of payments for resources in various formats. The employee in this position coordinates the receiving and processing of print and electronic federal, state and foreign, and United Nations government documents. The incumbent performs advanced tasks to assist in acquiring, organizing, and paying for the resources of the University library; including completing invoice work on the library management system and contacting vendors with payment information. Duties include reconciling charges in the University software and financial system and collaborative work with the University Business Office to ensure alignment with the State of Kansas payment procedures. The employee corrects problems with shipments and invoices and maintains contact with vendors. The employee assists with accurate and consistent compilation of statistics related to the use of Government Documents on a monthly and annual basis. In the resource management process, the employee adheres to the Legal Requirements and Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program. The employee may provide oversight to student employee(s).

Examples of Specific Duties: 

  • Assists with ordering and receiving of monographs 
  • Contacts vendor for payment of invoices with credit card 
  • Creates and approves invoices for payment in the library management system 
  • Records financial transactions and process invoices to ensure accurate attribution of financial commitment and spend to appropriate funds within the Library materials budget 
  • Investigates and resolves payment discrepancies 
  • Verifies monograph deliveries against invoices and maintains records of monograph acquisitions 
  • Performs elementary descriptive cataloging using automated bibliographic database 
  • Oversees monograph and Government Document processing 
  • Supervises uploading and checking of the Marcive bibliographic records based on the Government Printing Office profile 
  • Resolves routine problems in technical procedures 
  • Performs a variety of library clerical tasks, as assigned 
  • Performs related work as required 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s degree 
  • Accounting experience in a business setting or through coursework 
  • Experience performing standard office-tasks such as filing and use of computer systems in daily work 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Strong written communication skills 

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience working with library acquisitions 
  • Familiarity with library systems and workflows 
  • Knowledge of basic library methods, techniques, and procedures 
  • Knowledge of automated systems as they apply to monograph processing 
  • Ability to maintain library records and carry out library procedures 
  • General knowledge of accounting practices, receiving invoices, and processing payment information 
  • Knowledge of standard office technologies 
  • Considerable ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions 
  • Strong oral communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to work in a team but also able to work with minimal supervision 

Priority Deadline: Preference will be given to applications received by the priority deadline of September 13th, 2017. Screening of applications will begin after the priority deadline and continue until the position is filled. Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits: Competitive benefit package http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/Prospective-Employees/

Required Application Documents: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Applicant documents must be submitted in one PDF. Application Process: To apply for this position, please visit the Human Resource Office webpage at http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/ and click on Employment Opportunities. Only electronic applications submitted through the webpage will be accepted. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact: Name: Mary Radnor Email: mcradnor@fhsu.edu Phone: 785-628-4061


Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Catalog Librarian
Category: Cataloging
Contact Name: Dana Seabaugh
Contact Phone: 573-651-5096
Contact Email: dnseabaugh@semo.edu
Job Description:

Assistant or Associate Professor – Catalog Librarian Full-Time, Tenure Track, 10 Month Position Kent Library Southeast Missouri State University The Catalog Librarian position provides description of, discovery of and access to electronic and print library resources through creation of original metadata records for all library materials. Work includes cataloging of new general collection and Special Collections & Archives materials as well as retrospective projects. The catalog librarian ensures that titles are accurately described in the integrated library system (ILS) and other systems, such as OCLC, to facilitate discovery and access by university students, faculty and staff and guest users. The catalog librarian manages cataloging unit operations and supervises assigned staff. Unit operations include creation and maintenance of materials records, prompt access to newly acquired resources and timely access and/or problem resolution. The librarian will provide leadership on cataloging unit workflow and improvements. 

This position plays a key role in management of the ILS, in authority work for Southeast and other libraries in a shared catalog, and Southeast content in the MOBIUS union catalog. MOBIUS is a consortia of Missouri and Midwest libraries collaborating on resource sharing and acquisition. The catalog librarian must establish and maintain a personal development program consistent with the promotion and tenure criteria for librarian effectiveness, scholarly activity, professional development and service to the library, the university and the community.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain currency with national, regional and local cataloging policies, standards and practices 
  • Maintain and/or establish Southeast Missouri State University cataloging policies and procedures and serve as the local resource person regarding cataloging and metadata
  • Create original cataloging for materials in Special Collections & Archives and the general collections 
  • Manage the cataloging unit and supervise assigned staff 
  • Train copy cataloger(s) 
  • Participate in ILS management and provide leadership for cataloging functions 
  • Share responsibility for working effectively with MOBIUS libraries 
  • Serve as library liaison to assigned University academic department(s); liaison activities include but are not limited to: instruction, research consultations, departmental outreach, creating and maintaining LibGuides, collection resource review and collection development 
  • Serve on library, university and professional committees 
Required Qualifications: 
  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree
  • Two years cataloging experience in an academic library 
  • Experience with Resource Description & Access (RDA), MARC 21 and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) 
  • Experience with name, subject and uniform title authority work 
  • Experience cataloging materials through a national bibliographic utility such as OCLC 
  • Ability to create original bibliographic records and familiarity with MARC holdings records 
  • Experience cataloging a variety of bibliographic and physical formats 
  • Familiarity with, and an understanding of, national and international cataloging standards such as RDA and Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition (AACR2); MARC 21 Formats for Bibliographic Data; classification system such as Library of Congress Classification or Dewey Decimal Classification; Library of Congress Name Authorities; LSCH; CONSER Cataloging Manual (for Serials); and OCLC (or other utility) Bibliographic Formats and Standards 
  • Experience with modifying/updating MARC records and complex copy cataloging practices 
  • Skill in training copy catalogers 
  • High level experience with an integrated library systems (ILS) (Kent Library has an Innovative Sierra system) 
  • Understanding of ILS bibliographic, holdings and item records 
  • Knowledge of large scale record loads and cross-walking Marc or non-Marc data into the ILS
  • Ability to participate in projects, planning and initiatives to establish and refine cataloging/metadata policies and procedures on both the library and consortium levels
  • Evidence of effective communication skills 
  • Strong service orientation and flexibility 
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually 
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others 
  • Ability to meet Kent Library’s and Southeast Missouri State University’s tenure and promotion requirements 
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities  

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast Missouri State University seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional blended and online formats and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Application Deadline: The position is available January 2018 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 29, 2017.

Required Information: To apply, submit the following items online at:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1 

  • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications 
  • Current curriculum vitae 
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts required when offer of employment accepted) 
  • Name and contact information of three professional references
Library Information: Information about Kent Library can be found at: http://library.semo.edu/. University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 11,500 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast is a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, maters, and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 


Job Title: Library Associate Specialist, BOA Library Assistant (PT)
Category: Academic
Contact Name: Judy Bastin
Contact Phone: 316-218-6371
Contact Email: jbastin@butlercc.edu
Job Description:

Position Title Library Associate Specialist, BOA Library Assistant (PT)

Job Duties The Part Time Library Assistant is the person responsible for the day-to-day public services of the Butler Andover 5000 Library, part of Butler Libraries & Archives.

Responsibilities include providing excellent customer service to library users; maintaining and demonstrating skills and knowledge of library resources and technology to students; performing collection, facility, and administrative duties; coordinating student workers; and accomplishing any other duties requested by the Research & Instruction Librarian.

Campus Locations Andover

Nature of Position Part Time; # hours per week - 28 Flexible hours between 8 am - 7:15 pm, M- Th Hourly rate of pay $10.33 p/hr. Benefits include paid leave, paid holidays, Butler tuition assistance and retirement plan participation. For further information, and to apply for this position: https://employment.butlercc.edu/postings/2548


Job Title: Assistant Professor/Director of Public Services
Category:
Contact Name: Dana Seabaugh
Contact Phone: 573-651-5096
Contact Email: dnseabaugh@semo.edu
Job Description:

Assistant Professor/Director of Public Services Kent Library Full-Time, Tenure Track, 10 Month position

The Director of Public Services provides leadership and strategic visioning for Information Literacy, Information Services, Reference Services and Access Services. This position is responsible for developing Library-wide user-centered public services standards and best practices. The Director supervises tenure track faculty librarians and professional staff.

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Lead, plan, manage and coordinate Kent Library’s public services units 
    • Oversee Information Literacy and Information Services; including library instruction and the library/academic department liaison program 
    • Oversee Reference services; including in-person, virtual and online references assistance and research consultations 
    • Oversee Access Services; including circulation, reserves, collection maintenance, and resource sharing, interlibrary loan and document delivery 
    • Liaise with University Information Technology on Kent Library’s student computer lab 
  • Promote and provide expert guidance on Kent Library’s services, resources and spaces 
  • Ensure high quality user services and foster an inclusive learning environment for users 
  • Provide leadership on information literacy concepts, trends, pedagogies and assessment 
  • Evaluate and assimilate new teaching methods and changing student learning styles in a rapidly evolving, information driven environment 
  • Hire, train and evaluate public services faculty and staff in accordance with Library and University policies
  •  Participate in the overall development, management and assessment of library services and collections 
  • Provides leadership in the assessment of information, reference and access services 
  • Coordinate and support a work environment that allows all employees to actively contribute to the successful operation of Kent Library for all users 
  • Serve as liaison librarian to assigned academic departments; liaison activities include: building and maintaining close relations with students and faculty in order to meet their learning, teaching and research needs through information literacy instruction, communication, program development, information sharing, collection development and information gathering 
  • Create digital learning materials; such as LibGuidesTM or video tutorials 
  • Provide research assistance in-person, online, or by telephone and share in the chat and reference desk staffing rotation; may occasionally include nights and weekends 
  • Maintain confidentiality of library users, library records and university information 
  • Assist in creating, developing, documenting and maintaining public services policies and procedures and administrative guidelines and processes 
  • Make recommendations in areas such as library policy formulation, budget management and short- and long-range planning 
  • Participate in work related to the library management system as appropriate 
  • Maintain an awareness of and respond appropriately to users issues; consulting with the dean as needed 
  • Contribute to the library management team and library committees, activities, and outreach, and to Southeast Missouri State University through faculty governance, committees, councils, and other working groups 
  • Ability to successfully lead and complete a wide range of projects 
  • Establish and maintain a personal professional development program consistent with promotion, tenure, and post-professorial review 
Required Qualifications

 

 

  • ALA accredited Master’s degree
  • Minimum of three years of experience as professional librarian; experience in an academic library public services area a plus 
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a supervisory, management or leadership role 
  • Experience with or demonstrated knowledge of information literacy, reference services and/or access services functions 
  • Strong user centered public services philosophy 
  • Demonstrated commitment to the use of new information technologies 
  • Experience with planning, delivering or assessing information literacy education 
  • Knowledge, or awareness of, current trends in library services, resources and spaces
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body and a diverse faculty throughout the University 
  • Evidence of effective written and oral communication skills 
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community 
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities 

 

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Application Deadline: The position is available January 2018 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 27, 2017.

To Apply: Submit the following items online at:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1

 

  • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications 
  • Current curriculum vitae 
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted) 
  • Name and contact information of three professional references
Departmental Information: Information regarding Kent Library can be found at http://library.semo.edu/. University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 12,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 


Job Title: Assistant Professor/Director of Resource Services
Category:
Contact Name: Dana Seabaugh
Contact Phone: 573-651-5096
Contact Email: dnseabaugh@semo.edu
Job Description:

Assistant Professor/Director of Resource Services Kent Library Full-Time, Tenure Track, 10 Month position

The Director of Resource Services provides leadership and strategic visioning for the technical services functions of library materials licensing and acquisitions and resource description management and metadata activities to support the teaching, learning and research needs of the university community. The Director provides leadership for a user- centered approach to resource services operations. The Director manages the areas of acquisitions, cataloging, database and electronic resource management, government documents, periodicals and physical processing of new and deselected materials.

This position is responsible for developing standards and best practices:

1) for acquiring electronic and print resources from publishers and vendors in a variety of formats,

2) for organizing, classifying and processing library materials and

3) for daily operations of the Federal Depository Library Program.

The Director supervises tenure track faculty librarian(s) and professional staff.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Lead, plan, manage, coordinate and evaluate Kent Library’s resource services units by overseeing the acquisition of online, streaming, print and other materials; the description and discover of and access to electronic and print library resources; and the receiving and processing of Federal and State documents 
  • Assist in creating, developing, documenting and maintaining resource services policies and procedures and administrative guidelines and processes; manage and streamline workflows; and set priorities for library technical and collection services areas 
  • Train, evaluate and supervise resource services staff performing acquisitions, cataloging and government documents processing in accordance with Library and University policies 
  • Share responsibility for managing and administering the integrated library system and provide leadership for resource services functions 
  • Ensure Kent Library collaborates with University Finance and Administration and follows all University and State budgeting, business and accounting best practices 
  • Oversee staff working in metadata and responsible for duties such as record loads and troubleshooting data problems 
  • Assist in preparing the annual acquisitions budget and tracking of fiscal year expenditures and create budget, finance, statistical and narrative reports as required or requested 
  • Oversee evaluation, acceptance or refusal and processing of materials donated to Kent Library; including acknowledging donor gifts 
  • Facilitate and participate in the creation, maintenance and enhancement of metadata across multiple discovery platforms and library systems; including use of applicable tools for manipulating data (such as, MARCEdit, XML and import/export rules) 
  • Maintain knowledge of national, regional and local cataloging policies, standards and practices; including Resource Description and Access (RDA) cataloging rules, MARC records, Library of Congress Subject (LCSH) headings, authority control, Dewey Decimal classification and bibliographic utilities such as OCLC 
  • Lead bibliographic authority work 
  • Serve as liaison librarian to assigned academic departments; liaison activities include: building and maintaining close relations with students and faculty in order to meet their learning, teaching and research needs through information literacy instruction, communication, program development, information sharing (using tools such as LibGuidesTM), collection development and information gathering 
  • Provide leadership in the assessment of library services and collections 
  • Contribute to the library management team and library committees, activities, and outreach, and to Southeast Missouri State University through faculty governance, committees, councils, and other working groups 
  • Lead and complete a wide range of projects 
  • Establish and maintain a personal professional development program consistent with promotion, tenure, and post-professorial review 

 Required Qualifications 

  • ALA accredited Master’s degree 
  • Minimum of three years of experience as professional librarian; experience in academic library resource services a plus 
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a supervisory, management or leadership role 
  • Knowledge of cataloging principles, standards, practices and technologies; including RDA, authority control, LCSH, MARC and OCLC or other utility 
  • Experience working in a library management system 
  • Evidence, or awareness of, acquisitions budgeting, licensing or acquiring of materials 
  • Knowledge, or awareness of, current trends in library acquisitions, cataloging or government documents and physical processing 
  • Ability to effectively implement change 
  • Evidence of effective written and oral communication skills 
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually 
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body and a diverse faculty throughout the University 
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community 
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities 

 As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning.

Application Deadline: The position is available January 2018 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 27, 2017.

To Apply: Submit the following items online at:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1

• Letter of interest addressing position qualifications

• Current curriculum vitae

• Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)

• Name and contact information of three professional references

Departmental Information: Information regarding Kent Library can be found at http://library.semo.edu/. University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 12,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


Job Title: Teen Services Librarian
Category: Public Library
Contact Name: Karen Allen
Contact Phone: 785-843-3833
Contact Email: kallen@lplks.org
Job Description:

The Lawrence Public Library opened an expanded state-of-the-art facility in the summer of 2014. Located inside is the Teen Zone, a huge attraction for young Lawrencians as there is no other place in town quite like it. We are searching for a creative, ambitious, and enthusiastic individual with an appetite for all things young adult to help us keep the Teen Zone the destination for Lawrence teens.

Your mission will be to work closely with the Youth Services Coordinator, an awesome part-time staff, and our fantastic Teen Advisory Board to make the library an exciting and welcoming space for all teens. Additionally, you will create and plan programs, feed the minds of Lawrencians with young adult books, partner with local schools and organizations to spread the word of the library and bring in fresh perspectives and programs for Lawrence teenagers, as well as work with the collection development team to keep the teen collection exciting and new.

As the Teen Librarian, we will need you to: Truly value working with teens and appreciate all of their originality. Be passionate about young adult literature and able to sell books to teens and their adults. Create enthusiasm for the library when visiting with students at area schools. Be knowledgeable about what today’s teens want and be sensitive to their needs. Have a talent for imaginative, inventive, and exciting programming. Know how to merchandise and make totally rad book displays and marketing materials for teen programs. Be a gamer or know the current trends in video gaming and other technology. Know how to write for the web and connect with teens via social media. Value customer service for all patrons as well as fellow coworkers. Be spontaneous and unafraid to take risks and learn something new. Be a champion for the teens of Lawrence.

Requirements: Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Google programs Strong customer-service orientation Knowledge of young adult literature Previous work with tweens/teens Library experience Familiarity with social media Master’s Degree in Library Science, unless you can convince us otherwise (you definitely will need a Bachelor’s degree).

Preferred qualifications: PC and console video game experience Graphic design skills Lawrence Public

Library is located in the heart of downtown Lawrence, Kansas, a quintessential Midwestern college town of 90,000. It is a short drive to Kansas City and all its big city amenities should you need them. If this sounds like the job for you, please consider joining our team at Lawrence Public Library. This position is full-time and requires frequent evening and weekend hours. Salary starts at $39,084 and depends on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Preference given to applications received by September 29, 2017. Email an employment application, cover letter, and resume to: Karen Allen, Youth Services Coordinator, kallen@lplks.org. Application may be found on the library's webpage: http://www.lawrence.lib.ks.us/library-jobs/ The Lawrence Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.