DEAN OF LIBRARY SERVICES, 12-MONTH, RENEWABLE ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL POSITION.
Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston seeks a Dean of Library Services to provide coordination, supervision, and administration of programs and activities of the Library. The successful candidate must provide leadership in the development of mission and goals for the Library and make recommendations to the Vice President for Academic Affairs on all aspects of library services including budgets, collections, development, and evaluation of faculty and staff. Continue reading
What You’d Do:
SPANISH FLUENCY REQUIRED
Create lifelong library customers by implementing library services designed for customers of all ages seeking popular materials and quick service. Provide readers advisory, reference assistance and adult programming. Design engaging displays and participate in merchandising of the entire collection. Participate in community outreach and collection maintenance activities. Communicate effectively about issues and initiatives with customers, staff and administration. Establish and foster community relationships. Continue reading
The Science and Engineering Librarian will serve as the Libraries’ subject specialist in assigned science and engineering departments. Actively support the teaching and research endeavors of the University, especially with assigned constituencies, by providing research, instructional, and consultation services. Teach library research sessions in areas congruent to expertise and collection responsibility. Create research guides and other learning objects. Select materials in all formats for assigned subject areas. Interpret and analyze information needs of students, faculty, and staff and recommend changes to service based on analyses. Collaborate with counterparts in the social sciences and humanities to ensure a consistent approach to instruction, learning and research, and outreach.
Search Re-Opened – Seeking candidate for Collection Management Department Head with passion for collection development and management. Ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to an excellent collection of all formats as a core service of a public library. Responsible for overseeing adult material collection development. Will work closely and collaboratively with public service departments, and technical services. Will directly supervise Acquisitions and Paging staff supervisors. Member of the Management and Leadership teams.
Successful candidate will hold and voice a strong appreciation and understanding of non-public and public service departments’ partnership to develop and provide collections. Candidate will have demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department managers, library selectors, and staff committees. Strong knowledge of trends, operations and best practices for collection development and management. Excellent project management skills, budgeting, problem solving, analytic skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills, and operational management skills. Required: MLS from ALA accredited library school. Progressively responsible management experience in a public library. Minimum of five years of management and supervisory experience. $63,000 annual salary dependent on qualifications. IMRF benefit position. More info here.
Please send resume and statement of interest outlining specific experience and qualifications for position. Please submit with resume a one page statement addressing the following areas: management philosophy, collection development philosophy, e- media experience. Submit application or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Christopher Center Library Services and Valparaiso University are committed to fostering a diverse student body and faculty. We are pleased to announce an open position for the 2018-21 Library Fellow. This three-year faculty position provides the opportunity for an entry-level librarian, with a demonstrated commitment to diverse and historically underrepresented groups, to gain professional experience as an academic librarian.
With an expected start date of July 1, 2018, review of applications will begin immediately. Those received before noon, January 30, 2018, will receive full consideration. Please apply through interfolio. (link: https://apply.interfolio.com/47455)
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The Hollis Health Sciences Library at NYU Winthrop Hospital is hiring! We are looking for an enthusiastic Librarian to play a central role in our Library technical services.
Reporting to the Director and working closely with other librarians and staff, the Librarian will be responsible for all professional cataloging and interlibrary loan functions of the library. The librarian will provide reference and information services in response to the information needs of the organization’s library users. Continue reading
What is the story you wish to tell in building our new library?
The Carleton A. Friday Memorial Library, located in New Richmond, WI, is actively recruiting for the position of Library Director. We seek a story-teller: someone who will fill the next chapters of our journey with leadership, dignity, respect and innovation built on a foundation of teamwork and communication. As the lead character of the chapters that follow, your creativity and energy must be focused on cultivating leadership within our dedicated staff while promoting the need for a new library in our capital campaign. Effective communication and problem solving are key attributes for this new character and telling the story is critical.
The pages of our story include a dedicated staff of thirteen full-time and part-time employees, amazing programming and the opportunity to join a team that is committed to transforming our library one patron at a time. This non-fictional journey begins with an understanding of our foundation which is built upon the importance of literacy within our community of 8,909 residents and over 12,000 patrons. The impact that our community library has on place making, learning and the wonders that lie in the endless pages that fill our shelves inspires those who work here and our patrons who visit our library daily. The Friday Memorial Library isn’t just bricks and mortar, as our values reach every corner of the communities we serve.
Our story is just beginning. If you aspire to lead, to innovate, to transform, and communicate all with confidence and creativity, we would be excited to see you write future chapters in this amazing book.
We are accepting applications through January 31, 2018. Continue reading