Barrington, IL; Executive Director, Barrington Area Library

Barrington Area Library (IL) – Executive Director

Be a vital community catalyst and library futurist as the next Executive Director for the Barrington Area Library. The Library’s mission focuses on four key areas: stimulating imagination; supporting information literacy; fostering multigenerational and creative lifelong learning; and creating young readers. A customer-centric and committed staff (65 FTE) successfully fulfills that mission in comfortable physical and virtual settings through the Library’s outstanding digital collections and services, collaborative and vibrant community spaces, and stellar programs and activities for all ages.

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University Park, IL; Science Librarian, Governors State University Library

GSU seeks an innovative, adaptive and collaborative Science Librarian who will engage with science faculty, students and other campus partners to shape a dynamic teaching, learning and research environment. The position is open until filled, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2017.

Primary responsibilities:

The Science Librarian is a member of the team of reference librarians who as liaisons to students and faculty in academic departments provide a range of reference services, course-related library instruction and collection support. The Science Librarian is the liaison to the programs of Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physical Sciences, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

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Posted in Academic, Illinois, School Library, Uncategorized

Mount Horeb, WI; Frontline Help Desk and Circulation Librarian (LTE), Mount Horeb Public Library

In this newly created LTE position, we are looking for an additional outgoing, friendly librarian who excels at customer service! Viewed as “the face of the library” the ideal candidate must enjoy assisting and serving the public. The position requires top-notch customer service and ability to market library material and services to patrons during interactions. Schedule will vary. Includes evenings and Saturdays. Approximate split includes 15 hours on Circulation Desk, 25 hours Help Desk but will flex with staffing needs.

We are looking for an additional outgoing, friendly librarian who excels at customer service! Viewed as “the face of the library” the ideal candidate must enjoy assisting and serving the public. The position requires top-notch customer service and ability to market library material and services to patrons during interactions. Schedule will vary. Includes evenings and Saturdays. Approximate split includes 15 hours on Circulation Desk, 25 hours Help Desk but will flex with staffing needs.

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Rochester, MN; Youth Services Librarian, Rochester Public Library

Rochester Public Library is seeking a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic Youth Services Librarian who has a passion for programming and is eager to get out of the library and into the community to present hands-on programs for youth from birth through age 18. The successful candidate will possess exceptional customer service skills, a willingness to learn from failure, and a keen interest in collaborating and brainstorming with colleagues on a regular basis.

RPL, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is a very busy downtown library and bookmobile (approximately 600,000 visits per year, over 1.6 million items checked out and the busiest bookmobile in the state of Minnesota). RPL serves the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, and visitors from all over the world. We strengthen community and enrich lives by sparking imagination, creativity, engagement, and learning.

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Lomira, WI; Director of Library Services (P-T), Lomira QuadGraphics Community Library

Library Director, Part-Time
The village of Lomira seeks a well-rounded and dynamic leader for the position of Director of Library Services. The Director will report to the members of the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the management of the library. The Library board is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and energetic individual to fill this position. This candidate will be given the opportunity to develop new service options for the residents of Lomira and the surrounding communities that will complement the library’s existing services and operations. Other primary duties would include the management and supervision of the library staff, budget and policy development and implementation, oversight of library technology, collection development and the promotion of library services and activities.

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Posted in 0-2, Public, Uncategorized, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb, WI; Circulation Supervisor/ Reference Librarian, Mount Horeb Public Library

We are looking for an outgoing, friendly librarian who excels at customer service! This organized, flexible person is needed to supervise clerks, shelvers, and volunteers at a busy circulation desk. Must be able to develop internal protocols and implement procedures as required by LINK consortium. Must be able to attend to numerous details while keeping big-picture reasons for what we do at the forefront of all interactions with customers and staff. Additional components of position include collection development and Help Desk responsibilities (aprox. 25 or more hours a week). Must like working with the public, especially the after school crowd.

Some evenings and weekends. An MLS preferred.
Some supervisory experience preferred, although recent graduates welcome to apply.
This is a fulltime position. Wages based on experience. Benefits.
Resume and cover letter due by Thursday, July 13th at 5:00 p.m. to:
Jessica Williams, Director. Email: jessica.williams@mounthorebwi.info or snail mail: 105 Perimeter Road, Mount Horeb, WI 53572.

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Posted in 3-5, Public, Uncategorized, Wisconsin

Columbus, OH; Reference Librarian, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Library in Columbus, Ohio seeks candidates for the position of .5 FTE Reference/EBM Librarian (20 hours per week). Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the largest and most progressive pediatric hospitals in the country. The hospital is the pediatric teaching arm of the Ohio State University. The NCH Library is affiliated with The OSU Health Sciences Library. This is a part-time position reporting to the Manager of the Library. Hours are flexible and may consist of a combination of mornings and afternoons. A minimum of two years of health sciences library experience is required. Familiarity with evidence-based medicine concepts is highly desirable, as this position interacts daily with residents and nurses engaged in EBM/EBP activities.

NCH offers a competitive benefits package, which includes an onsite childcare center, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement and health/dental insurance.

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Bloomington, IN; Art, Architecture, and Design Librarian, Indiana University Librarys

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 49,000 students and over 3,100 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its world-class contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local craftsmanship in limestone.
 
The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries (https://libraries.indiana.edu/) are among the leading academic research library systems in North America. The IUB Libraries provide strong collections, innovative service and instructional programs, and leadership in the application of information technologies. The collections support every academic discipline on campus and include more than 6.6 million books, journals, maps, films, and audio/visual materials in over 900 languages. Of particular note are the 6.4-million volume high-density Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) for preservation and access to the libraries’ collections and archives, the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, and the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive. The Libraries also have renowned area studies collections and librarians who are leaders in the national conversation about the changing role of area studies librarianship. The Libraries are recognized leaders in integrating information literacy into the teaching and learning fabric of the university, and recently opened IU Scholars’ Commons and IU Learning Commons, two extensive renovations that have redefined the role of the Libraries in the academic missions of the university.
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Grand Rapids, MI; Library Director, Grand Rapids Public Library

Lead the Grand Rapids Public Library in its efforts to connect people to the transforming power of knowledge. The Grand Rapids Public Library seeks a successful responsible Library Director to provide innovation and inspiration for the Library and the City of Grand Rapids. Working with a seven-member Board of Library Commissioners, the successful candidate will have a strong background in developing collaborative external partnerships and continue to move the Library forward as a vital civic institution. The Library is uniquely positioned through its inherent neutrality and belief in equitable access and envisions a Grand Rapids community that is resilient and thriving. Impact priorities include young learners preparing to be successful, growing cultural communities actively accessing and using information, maximizing partnerships, and identifying and developing collections of information and thinking for different groups using the foundation of its successful Local History model. The Grand Rapids Public Library serves 193,000 residents with eight locations and a $9.4 million annual budget. In 2016, the Library staff (98FTE) hosted 723,751 visits and circulated 1,598,076 items. The Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation provided significant support for additional library programming including Music in the Stacks, One Book One Read for Kids (presented through the award winning DigiBridge partnership with the Grand Rapids Public Schools), Día de los Muertos, and Taste of Soul Sunday, an African American Heritage program.

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Denton, TX; Digital Archivist, Ed Rachal Foundation

Description
The Ed Rachal Foundation, a private non-profit foundation, is funding a digitization project in Corpus Christi, Texas. A Digital Archivist is needed to develop and implement a comprehensive digital archives program. This is a new and exciting position that has an opportunity to be part of a large digitization effort in South Texas. The Digital Archivist will have the ability to build and shape this initiative from the beginning.

The initial project for which the Digital Archivist is needed is to implement policies and procedures to enhance the accessibility and discoverability of over 200,000 photographs. The digitization center established for this initial project will be state of the art and will have the ability to serve the needs of the South Texas region. The successful candidate for this position will help shape the future of this digitization center to accept new projects.

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Posted in Archives, Non-profit, Texas, Uncategorized