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: firstname.lastname@example.org or snail mail: 105 Perimeter Road, Mount Horeb, WI 53572.
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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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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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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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